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Kayla and Crabby go to a show NEW pictures...for child with special needs...

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  • Kayla and Crabby go to a show NEW pictures...for child with special needs...

    Hi everyone!

    Could anyone give me any leads on looking for a nice safe med or large pony for a student of mine with special needs? She has Williams Syndrome http://www.williams-syndrome.org/for...illiams.html#1
    Her parents cant express how much riding has helped her!!

    We were hoping to get a pony that had therapeutic riding experience but it didn't work out.

    Her parents were really hoping to find her a pony for Christmas.

    She is able to walk on her own, she can post and do her jumping position. She also loves to walk over ground rails. She's not a huge fan of trotting.

    Something that is sound for light work is ok. Her goal is to do a special olympics show this summer.

    I'd appreciate any leads so maybe we can make this girls Christmas the best ever!!
    Last edited by ParisHillEC; Jun. 9, 2009, 09:00 PM.

  • #2
    Kashi's Hony?

    What about the 14.3 large pony (close enough) that Kashi has advertised in the giveaway section? Former lesson horse, small quiet, light work only, Cute!


    • #3
      traceyinojai- I was just about to suggest that pony as well.

      Here's a link to the pony


      • Original Poster

        thank you!!

        I pm-d her earlier today and haven't heard back yet. He sounds very nice for what we are looking for.


        • #5
          Originally posted by ParisHillEC View Post
          thank you!!

          I pm-d her earlier today and haven't heard back yet. He sounds very nice for what we are looking for.
          You might want try again she said in the other thread that "if for some reason you contacted me and I missed it, please send again ("email member" would be even better, as the PMs seem to fill right up!). I just had surgery on Monday and have been a little out of it. I promise to give you as much information as I can to find him a great home."


          • Original Poster

            Just bumping this up for my student.

            We had the whole family excited about a nice pony, but it looks like it's going to fall through because I'm just a riding stable, nothing special like a therapeutic stable or rescue, so I can't give the person a tax write off. So according to the persons accountant there's nothing we can work out. ( i do appreciate the person for trying, I dont want to sound rude)

            There is a possible small horse in KY, but I'm not sure how we would get her here if it works out.

            Any other leads would be greatly appreciated!!


            • #7
              Paris I'm not sure if you live close enough but by me there is the Unadilla horse auction every other Friday (next one 12/26 and then once a month until March) Anyhow horses and ponys have been bringing next to nothing last auction there where 22 horses/ponys and the highest one went for 300 and low was 5 average was 170. Some are pretty decent horses for the price. Just an Idea for you wish you the best of luck.


              • Original Poster


                Thank you! That is something I didnt think of that we can try.


                • #9

                  What if your pony from the other person needing a tax deduction could donate the pony to a bonafide 501.c.3, and then, it was adopted out to you? Would that work?

                  PM me if this sounds feasible...
                  When someone shows you who they are, BELIEVE them- Maya Angelou


                  • #10
                    I emailed you about a small horse in VT. Let me know if you didn't get it and would be interested.


                    • #11
                      Have you seen the post about the free walk/trot pony in TX? I got photos and she's gorgeous!!


                      • Original Poster

                        Thanks to everyone's help from this board and another one!

                        It's looking like Kayla will have a best horsie friend hopefully by the end of this coming week. It's going to be a surprise for her and everyone is SO excited.

                        I'll post pictures soon for anyone who is interested

                        Thanks again!!!


                        • #13
                          Yes, we'd love to see pictures and hear an update for this special little girl.
                          Visit my farm at www.hiddenrockfarm.com


                          • #14
                            Oh yes! Pics and updates please!

                            I know one very special, special needs girl who knows that horses are perfect partners for success!
                            I Loff My Quarter Horse & I love Fenway Bartholomule cliques

                            Just somebody with a positive outlook on life...go ahead...hate me for that.


                            • #15
                              Desperately waiting for an update AND PICS!!!
                              True North Dressage
                              Select Cheval Canadiens for dressage and eventing


                              • Original Poster

                                Well unfortunately we are still looking...today was supposed to be the day that Kaylas new horse came, but we got a call late last night...it fell through.

                                Needless to say we are all disappointed again.

                                Looking for more suggestions



                                • #17
                                  You have a PM!!!!!
                                  Proud to have two Takaupa Gold line POAs!
                                  Takaupas Top Gold
                                  Gifts Black Gold Knight


                                  • #18
                                    you have a pm


                                    • #19
                                      You have a PM


                                      • #20
                                        Contact me at cstone@chathamhall.org I have a couple that might do.