In Loving Memory
Lance, a leggy, handsome young red Arabian was rescued and brought to live with a family and other horses, where he began to receive the attention he deserved. Lance has initially been difficult to engage, passive and somewhat depressed in the first months of his arrival, coupled with a medical condition that has left him loosing weight and muscle at an alarming rate.
Lou spent the past 18 months of his life in the happy atmosphere of TSP where he was one of the most popular horses due to his loveable disposition and giant stature, and was ultimately adopted by a member of the Board. Not only did Lou gain strength and endurance, being regularly used for lessons and trail rides, but he also demonstrated his many talents winning ribbons at events. Very sadly, Lou died of complications due to kidney malfunction and colic in January, 2014, and will be sorely mi
I stood in the soft falling snow on Valentines day and said goodbye to this extra special little horse soul. Thank you Taffy for always taking such good care of the littlest riders. You will always be a favorite in my heart.
A handsome old Tennessee Walker in his late 20's, Crusader came from a background as a high priced show stallion. Tennessee Walkers are known for the abuse and poor training techniques they are subjected to in order to achieve a fancy high stepping gait. A favorite here, with his gentle kind disposition and his clear enjoyment in having a job to do that is worthwhile and meaningful.
Maverick, a gentle and handsome red Quarter horse in his early teens, came to The Stable Place, with a history of having serving time at the racetrack with the Thoroughbreds. He quickly endeared himself to many staff and riders. Unflappable, reliable, amiable and eager to please, Maverick immediately became a favorite mount for the teens at the stable.
A rescued retired quarter horse with a lifelong career on a working ranch, was happily fostered out from TSP for the last year of his life where he enjoyed being part of a loving family. Sadly, Pepsi died in his sleep early in 2014.
Frigga, a stunning 14 year old Oldenburg warmblood who has spent her life being a fancy broodmare, but who came up for adoption when she no longer could fill that role. Although accustomed to being handled by humans, she had never experienced a rider on her back. So now this classy middle aged horse has been learning a whole new lifestyle since her adoption earlier this year, and is being rehabilitated for her next job in a riding stable.
In memory 10.23.13. A sweet natured Quarter Horse in his mid 20's, retired from a hardworking career as a ranch horse, Dash has found a happy home here at TSP for the past year, enjoying his less strenuous second career as a schooling horse for beginning and disabled riders. He is frequently seen untethered in front of the barn, greeting visitors and helping himself to hay directly off the truck.