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Meet the Horses

Horses Available for Adoption

 

Nala

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Height: 16 hh
Age: 20+
Gender: Mare
Breed: American Saddlebred


Coggins: June 2021

All shots: August 2021

Float: April 2021

Farrier: Every 5 weeks

Nala is a calm and gentle mare. She is a quiet leader that provides stability for her best friend, Oriana. She is easy to approach and handle on the ground. Nala is best suited as a companion horse. 

Leading and Ground Manners: Can be slightly pushy/antsy to walk with a regular halter/lead rope. May required rope halter initially. Will do well with a handler who sets and maintains boundaries.


Grooming: Quiet and respectful. Displays no “vices”. Working on trust with hoof care.


Horse Care: In addition to the basics (water, shelter, routine vet and hoof care), requires her food to be softened before eating, a nutritional hoof supplement to support hoof growth, and a NSAID for arthritis


General Demeanor: Quiet, agreeable, calm, level-headed


Horse Physical Capability: Enjoys the company of humans and other horses. Best suited as a companion due to age and arthritis.

To be considered as an adopter, the first step is to complete an adoption application.

Honey
* Adoption pending *

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Height: 14 hh
Age: 13
Gender: Mare
Breed: Quarter Horse cross

Coggins: November 2021
All shots: November 2021
Float: December 2021
Farrier: December 2021

Honey is a sweet and stunning pony that came to our barn ready to be adopted. She has great manners and a nice little jig under Western saddle. Honey is now available for visits from potential adopters.


Leading and Ground Manners: Can be easily led with a flat halter and lead rope


Grooming and Tacking: Quiet and respectful. Able to quietly stand ground tied. Displays no vices.


Horse Care: Requires no extra maintenance. Currently on a ration balancer.


Riding: Quiet, steady, brave, trustworthy. Tacks up without any problems.


General Demeanor: Quiet, agreeable, calm, level-headed, not sensitive to her environment


Horse Physical Capability: Suitable for beginner or intermediate rider in Western pleasure

To be considered as an adopter, the first step is to complete an adoption application.

Rosebud
*Bonded pair with Fireball*

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DOB: 1/1/2010
Gender: Mare
Breed: Miniature Horse

Rosebud is an adorable little mare that stands quietly for all things and loves her little buddy Fireball. Rosebud is now available for visits from potential adopters!


Leading and Ground Manners: Can be easily led with a flat halter and lead rope


Grooming and Tacking: Quiet and respectful. Displays no vices.


Horse Care: Currently being fed a ration balance twice a day. Easy keeper. Had not had her hooves trimmed in a very long time; will take several more trims to get them back in shape.


General Demeanor: Quiet, agreeable, not sensitive to her environment

To be considered as an adopter, the first step is to complete an adoption application.

Fireball
*Bonded pair with Rosebud*

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DOB: 1/1/2012
Gender: Gelding
Breed: Miniature Horse

Fireball is a handsome and spunky gelding that is learning patience when things are asked of him, such as standing quietly for hoof trims and vet procedures. He currently fusses for a minute and then settles down. With a firm and consistent handler, he will be the star of the show. Fireball is now available for visits from potential adopters!


Leading and Ground Manners: Can be easily led with a flat halter and lead rope


Grooming and Tacking: Quiet and respectful. Displays no vices.


Horse Care: Currently being fed a ration balance twice a day. Easy keeper. 


General Demeanor: Quiet, agreeable, not sensitive to his environment

To be considered as an adopter, the first step is to complete an adoption application.

Coggins: 12/2021
All shots: 8/2021
Float: 12/2021
Farrier: 12/2021

Coggins: 12/2021
All shots: 8/2021
Float: 12/2021
Farrier: 12/2021

Horses in Rehab and In Training

 
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Takala - In Quarantine

Height: 13.2hh

Age: 8

Gender: Mare

Breed: Paint

Takala is a sweet, gentle pony currently at our quarantine barn. Keep an eye on the VEWS Facebook page for updates to Takala's progress.