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Sponsored in Memory of Leslie Ann Bernstein
Leased from Rebecca Burnett
15.2 hh, 17 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, 26 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, 22 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 Leigh Ann Farmer
Loaned by Heather Wood
14.0 hh, 21 year old Quarter Horse mare. Classy has a long history of showing hunt seat, Western, and other events. She was also a first horse for her owner's 3 year old niece. Classy joined NCTRC in summer 2019.
Sponsored by Laurie and Steve Ray
Loaned by Erin Hite
15.1 hh, 28 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, 29 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 Robert and Shannon Duvall
Loaned by Robyn Hahn
13.1 hh, 25 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 the Murphy Family
Loaned by Lisa Kivett
15.0 hh, 6 year old Paint cross mare. Hattie is a medicine hat paint whose mother was rescued by Sandhills Horse Rescue as a pregnant mare. She is a very unique horse as she was born without hearing because of a genetic quirk common to horses with her coloring, and she has had quite a bit of professional training on the basics so we are very excited about trying her as a therapy horse. Hattie joined NCTRC in winter 2019.
Sponsored by Virginia Campen
Loaned by Virginia Campen
15.2 hh, 22 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, 20 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, 26 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.
Loaned by the Katz family
Sponsored by Lara Katz
16.0 hh, 15 year old Quarter Horse cross gelding. Streak has done a bit of everything - dressage, hunters, trail riding, and beginner lessons. He joined NCTRC in summer 2019.
Loaned by Yvonne and Franklin Howard
Available for sponsorship
13.0 hh, 25 year old Hackney cross gelding. Thunder had a previous career as a lesson pony and also worked at children's parties. He joined NCTRC in summer 2019.
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, 26 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.