Rico was a last-minute buy for us at the auction, as he was heading for the meatman's trailer and was scared to death. He is an 8 year old 13.3hh STOUT pony gelding, VERY cute and VERY talented (have video of him free-jumping, he can DEFINITELY eat his knees!), but he is still quite green under saddle. Rides around, but needs an experienced rider until hes had more mileage (no buck or rear or bolting etc, but he forgets what he learned the day before and gets jumpy & flustered and is terrified he's going to get in trouble for it).... (read more)
We outbid the meatmen at auctions to save horses, ponies, donkeys & mules from slaughter in Canada. After they come home, they're rehabilitated, retrained, and rehomed to families that will love and appreciate them for the rest of their lives!