Tomato

Tomato is a chestnut mini mare who came to MHARF from a November 2018 humane case. She is approximately in her late teens and 36″ tall. She is still extremely shy and her foster home is getting her used to being handled. We will have more info soon.

Bay/White Pinto Pony Mare

This bay and white pinto pony mare came to MHARF recently at the request of social services because her elderly owner could no longer care for her. She does have some trust issues but is coming around very quickly! We will have more info on her soon.

Alice

Alice is a beautiful sorrel filly who was born on 08/17/18. Her mother Nutmeg came to MHARF in a December 2017 humane case. Nutmeg is a stock-type mare, probably quarter horse, and we believe Alice’s sire is an Arabian. Alice is a big, healthy and energetic filly with a lot of chrome! She will be available for adoption at weaning time.

Hurricane

Update 12/08/18: Hurricane is experiencing some ongoing lameness in one of his front feet. We will have more info after a complete vet workup.

Hurricane is a blue roan gelding who originally came to MHARF in 2012 as a transfer from the ASPCA after a large humane case in Missouri. Hurricane competed in our 2013 Trainer’s Challenge and was adopted by his trainer. He came back to us in 2015 because his trainer could no longer keep him. In 2016 he went back into training and was adopted again. Unfortunately, he had to be returned again in January of 2018 because his second adopter could not keep him. Hurricane is a beautiful and sweet horse with a lot of  under saddle training. However, he does have a pretty substantial issue with the farrier so he is going to need a home with someone knowledgeable and patient who can help him work through this. One thing we have learned is that he is terrified of anyone wearing chaps (especially farrier chaps) and does much better if the farrier removes chaps and handles him slowly and patiently. We are pretty certain this has to do with some very bad experiences in his past handling before being seized in the ASPCA humane case. He also tends to get nervous if there are 2 or more people working around him–as though he’s suspicious that something bad is going to happen to him (again, probably due to bad experiences from life on the Missouri ranch). He did spend the winter and spring of 2018 in training and was ridden on trails by a youth rider. He is an excellent trail horse and is the type to just go along with other horses–not much will bother him. He will test his rider a little bit if taken out alone but will get over it right away if the rider shows him he won’t get away with it. He will require front shoes or boots if ridden on hard or rocky ground (and will need patient handling to learn to tolerate those things). Hurricane is a special horse who will be looking for a special person! He was foaled in 2009 and stands 14.2hh. He came from a large quarter horse ranch but there were mustangs on the property as well–so he could be either or a cross. He does look a lot like a mustang and is extremely smart!

Elle

Elle (Registered name Eloquent Echo) is an Arabian mare who came to MHARF during a July 2018 humane case. She was foaled in 1996. Elle has been diagnosed with Equine Wobblers Syndrome. Her caring foster home is doing a wonderful job of helping her regain her strength with good care and nutrition and she is now happy to trot around her pasture with her buddy.