Amour - 5/5/1986 - Retired
Amour has been a long time resident with Therapeutic Riding. Amour is an Arabian gelding who loves carrots and receiving tons of attention. He has taught many, many individuals how to ride. Sometimes he tries not to work, slow is his best gait.
Donated by Jane Alexander.
Appy - 1992 - Retired
Appy is an Arab/Appaloosa cross who came to TRP when his owner went away to college. Appy is a little bouncy but can be comfortable when not so lazy. Appy has become a very nice lesson pony.
Donated by Sally Hamilton.
Bambi - 5/1/1998
Bambi is an American Miniature Horse. Individuals who are afraid of big horses enjoy grooming Bambi.
Bart - 1988 - Retired
Bart's show name is "Black Bart". He loves his job, but prefers to make some of the decisions; such as, where to go and when work is done.
Donated by Joyce Jones.
Cadence - 5/15/86 - Retired
Worked in dressage for almost 20 years. He enjoys trail riding and giving lessons.
Owned by Debbie Endlich.
Castle - Retired
Cookie - 2011
Cookie is a TB mare. She began her career as a fox hunter, but due to physical limitations, she has been loaned to us by Anne Moxley. She loves all of her riders and enjoys helping to teach them riding skills
Crispy - 1996
Originally purchased at a local auction. Works as a lesson pony. Loves to eat treats - that's her favorite job.
Donated by JR Ramsburg.
Dakota - 4/21/1997
Dakota is a Quarter Horse gelding. He began his career as a reining horse showing in Novice and amateur classes in Ontario Canada and northern New York state. But Dakota doesn't like the cold and moved south. He was donated by Sally Smith, who learned to ride on him and enjoyed his friendship and great personality
Griffin - 1996
Griffin grew up in the West and came east to be an eventer. As Griffin can no longer endure the hard life of an eventer, he is now teaching our riders what its like to ride a BIG horse.
Donated by Susan Bawer.
Jack - 1999
Hunter show horse at UVA with owner Devon McCurdy.
Jackson - 1/1/1999
Jack is a registered Quarter Horse Arab. He is 14.2 hands and a bit "spicey". Has tons of personality. Jack has worked as a lesson horse, giving lead line lessons and a camp horse.
Donated by Lisa Sarro.
Jitterbug - 1994
Jitterbug is a POA and is a medium size pony. Previously a companion pony at a large TB farm, JB is learning how to please everyone. She is always ready for attention and see new sights.
Donated by Jeramiah Wooters.
Justice - 5/1/1991 - Retired
Justice is one of our older family members. He is an Appendix Quarter Horse. With over exuberant riders he can be slow and lazy. Many of our more independent riders enjoy the more energetic Justice. Donated by Darcy Gordon
Lady - Mini - 4/15/1994
Lady is an American Miniature Horse, previously being a family pet along with Bambi & Winkie. She is very spoiled and loves the attention she gets when being groomed and meeting our students who sometimes are taken back by the "BIG" horses.
Donated by Elaine Eggink.
Max - Retired
Morgan/Belgian gelding with many trail riding hours. Donated by John Madison
Nestle - 1995 - Retired
Nestle is a registered Quarter Horse. He has shown both western pleasure and English. He loved to jump but is now retired from jumping. He is very comfortable at a slow trot, which is great to learn on. Nestle is a wonderful teacher.
Donated by Debbie Burke.
Oliver - 1996
Morgan/Belgian gelding with many trail riding hours. Donated by John Madison.
Onyx - 1985 - Retired
Onyx was owned and ridden by a teenager who eventually out grew her. She likes to move - fast walk and trot, which is great for riders that get frustrated easily and don't like to be constantly coaxing their horse. Onyx is always ready to be the first horse to line up when class is done!
Donated by Anonymous
Phil Mar - 6/2001
Phil Mar is a Quarter Horse gelding. His previous job was trail riding all over northern Frederick County. Phil Mar is very social and interested in all things new. He wants to meet every one and touch everything. Phil Mar has adapted to is life as a teacher very well. Donated by Larry Hurley
Pineapple - 7/1/1993
Grew up with Belgian broodmares. Thinks he is a "big" horse, who loves to make riders and leaders work hard.
Owned by Debbie Endlich.
Punkin - 5/6/2004 - Retired
Registered Haflinger Mare. Rides and drives. She's a Florida Girl, adjusting to snow.
Donated by Sarasota-Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, Inc.
Reilly - 1/1/1992
Registered Standardbred Gelding "Mitigator" Previously lived in Vermont and loves trail riding. Reilly is an excellent boy with our disabled riders - giving challenges and patience.
Donated by Cat Phillips.
Reno - 2/25/1989
Registered Arabian - El Addinns Mariah. Previous lesson horse and the father of several foals. Owned by Debbie & Cor Endlich.
Silver - 2003
Born in 2003. Silver is probably a draft quarter horse gelding purchased with the help of one of our wonderful volunteers. He was a babysitter a TB breeding farm and used lightly as a riding horse for grandkids. He now is a very useful member of our equine therapies. Owned by Vicki & Mike Fried.
Thumper - 2000
Haflinger Cross Gelding - previous camp pony. Received from a Grant made by William E. Cross Foundation.
Tucker - 1/1/2003
Tucker is a gorgeous Appaloosa gelding. He is about 15.1 hands. He previously showed in eventing. He loves attention and stands around during feeding time wanting to discuss the days events.
Donated by Susan Bawer.
Vegas - 1992 - Retired
Donated by Valerie Reifschneider.