Meet Our Horses

Angel

DOB: 1/10/10 Joined the Herd: 12/31/15 Breed: Morgan cross Sex: Mare Color: Sorrel Angel is used in Western, English and Jumping lessons.

Bandit

DOB: 1/01/10 Joined the Herd: 2014 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Blue Roan Bandit’s previous owner donated him to Horses for Hope so he could help people. He is used for camps and in our 4-H program.

Chase

DOB: 1/18/13 Joined the Herd: 2013 Breed: PtHA Halflinger/Paint Sex: Gelding Chase is currently in the Triangle Horsemanship training program.

Clay

DOB: 5/01/99 Joined the Herd: 2004 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Sorrel Clay was one of the first miniature horses at Horses for Hope.  Clay helped a little girl learn to read and to not be so shy!  He would stand and listen to her read while she sat on a blanket beside him.  He is used […]

Cooper

DOB: 1/1/2013 Joined the Herd: 2016 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Buttermilk Buckskin Cooper was a rescue in reverse!  This miniature horse was extremely obese when he came to us in the summer of 2016.  In the first picture below you can see the wrinkles in his neck slightly turned – he was so fat he […]

Diablo

DOB: 5/01/92 Joined the Herd: 1992 Breed: Quarter Pony Sex: Gelding Color: Sorrel with Blue Eyes Diablo was born at Horses for Hope and Sox is his sire.  He was our second therapy horse. Diablo is used for Western, English and Therapeutic lessons.

Domino

DOB: 1/01/2009 Joined the Herd: 2016 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Appaloosa Domino is a large miniature horse. Do you see how he got his name? He is used for our 4-H and camp programs.

Ellie

DOB: 1/1/2002 Joined the Herd: December 2017 Breed: Quarter Horse Sex: Mare Color: Bay Ellie was was previously a ranch horse and came to us from Alabama.  She is a beautiful bay with a bald face and 4 white socks.  She is used in Western, English, Jumping and Therapeutic lessons.  

Goldie

DOB: 5/28/02 Joined the Herd: 11/11/18 Breed: Double Registered AQHA and PHBA Sex: Mare Color: Palomino Goldie “ILB Step N Gold” was originally trained for reining and her prior owner primarily used her for trail riding.  She is used in our Western, English and Jumping lessons.

Gunner

DOB: 5/02/14 Joined the Herd: 5/2/14 Breed: APHA Sex: Gelding Color: Sorrel and White Tobiano Gunner was born at Horses for Hope and is Stormy and Titan’s big brother. He is currently in training.

Hank

DOB: 1/1/2004 Joined the Herd: 2008 Breed: Quarter Pony Sex: Gelding Color: Light Palomino Hank is one of our best lesson ponies and is the favorite of many riders! He is used in Western, English, Jumping and Therapeutic lessons.

Liberty

DOB: 1/01/02 Joined the Herd: 2014 Breed: Paint/Draft Cross Sex: Mare Color: Tricolor paint Prior to coming to HfH Liberty was a trail horse. She is used Western, English and Therapeutic lessons.

Lilbit

DOB: 4/18/2003 Joined the Herd: 11/11/18 Breed: APHA Paint Sex: Gelding Color: Tricolored tobiano paint A Little Too Much aka “Lilbit” is an all-around horse. Prior to coming to HfH he’d been a trail horse as well as a lesson horse.  He is used in Western, English, Jumping and Therapeutic lessons.

Mikey

DOB: 1/01/10 Joined the Herd: 2013 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Sorrel blanket appaloosa Mikey is a large miniature horse. He is used for 4-H and our camp program.

Oreo

DOB: 1/01/02 Joined the Herd: 07/19/18 Breed: Pony cross Sex: Gelding Color: Black & White Oreo is a cute black and white pony! His former owners outgrew him and we are happy to have him here at Horses for Hope. He’s a been there, done that, laid back, trustworthy pony. Oreo is used for our […]

Pete

DOB: 1/1/2010 Joined the Herd: December 2017 Breed: APHA Paint Sex: Gelding Color: Black and white paint Pete is a black and white overo paint. He is used in our able-bodied riding program

Pongo

DOB: 1/01/10 Joined the Herd: 2014 Breed: Minature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Leopard Appaloosa Pongo is a miniature Appaloosa gelding who was donated to us in 2014.  He is friendly and likes to meet people! Pongo is a part of our camps and the 4-H program. Check out Pongo’s spots in this photo!

Prince

DOB: 5/11/10 Joined the Herd: 2014 Breed: Miniature Horse Sex: Gelding Color: Buckskin and White Paint Prince is a miniature horse who is used in our camp and 4-H programs. He has really responded well to the additional training with the 4-H members.

Rocky

DOB: 1/01/13 Joined the Herd: 12/23/16 Breed: Appaloosa/Mustang cross Color: Sorral Appaloosa Rocky is currently in training.

Romeo

DOB: 3/13/13 Joined the Herd: 3/13/13 Breed: PtHA Registered Halflinger/Paint Sex: Gelding Color: White/Sorrel Romeo was born at Horses for Hope! He is currently being used for horsemanship lessons. He’s being trained under saddle as well.  

Sergeant

DOB: 7/01/03 Joined the Herd: 2004 Sex: Gelding Breed: Miniature Horse Sergeant, Clay, and Shamu were the first miniature horses at Horses for Hope. The others were adults but Sergeant was only 4 months old when he came to live here. He’s used for 4-H and in our camp program.

Shamu

DOB: 5/30/98 Joined the Herd: 2004 Sex: Gelding Breed: AMHA and AMHR Duel Registered Miniature Horse Shamu came to Horses for Hope along with Clay and Sergeant in 2004.  He had a serious front leg injury and was only able to use 3 legs so his prior owner was going to euthanize him.  Gwen felt she could […]

Shiloh

DOB: 1/1/2007 Joined the Herd: 2015 Breed: Paint Cross Sex: Mare Color: White/Grey Shiloh is an all around horse. She is used in Western, English, Jumping and Therapeutic riding lessons.

Sienna

DOB: 4/11/99 Joined the Herd: 2000 Breed: Quarter Horse (AQHA) Sex: Mare Color: Sorrel Sienna was the third therapy horse at Horses for Hope.  She is also the dam of Gunner and Stormy. Sienna is used in Western, English, Cross Rails and Therapeutic Riding lessons.

Snickers

DOB: 4/11/06 Joined the Herd: April 2011 Breed: Quarter Horse (AQHA) Sex: Gelding Color: Bay When Snickers came to Horses for Hope in 2011 he was nearly starved to death.  We had to re-feed him gradually to safely bring him back up to a healthy weight. Today Snickers is used in Western, English, Jumping, and Therapeutic Riding lessons. You can see Snickers’ […]

Snowdrop of Lexlin

DOB: 1/1/2008 Joined the Herd: April 20, 2018 Breed: Gypsy Vanner Sex: Mare Color: White/Black Snowdrop is a Gypsy Vanner horse that was awarded to Horses for Hope from the LexLin Gypsy Ranch through their Gypsy Gift Horse program for PATH Int’l Therapeutic Riding centers.  Snowdrop is sweet as can be and LOVES to be with people.  She was […]

Sox

DOB: 2/1/1986 Joined the Herd: 2004 Breed: Quarter Horse (AQHA) Sex: Gelding Color: Bay Sox was the first therapy horse at Horses for Hope and is currently the oldest horse here! He is also Diablo’s sire. Gwen bought Sox when he was 5 and trained him as her personal barrel horse.  After a long and successful career barrel […]

Spirit

DOB: 1/1/11 Joined the Herd: May 2017 Breed: Welsh Pony Sex: Gelding Color: Bay Strawberry Roan Spirit is a mischievous guy always looking to create trouble with Rocky – especially at feeding time.  When he first arrived he turned into a nippy kind of pony so the behavior sent him into our horsemanship training program […]

Stormy

DOB: 4/29/16 Joined the Herd: 4/29/2016 Breed: ApHC registered leopard appaloosa Sex: Gelding Color: White with black spots Stormy was born here at Horses For Hope. He is in training now so that he can be used in lessons.

Titan

DOB : 5/24/14 Joined the Herd: 5/24/14 Breed: APHA Paint Sex: Gelding Color: Sorrel tobiano Titan was born at Horses for Hope. He is currently in training and we hope he will be used in our lesson program.

Toby

DOB: 3/25/03 Joined the Herd: 2014 Breed: APHA Paint Sex: Gelding Color: Bay tri-color paint Toby was a working ranch horse before coming to Horses for Hope. He is used in Western, English, Jumping and Therapeutic lessons.

Wildfire

DOB: 5/21/16 Joined the Herd: December 2016 Breed: Quarter Horse/Haflinger Sex: Mare Color: Sorrel Wildfire was born at the NCSU Health Center and joined the Horses for Hope herd in 2016. She is currently in training.