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My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Shady — March 29, 2021

Photo Courtesy Kentucky Humane Society

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

Horse: Shady, a 7-year-old 14.3-hand brown Morgan-cross gelding in Louisville, Ky.
Organization: Kentucky Humane Society

Photo Courtesy Kentucky Humane Society

Shady is a 14.3-hand gelding who came to the Kentucky Humane Society in early March as a transfer from Georgia. He appears to be well-loved and looks a bit like a Morgan cross. Shady has been ridden western, English, and bareback in the past with several different riders. He would make a lovely partner for a variety of adventures, but soft hands and some dressage work would really bring out the best in Shady physically. Shady appears to be completely sound with great hooves and a wonderful willing attitude. Could he be your #righthorse?

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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

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