Healing Horse Stables is blessed to have several amazing horses to work with our clients. Whether being groomed, rode, or just loved on, each one connects in a special way to the rider. If you would like to sponsor part of the upkeep of one of our horses or would like to become a financial supporter of the Healing Horse Stables family, your donations are appreciated! Donate now or click here for more donation options!
Buster is an American Quarter Horse in his 20’s. He’s a curious gelding who does very well with grooming and on lead. He does best with intermediate riders when he’s not on lead, because he likes to be spunky and have fun! He’s also the top horse in his herd, so he gets his food first, but he’s good friends with his pasture-mates.
Dobby is a 24 year old American Quarter Horse. He is a gentle giant who is great for beginner- intermediate riders. He has some spunky left in him and loves to have attention. He is best friends with Buster and is unhappy when he has to leave him some days.
Blackberry is 24 year old American Quarter Horse cross Morgan Horse. He is best suited for a more advanced rider who builds a trusting relationship with him. However he is a great choice for ground work and loves to play the Parelli games!
Toby is 20 year old Registered American Paint Horse who is owned by Larissa. Toby is ridden by our more advanced riders He is a great guy and will challenge you. He is slightly stubborn but loves attention and is always ready to have some ride time and carrots afterwards!
Gwynna is a gorgeous 13 year old palomino Morgan mare. She’s young and full of spirit–curious, sweet, and does want to please–on her own terms. She is a forward ride and loves to jump but slows down for the more beginner riders. She had a foal October 4, 2015 and now has been a reliable mount.
Oreo is our riding instructors paint pony. He is an 16year old Black and White Tobiano Painted Haflinger X Appendix Quarter horse mix. He is a great lesson pony who will take care of the itty bitties as well as speed up for the eager students who want to jump. . He is a great option for any child as he is well versed in western pleasure, English pressure, Hunter/ Jumpers and Parelli Natural Horsemanship.
Manue is a 15 year old Palomino Morgan gelding. Manue is teaching advanced riders in our program and is working very hard at being a good boy. He is a very smart and curious boy and begs for attention from everyone.
Luna is a 13 year old registered Thoroughbred mare who is owned by instructor Larissa. Luna is ridden by some of our volunteers by not used in the program at this time. She is best friends with Star.
Star is an 11 year old paint mare who is owned by instructor Larissa. Star is only used for groundwork sessions by some therapeutic clients. She is best friends with Luna and Lisa.
Levi is a 22 year old paint gelding owned and leased to HHS by Julia Rietz. He is a fantastic walk trot beginner horse and loves his job. A fun fact about Levi is that he sticks his tongue out because he has no front teeth!
Prancer is an 8 year old paint mare owned and leased to HHS by Peyton Randolph. Prancer has been nicknamed Pris in the barn for her sassiness under saddle. She is ridden by some of our more advanced riders and is shown in hunter jumpers and barrels!
Meet the littles! Lisa, Bonnie, Happy
If you have been out there year you have met these three! Lisa the donkey, Bonnie the paint, and Happy the handsome cream pony are fan favorites!! These ponies and donkey are used from grooming and petting sessions for our youngest of clients.
Meet the newest additions! Teddy, Bo, Frodo
Teddy is an 8 year old OTTB gelding who was a recent rescue/adoption case. Teddy needed a soft place to land and he has a great personality.
Bo is a 14 year old GAITED percheron cross. Bo is 17.2h tall! He is slowly working into the program as a western horse for therapeutic riders.
Frodo is a 12 year old paint pony who is started in training to help Oreo with the little ones.
Keep checking back for more updates on these three!!!!
Our friends who have passed on
Dakota was the star therapy horse of Healing Horse Stables. He’s was a 35 year old Morgan gelding, dark bay in winter and a lighter color when his coat gets lightened in the summer sun. With beginning riders, Dakota was so sensitive to the rider’s balance and needs that he’ll move to stay solid underneath them. He was calm and smart, knows his voice commands and radiates warmth to all–people and horses alike. In the winter, his coat is very thick and fuzzy, and he looks even more like what we always call him: a teddy horse. Dakota passed due to a severe colic episode and will be severely missed by many.
Gabriel was an amazing baby but due to a very resistant infection and immune difficulties we lost him at the young age of 3 years old. He was started undersaddle before his passing and was one of the best and easiest horses. Some of our clients were able to visit and ride him before his passing. He will dearly be missed as he was such a lovable boy.
Flash was a 28year old Impressive bred American Quarter Horse. Flash has been a tried and true lesson horse during his time here. Flash was diagnosed with an incurable squamous small cell carcinoma last year. He lived out his days being loved on and fed treats and continued to teach little ones how to ride. The cancer took over his body early January 2017 leaving the farm with the hard decision for quality of life. He will always be remembered as the sweet boy that he was.
Knight was a Friesian, a sweet gentleman who was slowly putting on much-needed weight. He was patient and careful on lead and with beginner riders. Sometimes on trail rides he decided he had gone far enough away from the barn and as soon as you would agree with him, he would head calmly and happily back to be with his horse friends.