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If you are interested in adopting or being a training foster for any of the horses above, please review our Foster and Adoption pages and contact us. 
 
Information on more of our available horses is available on www.USERL.org

These horses are in the care of the USERL-NCCP. Some are or will soon be available for fostering or adoption, others require long term, committed care by our volunteers. If you are interested in opening your home and hearts to one of the available, sweet horses you see here, please review our Foster and Adoption policies and contact us using the information on those pages. You may also make donations towards the care of those in USERL care requiring long term rehabilitation here.

Meet Blue! Blue is a beautiful 15hh, 4yo started under saddle.  She is incredibly sweet and loves attention. She leads well, stands for the farrier and vet, ground ties, loads and LOVES to be groomed. Blue does well with 1 horse or in small herd (will likely be near the bottom of pecking order but does hold her own). She does have a very small tumor on the third eye lid which has not grown in over 1 yr.  Blue is a quick learner. 


Gorgeous Blue Blaze needs an advanced rider who will continue with her training, someone who will be fair and consistent preferably with natural horsemanship skills. She is currently in training with a professional trainer.  The more training she receives, the higher her adoption fee will become.

Blue came into USERL care in 2018. She had a body condition score of 1. Her rehabilitation was months of small meals five times a day. She also had severe rain rot with severe sun burn on top of the rain rot. Both required special treatment and limited exposure to the sun. Her rehab required months of a special diet and veterinary care, however, we are pleased to announce that she is now fully rehabbed and ready for her special family! Blue has always been a very sweet and agreeable filly. She would leave her hay to come over for attention and neck scratches during her time at the rehab barn.

FREIJA

Breed: Quarter Horse
Age: 16

Height: 14hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Sorrel

Status: In Training

Adoption fee: $300

BLUE BLAZE

Breed: Paint

Age: yearling

Sex: Mare

Color: Bay/ White Tovero

Status: Available for Adoption

In Training Under Saddle
Adoption Fee: $2200


MEET THE horses

ADOPTED!!

Hemi is a very sweet 17 yr old Spotted Saddlebred gelding who stands 15.2 hh. He is certainly a "people horse" and charms everyone with his good looks and personality.  Hemi has recently been diagnosed with lordosis (sway-back), which is likely genetic due to his breed.  Therefore, no riding due to his discomfort.  In the past he had a small beign tumor removed from his 3rd eye lid ; the eyelid is completely healed with no more issues. He is barefoot and great with the farrier.  He cross ties and ties.  

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SMOKEY

Breed: TWH

Age: 18

Height: 14.3hh

Sex: Gelding

Color: bay

Status: In USERL care/rehab

ADOPTED!!

Skye is ready for adoption! Skye is an 8 year old appaloosa/walking horse mare. She has been in natural horsemanship training with Kristen Hunnicutt since the beginning of May, this year and most of the riding she has done with her has been on trails. In total, she's spent 65 hours with Skye both on the ground and riding in last 2 1/2 months. Skye is very fun to work with and she has a sweet “horse-anality.” Her impulsion is great and she LOVES the trails. Her natural gaits are walk, trot, canter, but she also has great potential to do a lovely smooth trail gait as well. She hasn’t shown that she would be very spooky but she doesn’t like to be alone, she is great to ride in a group. Her trainer has also done a lot of work with her to build her confidence in the horse trailer. She hasn’t had an easy time with it, but she has mwere flaring out and getting really flat. She has been on a hoof supplement with biotin (Remission) as well as no grass or grain to eliminate unnecessary sugars in the diet which can cause founder. Her feet are really coming along great now and most of the cracks are gone but she will need continued care to finish out the regrowth process. Skye should be a fantastic
barefoot horse once she is fully recovered. Right now,
she is being ridden barefoot on all of the trails with no
issues. However, if she were to be ridden on rocks, she
would need hoof boots for support (at least for the
front feet). She will also need to be on limited grass time
to avoid founder in the future. Skye is a super easy
keeper. She’s doing great on hay alone and a handful
of alfalfa per day to mix her supplement in. If you are
interested in adopting Skye please review our
Adoption policies and contact us using the information
on those pages.

Velvet and Cedar have been in USERL care since December 2018 and are all most completely rehabbed. Please consider making a paypal donation for their feed, hay, trims and vet bills.

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WHIPPLE aka REIGNY

Breed: Arabian Cross

Age: 9

Height: 14 hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Black

Status: Adopted

SUMMER

Breed: Saddlebred Cross

Age: 29

Height: 14hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Sorrel

Status: Special Needs; Cared for by USERL volunteers

October 2018 to

February 2019

SKYE

Breed: Walkaloosa

Age: 8

Height: 14.3hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Paint

Status:  Adopted

HEMI

Breed: Spotted Saddlebred

Age: 17 

Height: 15.2hh

Sex: Gelding

Color: Paint

Status: Available as Companion Horse

Adoption Fee: $200

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VELVET

Breed: Thoroughbred

Height: 15hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Bay

Status: In Forever Home

October 2018 to February 2019

Argo is a 6 year old Galaceno cross(Spanish breed).  He is a very sweet natured horse. He has been in training with me for 5 months. He started out with barely any ground skills to being a solid Parelli level 2 in his ground skills and Freestyle riding. He is very playful and a huge lover boy. Loves cuddles! He is naturally a confident horse. LBE - medium spirit. Confident with people, obstacles, other horses and his environment. Not herd bound, loves people. Ties well. Trailer loads. Stands for farrier. Doing great on the trails. This horse is so talented. Does flying lead changes all on his own in the pasture. He also really loves to jump. He would make a great hunter pony for a youth or small adult. Would also make someone a fantastic trail mount or just an all-round Parelli partner. Likes to go
and likes to whoa and he is super smooth to ride, at all gaits. I would love to see this horse 
go to a Parelli student who is progressive and dedicated to never-ending self-improvement. He deserves no less and would make someone very happy. I will release him to be eligible for adoption on January 1st. At this time his adoption fee will be $1000 which includes a required 3 private lessons with me(1-Star licensed Parelli Professional) to whoever adopts him. If he stays with me longer than a month after January, his fee

will increase with further development. I’m not in a hurry to let him go. I want to find

him his perfect life partner. Doesn’t every horse deserve that? Please see attached

video of his current ground skills. Riding video is coming soon.

WESLEY aka ARGO

Breed: Galeceno Cross

Age: 6

Height: 14.1 hh

Sex: Gelding

Color: Palomino

Status: Adopted

Freija is in training. She is a magnificent 14.2 hh, QH type sorrel mare, age 16 yrs. She has been retired for 2 yrs. Freija will be the best companion horse for other equines. She loads easily, loves to be groomed, good for the vet and the farrier.

CEDAR

Breed: Appaloosa/Paint

Height: 14hh

Sex: Mare

Color: Appaloosa

Status: In Forever Home 

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ADOPTED!!

Smokey is 14.3hh, 18 yr, bay TWH.  currently in rehab, loves people, and gets along with pasture mates.  He would do best in a small herd.  Smokey is easy to handle, loads nicely, loves to be groomed and is current on all vaccines and coggins.  Due to past hoof issues, he will need front shoes  Smokey has a super nice personality and loves attention

TROOPER aka TRIPP

Breed: Quarter Horse

Age:  5 years old

Height: 14hh

Sex: Gelding

Color: Bay

Status: In USERL care/rehab