Cowboy is a 19 yr.old Flea Bit Gray Quarter Horse. He loves to be groomed and would stand in the same spot all day if someone would groom him. He is handsome and a very smooth ride. Cowboy does Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. He is sponsored by the Wylies and Sarah Kinard.
Chancey Premonition is his registered name but he is known as Doc around here. He is a 31 year old Bay Quarter Horse. He is the oldest horse at HOPE Landing but loves to do his job! We don’t let him carry a heavy load but the kids love him! Doc does Hippo Therapy, Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. Doc is a star, he was on stage at the South Arkansas Arts Center in a company play a couple of years ago. He is sponsored by Nexans Amercable.
Belle Star is her registered name but she is known as Granny Belle at HOPE Landing. She is a 30 yr.old Bay Quarter horse. She is the second oldest horse out here and is the “Lead Mare”! Her kind eyes and manner help to ease any fear that a child may have. Granny Belle does Hippo Therapy, Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. She is sponsored by Clean Harbors.
Shesa Real Asset is her registered name but we call her Sweetie. She is a beautiful Bay Quarter Horse that is 8 yrs.old. She has had extensive training in Western Pleasure and we use her for our advanced riders. She is also used for our inclusive private riding lessons. She is sponsored by Diana Balch.
Rambo is an 11 yr. Miniature Horse (but don’t tell him that) that is Strawberry Roan with a Flaxen mane and tail. We introduce him to children that are really afraid and he puts them at ease. We do lessons on him but he does have a 65 lb. weight limit. Some of our children that can’t ride will groom him and learn to lead him. He does Hippo therapy, Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. He is sponsored by Diana Balch.
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Please don’t get him confused with Spongebob Square Pants! He is a 14 yr. old Appaloosa, Bay Leopard. He provides a lot of movement and will make a rider pay attention. Everyone wants to see him because of his famous name but they soon fall in love with him. Spongebob does Hippo therapy, Therapeutic Riding as well as Inclusive lessons. He is sponsored by the John Anthony Grandkids.
No not the state! Idaho joined HOPE Landing in July of 2015. He is a 20 year old Liver Chestnut Quarter Horse. He was owned and trained by Pat Parelli. He does Hippo therapy, Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. He can also do a couple of really cool tricks! He is owned and sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Alderson.
He is a 2 year old Gypsy Vanner. We call him our Fairytale horse. S’mores is in training right now but he will be able to carry some of our bigger kids and the wagon! He is doing very well and he is so smart! If you do not know much about the breed check out www.freelandsgypsyhorses.com to see what he will look like when he is grown. His sire is Casanova and that is what S’mores will look like in a couple of years! We can’t wait! He is sponsored by The MacDonald Family.
She is our 4 year old Shadow Cross Minature donkey (the shadow cross name comes from the donkey Jesus rode on Palm Sunday). She will come up to the fence to get pats and loving from the kids. She is sponsored by El Dorado Chemical.
“Mister Personality”! Mister is our Barbie Horse. He is a 10 year old Sorrel with a Flaxen Mane and Tail, Gaited Mix. If you come to the barn he will be sure to come and see you! His best pasture friend is Hope (the donkey). He does advanced Therapeutic Riding and Inclusive lessons. He belongs to Mike McCloy and is sponsored by Southern Mud Company.