HOBBY - retired
Breed: Registered Quarter Horse
Description: Sorrell (light brown with white star, stripe, and snip, and one white sock)
Foaled in 1983
Donated by: Diane and Guy Owen
History: Hobby used to live in the pasture across the pond from CORRAL. He ended up being a great addition to the program.
Hobby… Has beautiful big brown eyes.
Is very smart...which often leads to trouble.
Likes to lip and nibble at people.
Is curious about everything and anything around him.
Will test his rider to see who's boss if being ridden independently.
Once untied himself and then proceeded to swing the rope in his mouth like a lasso.
Breed: Grade Mare
Description: Seal Point Bay
Foaled in 1987
Abby... Likes to nip when her girth is tightened. Is the oldest horse in the barn.
Is a favorite horse for beginners.
Registered Name: Ceceilia
Description: Stocky Palomino Pony
Foaled in 1996
Donated By: Linda Holley
Sissy... Is one of our driving ponies.
Was used for pony rides and was in a parade once.
Is allergic to penicillin.
Is an escape artist. She can open the stall gates like Houdini.
Once opened her stall and let out one of her “friends.”
Has come into the office and ransacked every desk and counter.
Everyone loves Sissy’s blonde eyelashes.
Breed: Quarter Horse
Duster... Survived EPM – Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis – usually deadly if not treated in time.
Is the favorite horse of all the instructors and volunteers.
Registered Name: Indiana
Breed: Quarter/Morgan Gelding
Foaled in 1999
Donated by: Michele Feckoury
Indy…Is 14.3 hands.
Is Level II Parelli trained.
Is a fast walker – only the fittest volunteers can keep up with Indy.
Registered Name: Wrangler Page
Breed: Quarter Horse Gelding
Foaled in 2002
Donated by: Ann Hughston
Seven…Has a brand with a 77 with a rocker below it. That’s how we came up with the name “Seven” for him.
Was used on a western dude ranch.
Was used for western pleasure competitions.
BLUE AKA BABY BLUE
Registered Name: Glamery Blue
Breed: Connemara Pony
Description: White with baby blue eyes
Foaled in 1997
Donated by: Rhonda Cathy
Blue…Is a big Connemara Pony. He is 15 hands and weighs 1100 lbs.
Is a former dressage pony.
Breed: Trakehner/Quarter Horse
Description: Chestnut gelding
Foaled in 1992
Donated by: Mary Margaret Halverson
Mozart…15.3 hands tall
Mozart's background is in dressage
Mozart loves peppermints
Mozart is the largest horse we have - a true gentle giant! He loves his job at CORRAL.
Breed: Tennessee Walking Pony
Description: Black gelding
Foaled in 1994
Donated by: Blalock Stables
Rooster…14.2 hands tall
If you hear him whinny, you'll know why he's called Rooster. He sounds like a Rooster crowing!
Rooster is our shortest horse at the barn.
Rooster is a very animated walker!
OTHERS AT THE BARN
BJ & GRACIE
The resident donkeys
Gracie is used in the Live Nativity each year.