SubscribeGift a Sub
Enable cache 100
Horse Adoption, Welfare, and Charities

My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Rosetta — February 21, 2022

Photo Courtesy Humane Society of North Texas

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with The Right Horse. Rosetta is this week’s adoptable horse. Check back weekly for a new featured horse so you can find your #righthorse.

Horse: Rosetta, a 25-year-old 13.3-hand chestnut grade mare in Fort Worth, Texas
Organization: Humane Society of North Texas

Photo Courtesy Humane Society of North Texas

Rosetta is a sweet small pocket pony who loves treats and is looking for a pasture to live out her retirement. She loves to see people and will approach for attention, scratches, and treats. Meal time is simply the best; you will love how she licks her chops waiting for her breakfast! Though her riding days are behind her, she would make an excellent companion to another horse and does well with a dominant mare. She also seems pretty happy on her own, though it would be great to see her with an equine buddy. She truly seems to enjoy long walks on the beach (or in the pasture if that is what you have) along with being groomed, pampered, and being treated like the queen she is. For day-to-day handling, she will need someone who can be assertive, particularly around meal times, but she is otherwise very easygoing. She would also do best with a big pasture to roam so she has plenty of room to move about and can dream her big pony dreams. Did we mention she is a volunteer favorite? She is up to date on her vaccinations, Coggins, dental care, farriery, and is microchipped. Adoption fee subject to change as her skills improve. Please fill out an interest in adoption form on our website to learn more and schedule an appointment at Is she your #righthorse?

Click here for questions about Rosetta, the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week

My Right Horse is the online adoption platform of The Right Horse Initiative, a collection of equine industry and welfare professionals and advocates working together to improve the lives of horses in transition. A program of the ASPCA, their goal is to massively increase horse adoption in the United States. To find more adoptable horses and foster horses, visit To learn more about The Right Horse, a program of the ASPCA, visit

Horse Illustrated

Horse Illustrated is the magazine for people who are passionate about horses. Each issue offers advice on horse health and care, plus user-friendly training tips for both English and western riders and engaging lifestyle features for horse lovers.

Recent Posts

2024 Paris Olympics: Equestrian Sports’ Close Ties With Paris

The 33rd modern Olympics being hosted by Paris is fitting since the city will host the Games for a third…

24 hours ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Q&A with Adrienne Lyle of the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team

Making her third Olympic appearance for the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team, Adrienne Lyle will arrive in Paris with two new…

3 days ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Latest News

Check out Horse Illustrated's latest updates from the 2024 Paris Olympics on equestrian sports for the three disciplines of dressage,…

3 days ago

Vet Adventures: High-Altitude Rescue, Part 3

Read Vet Adventures: High-Altitude Rescue, Part 1 and Vet Adventures: High-Altitude Rescue, Part 2 for the first two installments of Doreen’s…

4 days ago

BreyerFest 2024: Celebrate with Blue Zeus Limited Edition Figure Model and Clare Staples of Skydog Ranch & Sanctuary

LEXINGTON, KY – BreyerFest 2024, the annual celebration of all things equestrian, will feature an exciting new addition this year:…

4 days ago

2024 Paris Paralympics: US Equestrian Announces U.S. Paralympic Equestrian Team for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

LEXINGTON, KY. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the United States as part…

4 days ago