• Herd

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    Sponsored in Memory of Leslie Ann Bernstein

    Leased from Rebecca Burnett

    15.2 hh, 16 year old black Friesian/Percheron cross mare. Adara did a bit of everything prior to coming to NCTRC - dressage, trail riding, parades. . . She joined NCTRC in 2018 and is already settling into her role as a therapy horse.


    Sponsored by Beth Cargo

    Partial donation by Andrea Fernandez, Partial purchase by members of the NCTRC Board

    13.2 hh, 25 year old black Welsh cross gelding. Bachelor is our "perfect pony," with extensive experience showing in hunter/jumpers. He joined NCTRC in winter 2013.


    Sponsored by the Rosenstein Family

    Loaned by Kristina Berly

    15.0 hh, 21 year old black Quarter Horse gelding. Cash had a varied career as a western pleasure, trail, and dressage horse prior to coming to NCTRC. Cash joined NCTRC in fall 2018.


    Sponsored by Laurie and Steve Ray

    Loaned by Erin Hite

    15.1 hh, 27 year old chestnut Paint gelding. Cody is a perfect gentleman who fit right into the NCTRC herd. He spent most of his life eventing, competing through novice. Cody joined NCTRC in spring 2016.


    Sponsored by Margie Muenzer

    Loaned by Margie Muenzer

    11.2 hh, 28 year old grey Welsh/Shetland cross mare. Daisy is a very special pony who works with our youngest riders, and frequently fulfills any costume requests. She has been with NCTRC since fall 2009.


    Sponsored by Jingle

    Donated by Susie Gaylord

    14.0 hh, 26 year old blonde chestnut Haflinger gelding. Dooley has experience in dressage, jumping, and pleasure riding, and is now our cornerstone herd member. Dooley joined NCTRC in fall 2006.


    Sponsored by Robert and Shannon Duvall

    Loaned by Robyn Hahn

    13.1 hh, 24 year old flea bitten grey Welsh cross mare. Emmi is a sweet mare who spent most of her life showing dressage, competing up to 2nd level. Because of her dressage background, Emmi has very even and rhythmic movement. She joined NCTRC in spring 2016.


    Sponsored by Virginia Campen

    Loaned by Virginia Campen

    15.2 hh, 21 year old bay Appendix Quarter Horse gelding. Joker has experience in dressage, jumping, trail riding, and even roping cattle! Joker joined NCTRC in summer 2015.


    Sponsored by Meredith Elkins in memory of Joyful

    Partial donation by Piper Faatz, Partial purchase by NCTRC

    14.0 hh, 19 year old Chincoteague pony mare. Luna has a long history as a lesson pony and a competitive mount in the hunter ring at local horse shows. She joined NCTRC in summer 2017.


    Sponsored by the Kathards

    Loaned by Karen Newport

    14.3 hh, 25 year old bay roan Appaloosa gelding. Sammy was a successful event horse, competing in dressage, show jumping, and cross country. He joined NCTRC in spring 2014.

    The Treasures

    Donated by Triple Play Farm Therapy & Learning Center

    Oscar and Felix were rescued by Triple Play Farm in 2014. They have worked in equine facilitated psychotherapy programming, a job they will continue at NCTRC, as well as filling the role of mascots. Oscar and Felix are also working toward their therapy animal certification to allow them to bring the magic of horses to those who may not be able to visit the farm. They joined NCTRC in spring 2018.


    Donated by Liz & Worth Lutz

    Restored by Sam Applegate, Gene Stuneck, & Gary Gildersleeve

    10.2 hh, 25 year old wooden gelding. Trot is the perfect first mount for many of our clients, and never puts a hoof wrong! He even lets them practice steering with his movable head and neck.