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Horses available for adoption
Royally Robbed (a.k.a "Robbie")
Robbie is a 4 year old, 16.1 h., dark bay, Thoroughbred gelding. Robbie is a very sweet and well-mannered boy who has no stable vices. Robbie is currently recovering from cartilage damage to his left knee, sustained during his brief racing career, and will require a few more months rehabilitation before being slowly restarted under-saddle. Robbie is currently available for adoption to that special someone looking for a flatwork-only prospect.
P.J.'s Play (a.k.a. "PJ")
PJ is a 10 year old, 15.3 h., gray, Thoroughbred mare. PJ has spent the past few years as a broodmare. Prior to her years as a "mommy", P.J. enjoyed a brief racing career. PJ. is an absolute joy to work around and handle. She is very quiet, sweet, and laid-back. PJ is currently available for adoption and we hope to find her that perfect someone who has the skills and desire to re-train this lovely mare for a new career as a show or pleasure horse. At only 10 years of age, the sky's the limit for PJ!
Lady Garthorn (a.k.a. "Lady")
Lady is a 16 year old, 15.3 h., dark bay, Thoroughbred mare. Lady has spent the past several years as a broodmare. Lady previously enjoyed a very successful career as a racehorse, and retired from racing in 1998 with career earnings of nearly $150k! Lady is a very kind and gentle soul who is a pleasure to work around and handle. In working with Lady it is clear to see that she just adores and craves human affection. Lady is available for adoption to that special someone who will provide her with the attention and affection she longs for and most clearly deserves!
Xcellent Jazz (a.k.a. "Jazz")
Jazz is a stunning 5 year old, 16.0 h., dark bay, Thoroughbred gelding. Jazz was very lightly raced having made only 3 lifetime starts, before sustaining an injury to his left front tendon sometime in 2007 Jazz has since recovered from the injury and in fact, was back in training as a racehorse in 2008 before being sold as part of an estate dispersal auction. Jazz is currently available for adoption and would be best suited to someone interested in a flatwork/dressage horse prospect.
Conte's Whirl (a.k.a. "Conte")
Conte is a gorgeous 4 year old, 16.0 h., bay, Thoroughbred gelding. Conte enjoyed moderate success as a racehorse and was only just recently retired (Sept.'08) from racing. Conte is an absolute joy to work around, and is laid-back and easy to handle. Conte is available for adoption to that special someone who has the skills and desire to retrain this handsome boy for a new career as a sport or pleasure horse. Conte has all the right ingredients needed to make someone an incredible show hunter, dressage, or event prospect! Sport-horse people should please take notice of this guy!
Sharp N' Appealing (a.k.a. "Sharpy")
Sharpy is a 2 year old, bay, Thoroughbred gelding. Sharpy was recently in race-training before being sold as part of an estate dispersal sale. Sharpy is a well-adjusted two-year old, with correct conformation and lovely movement. Sport horse people should take notice of this youngster who has his whole life and career ahead of him! Sharpy is currently available for adoption or foster!
Popiscue (a.k.a. "Poppy")
Poppy is an 11 year old, 16.1 h, dark bay, Thoroughbred gelding. Poppy enjoyed a very successful racing career in his native country of Brazil before being brought to the United States. Poppy has undergone some retraining with his former owner, and was just recently started over-fences. Poppy is currently available for adoption or foster!