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Apache

Name: Apache

Name: Apache
Year of Birth: 1999
Breed: Paint
Color: Tobiano
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help in 2016 by Averie Clare.  Before joining Horses Help, I spent my days out on trails for recreational riding.  My best four-legged friends at Horses Help are Belle and Jessie.

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Belle

Name: Belle
Year of Birth: 1997
Breed: Quarter horse
Color: Sorrel
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help in 2011 by Diana and Ed Herman. I had an earlier career in ranch work and trail riding, but found my true calling in the world of adaptive riding. My strong, wide build and accepting nature have made me a favorite with hippotherapy clients and therapists. I am very easy-going and excel at building confidence in new or timid clients.

● RY 2016/2017 Diamond Level Sponsor:           Martha Miller
● RY 2016/2017 Silver Level Sponsor:                     Mike & Robin Hatch

Buddy

Name: Buddy
Year of Birth: 2001
Breed: Morgan cross
Color: Bay
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help in 2015 by someone near and dear to the Horses Help family –
Cindy Ramsey, the founder of Horses Help! I have a beautiful dark coat that is often mistaken for black, but I am actually bay in color. I love to be groomed and am very friendly. I am so laid back that I often have birds perched on my rump while I stand napping in my stall.

● RY 2016/2017  Silver Level Sponsor: Dan Hinkson

Caspar

Name: Caspar
Year of Birth: 2000
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Gray
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help in 2014 by Jennifer Petorella. I had an earlier career as a lesson horse in both English and Western riding. Riders love my quiet presence and my long, smooth stride. I am easily recognized by my beautiful gray coat and lovely silver mane and tail.

● RY 16/17 Silver Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin

Chuck

Name: Chuck
Year of Birth: 1996
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Sorrel
Bio: In the summer of 2014 I was donated to Horses Help by Ken Wright. My previous career as both a rope horse and trail horse contributed to my muscular physique. I am extremely social and will say hello to just about everyone who walks by. I'm a really laid back dude, but don't let my calm demeanor fool you. I can really cover some ground with my wonderful working walk.

RY 2016/2017  Diamond Level Sponsor:            John Bohnert & Peg Bohnert

RY 2016/2017 Silver Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin

Dean

Name: Dean
Year of Birth: 1997
Breed: Haflinger
Color: Chestnut
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help by the Larsen Family in 2011. My short, wide build and smooth gaits make me a great match for riders who require a little extra stability. I am very flexible and have been known to execute yoga poses while trying to reach grass beyond the fence line of my stall. I am curious, outgoing, and also pretty stylish! You may see me with a mohawk…or maybe with no mane at all!

 

“2017 PATH Intl. Region 10 Horse of the Year”

● RY 2016/2017 Gold Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin
● RY 2016/2017 Bronze Level Sponsor:
Deanna Banks

Doc

Name: Doc
Year of Birth: 1999
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Sorrel
Bio: I joined Horses Help in 2015 on lease from Tiffani Rose. Before my career as a therapeutic riding horse, I enjoyed trail riding. I am extremely affectionate and am always eager to make new friends. I love being groomed and really enjoy ground work exercises.

RY 2016/2017   Diamond Level Sponsor:
Dr. John Bohnert

Frisco

Name: Frisco
Year of Birth: 1999
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Sorrel
Bio: In 2015 I left the rolling hills of a large cattle ranch in New Mexico to join the Horses Help herd. My owners, Heidi and Jerry Collings, thought I would enjoy having a new job after I retired from ranch work. They were right! Riders love my smooth gaits and my beautiful flaxen mane and tail.

● RY 2016/2017 Diamond Level Sponsor:
Ann & Martin Fuller

● RY 2016/2017 Silver Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin

Harriet

Name: Harriet
Year of Birth: 2003
Breed: Grade
Color: Silver Dapple
Bio: I joined Horses Help in 2015 with the help of a generous benefactor, Darin Grenier. I had an earlier career as a recreational trail horse. Around the barn I am recognized for my gentle, accepting nature and for my stunning darkly dappled coat.

RY 16/17  Bronze Level Sponsor: Diane Rousseau

Jessie

Name: Jessie
Year of Birth: 1994
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Sorrel
Bio: Before joining Horses Help in 2015, I worked on a cattle ranch in Northern Arizona. I am a very kind and gentle horse with an incredibly sweet disposition. I love to be groomed and scratched on my neck, shoulder and rump. I’m also very curious and enjoy checking out new obstacles and toys. I was generously donated by Ellen Saucier.

● RY 2016/2017 Silver Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin

Joey

Name: Joey
Year of Birth: 2009
Breed: Gypsy Vanner
Color: Pinto
Bio: I was donated to Horses Help by the Mansfield family in 2013. My flashy good looks draw attention wherever I go. I may look fancy but don’t let my feathered legs fool you. I love rolling in the dirt and taking long naps in the morning sunshine. Another surprising fact about me is that I love to swim. Yep, take me to a lake or river and I will happily dive right in!

● RY 16/17 Diamond Level Sponsor: Sue & Dan Kelly
● RY 16/17 Gold Level Sponsor: Erma Brackin
● RY 16/17 Bronze Level Sponsor: Deanna Banks

Maggie

 

Name: Maggie
Year of Birth: 2012
Breed: Gypsy Vanner
Color: Blue Roan
Bio: As a young mare I am just transitioning into Equine Assisted Activities at Horses Help.  Volunteers and staff love my curious and outgoing nature.  I enjoy playing with toys and exploring new obstacles.

RY 2016/2017 Bronze Level Sponsor:
Tammie Bohnert

Magnum

Year of Birth: 2013
Breed: Gypsy Vanner
Color: Pinto
Bio:  I was awarded to Horses Help as part of the Lexlin Ranch Gypsy Gift Challenge in 2015.  I am very social, and love to say hello to everyone that stops by my stall. Fun fact: I am the youngest member of the Horses Help herd.

RY 2016/2017 Diamond Level Sponsor:
Sue & Dan Kelly

Pistol Pete

Name: Pistol Pete
Year of Birth: 1999
Breed: Miniature horse
Color: Black
Bio: After an earlier career in lawn mowing and combined driving, I was donated to Horses Help in the fall of 2016 from Patty and Bruce Huling.  It didn’t take long for me to captivate the hearts of the Horses Help staff, clients, and volunteers.  These days I enjoy working in the EAL program, posing for photos with visitors, and socializing with my best friend and neighbor, Chuck.

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Shadow

Name: Shadow
Year of Birth: 2001
Breed: Quarter Horse
Color: Bay
Bio: I joined Horses Help in early 2016 on lease from Jan Hancock. I have a background in reining and I also worked as a lesson horse for western riders. Now I enjoy developing friendships with a wide variety of riders in the Adaptive Riding program at Horses Help. I have become an instructor favorite thanks to my patient, willing nature. When not in classes, I can be found hanging out with my best pal, Doc.

● RY 16/17  Diamond Level Sponsor:
Mary Katherine Glimpse

*On Trial: in the event an On Trial horse is not fully accepted into the program, your sponsorship may be transferred to another herd member.

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