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NE PA Rescue has some adorable ones available for adoption!

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  • NE PA Rescue has some adorable ones available for adoption!

    Ponytales Rescue in NEPA has several horses/ponies ready to go to new homes. All horses are UTD on farrier, worming, vaccinations, dental, and have a current Coggins. Radiographs available for some. They have all been fully evaluated for tempermant and training.You will need to fill out an application with references and home check.

    Karma - 5-6 year old chestnut tobiano mare. She is approx. 16 hands and very big bodied. She is green but is not mean or rude. Leading well, stands for grooming, picks up feet, fly sprays, loads. Has been ridden and was fine, but is very responsive and touchy. Needs an experienced person with a little time on their hands to finish her and she is going to be one heck of a horse!

    Franklin- 8-9 year old uniquely colored mule gelding. Franklin is approx. 13.2 hands and very stocky. Has been ridden multiple times and is great in the ring, but still a little nervous out on trails. Has great ground manners and is well behaved for farrier and vet. He is a dun w/zebra striping but has white spots on his butt. If you like ones that look different- he's for you!

    Cosmo- 25 year old Reg arabian gelding. 14.2 hands and has good sized bone to him. Perfect beginnger horse, will stand all day to be fussed with, very respectful, a little child can handle him. Rides nice, walk, trot, canter anyone can ride him. He does have some melanomas/tumors since he is an aged grey horse.

    Champ- Mid teens pony, approx. 13 hands. Very cute little guy, easy keeper. Champ was said to ride as a pony ride horse only but we put him in harness and hooked him up and it turns out he's a driving pony!!!!!

    Mickey - 2009 Hafllinger gelding, 13h. Mickey is a stunning young man with a good mind and a nicely put together body. This boy has the potential to go anyway you want him to. He is rough to contain and requires either a well working 3 strand or more electric fence, or a very sturdy board fence. He leads, loads, ties, and has worn tack, and is ready to go in whichever direction you choose for him.

    Minnie- 2009 Haflinger filly, 12.3h. Minnie is the cutest little darling on the block! She can be hard on fences, so either a well working 3 strand electric fence, or sturdy board fencing is a must for her. She can be a little spunky so better suited for someone with prior experience breaking a horse. She leads, ties, loads, and will wear tack.

    Cappy- 2002 OTTB 15.2h. Cappy is the cutest in your pocket TB I have ever met, he always wants attention and want to be in your business. Cappy has special needs physically, he has chronic sesamoiditis and suspensory issues (radiographs available), as well as a foundered hoof. All are currently under control but the sesamoiditis and suspensory issues do cause him to be unsound for riding most of the time. When he is doing good he is happy to have someone take a walk on him and loves being ridden, but there are also days when he can't be ridden. He always appears off at the trot when ridden, so he is being adopted as a companion that can go for walks with a rider every now and then. I keep shoes on him as he does better with them, he used to have Bar shoes and pads but the farrier feels he is doing well and can go in just regular shoes now. Cappy is a special boy and needs a special home, he gets along with other horses ok, but prefers the company of humans over horses.

    Annabella- 2009 WBX, 15.3H and growing. Annabella is drop dead gorgeous and a total puppy dog. She is the most well mannered baby I have ever handled and the largest too. We orginally thought her to be a TB filly, but as she matures it seems more likely that she is a Warmblood filly. She obviously had wonderful breeding but came out not quite up to snuff. She has an umbilical hernia that will need to be repaired before she can be adopted, she also has a crooked leg. Her knee and fetlock are crooked, radiographs are available, they are birth abnormalities and are not due to injury. She is undergoing corrective trimming to help with her crooked knee but the fetlock as already reached growth maturity and will remain how it is. She gets along wonderful and the vet feels that she has a riding career ahead of her, just suggests no jumping or tight turns. Since she is already 15.3 it is likely that this girl will to out close to 17 hands, and she is big bodied to boot. She loves attention and people and if she could fit on your lap she would. She is a very special horse and if you meet her you will see that right away.

    Ariel- 1999 36" Miniature with grey/appaloosa coloring .
    Ariel is as cute as a button. She was owner surrendered because the owner knew nothing of mini care and fed her to excess causing her to founder. Her radiographs are available but the vets feel it had more to do with improper hoof care then diet, and that proper hoof care would see a much better moving Ariel. Her feet are not totally normal yet but are TONS better and she moves around great on them. She can be pushy in turn-out (yes even with full sized horses) so if she were to be put with other mini's the introduction would have to be carefully done. She loves people and has good manners and is like a little dog. My daughter has put a leg over her but never sat on her. Judging by her reactions (cautious) I don't think she has been ridden, though her owner said that the lady that she got her from said she was used for pony rides. I think she would take to driving very well, if someone was so inclined to teach her. She's an easy keep and just needs to be kept off of grass and grain.

    Aurora- 15.2h TBX. Could be a WB. 5yrs old. Unbroke u/s but well started lunging in saddle/bridle. Lovely conformation. Hocks do "click" but have radiographs that show no issues. No vices. Currently fostered in LI.

    Go to ponytalesrescue.com for photos and more info on all these lovely horses. Adoption fees are being waived in most cases to ensure these horses all go to loving, forever homes soon.