Horses

Meet the

Meet the 2022 Stable Hands HERD...

  All of our therapeutic friends are trained and conditioned to serve riders in a safe environment that is beneficial to both horse and rider.  The care, nutrition and safety of the horses is a top priority to keep them happy and healthy in the Stable Hands Program.

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with the Stable Hand horses when you can't be with them in person.

Let the horses review some basic Horse & Riding Information.  Then test yourself with the downloadable worksheets.

A Workbook created by Stable Hands for Kids to learn about Horsemanship

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Gus

Gus joined the Stable Hands Program in 2020. This Quarter Horse Gelding is a Gruella and stands around 15 hands tall.  He loves the herd and is learning how to partner with our participants. Gus was donated by his owner Larry Arkfeld. 
Keirah AKA Keirah's Chocolate Kiss is a Rocky Mountain Gaited Horse. This beautiful mare is 15.3 a Chocolate in color. She is a true gaited horse with a sweet & kind nature making her a wonderful asset to the program. Keirah was donated to Stable hands in Summer of 2021 by the Rebecca Richman Trust.

Keirah

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Toby is a Halflinger Gelding from Kidder Creek Camp and stands around 14 Hands. He is calm and sure footed making him a favorite for our sidewalking volunteers.

Toby

A 22 year old Sorrel Appaloosa Mare who joined Stable Hands in 2013. She is 15 Hands and engages with riders in all activities with a sweet, gentle and tolerant disposition. Missy has helped beginning riders gain independent riding skills, as well as helping independent riders advance.

Missy

This guy is not so little and is about 15.3 hands tall.  He is a Paint Gelding who was donated to Stable Hands by Kathy Stear's family in 2017. Little Horse is well trained in natural horsemanship and is respectful and kind to our participants.

Little Horse

Fletcher

Fletcher is a bright red chestnut Quarter Horse gelding with beautiful white socks. Small in size at 14.2 hands, Fletcher is a favorite among riders for his kind & willing disposition. His career was as a cutting horse in Texas before he was donated to Stable Hands in the summer of 2021 by Jeanine Proctor.
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Pandaris is a 16 year old Belgian Draft Cross gelding who joined the program in 2015. He is a gentle giant at 16 Hands. Pandaris is  patient and his calm demeanor is soothing to riders.  He is owned by Craig Coggins and leased to Stable Hands.  Thank you Craig!

Pandaris

 Shaddai was donated to Stable Hands by the family of Kathy Stear in 2017.  He is a big beautiful paint who works well with a wide range of participants.  

Shaddai

Stable Hands welcomed Banjo to the Stable Hands program in 2021. Our newest herd member, this sorrel Gelding is 19 years old and is a perfect 14.2 Hands. Banjo is a nice easy going horse that is already very loved by our staff & participants.

Banjo

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An honorary herd member and part of the Stable Hands Team since 2004.  Snoopy is a Palomino Quarter Horse who was gentle and trustworthy with independent riders.  Snoopy retired to the KK Bar Ranch in 2021.

Snoopy