Our Horses

"Horse and Buddy has given us the opportunity to grow our daughter's passion for riding, horses and farm life in a safe environment where there is no pressure on her or us. She can take her time to blossom and overcome her shyness and sensory issues without feeling different.

 Parent Survey 2021

Your sponsorship funds the cost of one horse for one month - including grain, hay, supplements, farrier, and average vet costs!  You can become a Horse & Buddy Hero by funding a partial sponsorship (recurring monthly donation in any amount!  Your sponsorship will include a thank you note from your horse, photos of your horse in action in the program, social media recognition, and your name on their stall for the month of sponsorship!  

Carmen

Breed:  Welsh Pony Cross

Color:  Chestnut

DOB:  1997

Gender:  Mare

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Show Pony

Favorite Treat:  Apple

Most Likely to...  Make Apple Sauce!

Did you know?  Carmen has been working for Horse and Buddy longer than any other pony!

Sponsor Carmen for a month:  $300 

Horse and Buddy Hero:  Kim Blue

                                         

Rocky

Grace

Breed:  Percheron

Color:  Black

DOB:  1996

Gender:  Mare

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Therapy Horse

Favorite Treat:  Everything

Most Likely to...  Unplug fans and turn on the water in the barn when bored!

Did you know?  Grace was an Amish plow horse before becoming a therapy horse.

Sponsor Grace for a month: $350

Horse and Buddy Hero:  Ben Smith

Breed:  Belgian Draft Horse

Color:  Chestnut

DOB:  2003

Gender:  Gelding

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Trail Horse

Favorite Treat:  Gatorade

Most Likely to...  Break fence boards with a single push, we think he might know Karate!

Did you know?  Jagg loves to drink water directly from the hose.

Sponsor Jagg for a month:  $225

Horse and Buddy Hero:  Intelligent Development Corporation

                                          Clark Huff

Jagg

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Panama

Breed: Quarter Horse

Color:  Chestnut

DOB:  2004

Gender:  Gelding

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Trail Horse

Favorite Treat:  Stud Muffins

Most Likely to...  Make a face when fed treats!

Did you know?  Panama used to work at the Biltmore Estates!

Sponsor Panama for a month:  $500

Horse and Buddy Hero:  Mary Beerman

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Emma

Breed: Quarter Horse

Color:  Bay

DOB:  2003

Gender:  Mare

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Western Pleasure Show Horse

Favorite Treat:  All of them

Most Likely to...  Convince Jagg to share his hay

Did you know?  Emma was IHSA Horse of the Year in 2019.

Sponsor Emma for a month:  $300

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Frosty Girl

Breed: Paint

Color: Chestnut/White

DOB:  2000

Gender:  Mare

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  "has done it all" lessons. trail rides. etc.

Favorite Treat:  Carrots

Most Likely to...  Be sleeping flat out in her pasture.

Did you know?  Frosty Girl got her name because she was born on a cold winter day in the NC mountains.

Sponsor Frosty Girl for a month:  $225

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Apache

Breed: Appaloosa

Color:  Sorrel/White

DOB:  2005

Gender:  Gelding

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Lesson Horse

Favorite Treat:  Peppermints

Most Likely to...  Call for his friends

Did you know?  Apache is not the biggest, but is the bossiest of the pasture!

Sponsor Apache for a month:  $300

Lulu

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Breed: Chincoteague

Color:  Black/White

DOB:  2005

Gender:  Mare

Occupation before coming to Horse & Buddy:  Show Pony

Favorite Treat:  Cookies

Most Likely to...  Win a beauty contest

Did you know?  Lulu lived with another Chincoteague pony who was actually one of the swimmers!

Sponsor Lulu for a month:  $200