Take-Me-Home Tuesday: Let’s Go to a Horse Show!

Your next horse show or equestrian sport partner could be waiting for an adoptive home right now.

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Horse Illustrated Horse Adoption DriveAdoptable horses come in all breeds, types, and with a wide variety of experience levels. If you’re looking for a competitive partner to join you on your equestrian journey, maybe one of this week’s featured horses from MyRightHorse.org is the horse for you.

In this group, you’ll find horses with potential in eventing, hunter/jumper, western pleasure, endurance, and speed events and located in rescues from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Which one belongs in your barn?

Red, an adoptable Quarter Horse mare in Bell, Florida
Red, an adoptable Quarter Horse mare in Bell, Florida

Red

Located at Horses Without Humans in Bell, Florida

  • Quarter Horse mare
  • 9 years old
  • Chestnut, 14.2 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Any
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Any

With her calm demeanor and friendly face, Red would be a great addition to any barn. She’s gone in English and western tack and has tackled the trails. She’s said to be kid-safe, and at 14.2 hands she’s the perfect size for a growing young rider or a smaller adult. Tap here to see Red’s full profile.

Merlot, an adoptable Arabian mare located in College Station, Texas
Merlot, an adoptable Arabian mare located in College Station, Texas

Merlot

Located at Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in College Station, Texas

  • Arabian mare
  • 13 years old
  • Bay, 14 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Any
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Trail riding, trail classes, endurance

This pretty Arabian could take you out on the trails or into the show ring with ease. She has been ridden by kids and novice riders in past foster homes. She’s done obstacles and taken on the trails. She’s said to be fit and sound and ready to go. Now she just needs the right human partner to take her out to showcase her talents. Tap here to see Merlot’s full profile.

Casino, an adoptable Appaloosa mare located in Woodbine, Maryland.
Casino, an adoptable Appaloosa mare located in Woodbine, Maryland.

Casino

Located at Day’s End Horse Farm Rescue in Woodbine, Maryland

  • Appaloosa mare
  • 10 years old
  • Black, 14.1 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Any
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Eventing, drill team, dressage, trail

You need this spotless black Appaloosa in your barn. Casino has jumped courses up to 2’3″, done dressage, been on the trails, joined the drill team and does it all beautifully. She’s brave on the trails, knows what “whoa” means, is good turned out with other horses, and is as cute as can be. She’d be ideal for a human partner who wants to do a little of everything. Tap here for Casino’s full profile.

Fern, an adoptable Quarter Horse mare located in Colorado
Fern, an adoptable Quarter Horse mare located in Union, Missouri

Fern

Located at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch in Union, Missouri

  • Quarter Horse mare
  • 20 years old
  • Chestnut, 15 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Intermediate to advanced
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Western pleasure, western performance, trail

Fern is a distinguished older mare who seems to have quite a bit of training in her past. She knows how to pull together like a western show horse at the walk and jog but also knows about speed events! Due to past dental neglect, Fern will need supplemental feed because she can’t chew hay very well. She knows how to neck rein and is ready to show what else she knows with an intermediate to advanced rider. Tap here for Fern’s full profile.

Teddy, an adoptable Thoroughbred/Connemara gelding located in Aldie, Virginia
Teddy, an adoptable Thoroughbred/Connemara gelding located in Aldie, Virginia

Teddy

Located at Nalani Horse Recovery in Aldie, Virginia

  • Thoroughbred/Connemara gelding
  • 9 years old
  • Bay, 15.2 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Not specified
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Dressage, hunter/jumper, eventing

Teddy has the potential to be your next sport horse superstar/best friend. He already knows the ropes, including jumping, gridwork, and automatic changes. His ideal rider would be someone with some experience who will continue his training under saddle and give him all the attention and affection he deserves in between rides. He’s said to have a friendly personality and has done some therapy-type work on the ground with at-risk teenagers. Tap here for Teddy’s full profile.

Rocky, an adoptable Appaloosa gelding located in Franktown, Colorado
Rocky, an adoptable Appaloosa gelding located in Franktown, Colorado

Rocky

Located at Drifter’s Hearts of Hope in Franktown, Colorado

  • Appaloosa gelding
  • 4 years old
  • White, 14.3 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Not specified
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Western performance, cattle work, hunter

Rocky is young and just green broke, but he’s got a sound and quiet mind that will make him a great horse for any rider in the future. He’s had some time on the trails and in the arena and is ready to be finished for his adopter’s preferred discipline. Tap here for Rocky’s full profile.

Viqtor, an adoptable Arabian gelding located in Acton, California.
Viqtor, an adoptable Arabian gelding located in Acton, California.

Viqtor

Located at Love This Horse Equine Rescue of Acton, California

  • Arabian gelding
  • 12 years old
  • Bay, 15.2 hands
  • Is this horse trained to ride or drive?
    Ride
  • What level of rider/driver/handler is the horse best suited for?
    Not specified
  • What discipline does the horse have training in or would be suited for?
    Western pleasure, endurance, trail

EC The Viqtor is a registered Arabian gelding surrendered by a previous owner. He has a show record in the western pleasure division, but his current home says he’s got the energy and athleticism for endurance. Tap here for Viqtor’s full profile.

1 COMMENT

  1. Unfortunately available horses don’t appear for Washington State. Paying cross country shipping to purchase horses out of state makes your adoption program useless to those of us looking to provide a home.

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