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 Potice

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Potice

Breed: Arabian

Age: 15 y/o

Height: 14.3hh

Gender: Mare

Potice (a.k.a "Po") joined MGH at the same time as Bella in April of 2019. Prior to her acceptance in the program, Po was used as a lesson horse for beginnner hunter/jumper students. She has a very laid-back nature, but is ready to go when given the chance! This flexibility makes her a great all-around horse for our program!  

 Bella

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Bella

Breed: Appendix (1/2 Quarter Horse, 1/2 Thoroughbred)

Age: 18 y/o 

Height: 15.3hh

Gender: Mare 

Bella has spent a good part of her life as a lesson horse for hunter/jumper students and has a very patient nature that made her perfect for our program. She also has a background in western pleasure and trail riding. Her quiet nature and willing attitude has quickly made her a favorite in the barn since her arrival in April of 2019. 

 Petunia

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Petunia

Breed: Halflinger

Age:7 y/o

Height: 13.2hh

Gender: Mare 

Petunia joined the MGH program in February of 2019 with her pulling team, Briscoe. After being trained to pull carts and trail ride, Petunia showed her affectionate side when she met our kiddos! She is a sweetheart with a sassy side and we can't wait to see how she progresses in our program! 

 Briscoe

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Briscoe

Breed: Halflinger 

Age: 8 y/o

Height: 13.2hh

Gender: Gelding 

Briscoe is such a fun contribution to our program because of his playful nature! After working as a team pulling horse, he and Petnunia joined MGH in Febuary of 2019. Although he is still adjusting to therapeutic life, we have high hopes for him in the years to come! 

 Sven

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Sven

Breed: Paint Horse 

Age: 10 y/o

Height: 14.2hh

Gender: Gelding 

Sven was accepted into our program in March of 2019. His previous life a trail horse makes him a great candidate for our program due to his high endurance and attentive nature. He loves attention and is eager to work in class. 

 Olaf

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Olaf

Breed: Quarter Horse

Age: 21 y/o

Height: 15.0hh

Gender: Gelding 

Olaf was accepted into our program in March of 2019. He is a slow-moving fella and will happily mosey around the arena with anyone. His favorite thing is to be groomed and he will drift off to sleep if you take your time. We think this guy will be a wonderful addition to our program! 

 Splash

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Splash

Breed: Welsh Pony cross

Age: 10 y/o

Gender: Mare

Height: 12.3hh

Splash was just accepted into our program in December of 2018. She loves attention, cookies, and cuddling. She is quickly becoming a favorite among many of our students and volunteers because of her spunky personality!

 Montana

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Montana

Breed: Morgan Cross

Age: 17 y/o

Height: 14.3hh

Gender: Gelding

 

Montana came to MGH in July of 2015. Before arriving at MGH, Montana was a competitive trail horse. He is a sturdy, brave horse who can carry almost any student. He is used in a full range of classes ranging from walking with assistance to canter classes.  

 Roger

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Roger

Breed: Paint

Age: 21 y/o

Height: 15.3hh

Gender: Gelding

 

Roger came to MGH in October 2015. Before coming to MGH Roger was a family trail horse. Roger is very loving and patient with every student. He has helped many riders become independent at the walk, trot, and canter. Roger has a unique backstory as well. Although he was originally purchased from his previous owner, they later returned the money as a donation after seeing the amazing work he now does!

 Lyle

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Lyle

Breed: Quarter Horse

Age: 15 y/o

Height: 15.2hh

Gender: Gelding

 

Lyle is our most recent addition to MGH, arriving just this October of 2017. He was a trail horse before coming to MGH. He is patient, loving, and kind to all students. He has an amazing consistent trot that many students enjoy riding and excel at learning on. He performs above and beyond, carrying some of older, more experienced riders.

 Blackberry

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Blackberry

Breed: Quarter Horse

Age: 22 y/o

Height: 15.1hh

Gender: Mare

Blackberry is currently on a year to year lease to MGH. Prior to becoming a part of the MGH staff, Blackberry was a family horse and was ridden through trails, on drill team, and participated in 4H. She is one of the sweetest horses in our herd and will always greet you with a loud nicker! 

 Nicholas

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Nicholas

Breed: Canadian Warmblood
 
Age: 18 y/o
 
Height: 16hh
 
Gender: Gelding 
 
Nicholas arrived at MGH in the Fall of 2017. He retired from AU Equestrian Team and found his new home at MGH. His high-input gaits and calm demeanor make him a great addition to our team!
 
 Big K

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Big K

Breed: Percheron

Age: 17 y/o

Height: 16.1hh

Gender: Mare 

 

Big K came to MGH in August 2016. She quickly became a favorite in the barn for both staff and students. She has a very patient and loving personality. She excels at working with kids of all sizes, from the smallest to our biggest riders. She is also the biggest cookie monster and will not hesitate to beg for more!

 Reba

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Reba

Breed: TWH/Belgian

Age: 13 y/o

Height: 16.2hh

Gender: Mare

 

Reba came to MGH in August of 2015. She is a favorite for many of the staff and students because of her sassy attitude. She has an amazing, consistent trot which is wonderful for students who are just starting to learn. Even though she lives up to her red-headed personality, she loves the students and has endless patience for them.

 Jim Bob

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Jim Bob

Breed: Arabian

Age: 24 y/o

Height: 14.3hh  

Gender: Gelding

 

Jim Bob came to MGH in September of 2016. Before arriving at MGH, Jim Bob spent his life as a lesson horse at Vintage Creek Farm. He has a great personality and is a great teacher to many of our students in Walk, Trot, and Canter classes.