Our Horses :: Available

These are the horses currently available for adoption through Gentle Spirit Horses Rescue & Sanctuary.  Learn more about our Adoption Program here.  If interested, you can start the process by filling out an application and arranging a visit!

Hope

GSH0128 Hope

Fee: $800
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Appaloosa
Age: 7
Sex: Mare
Height: 15 hh
Training Level:
Green Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Hope was originally rescued in March of 2012, as a very emaciated 2 year old, as part of the Sumner 22 neglect /starvation case out of Sumner, Iowa. She has spent the last five years in a loving home, well cared for and handled. She had training as a 3 year old, and then had 30 days professional training in the summer of 2016. Due to changing life[...]

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Eleanor "Nora"

GSH0196 Eleanora

Fee: $750
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Tennesee Walker
Age: 4 years
Sex: Filly
Height: 14 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Nora is a beautiful four year old Tennessee Walking Horse mare who has recently returned from a previous placement due to her adopter's health problems. She is a strong, opinionated mare that shows strong gait in pasture. Though not currently started under saddle she will be going into training.

UPDATE Fall 2017- Nora has been started under[...]

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Ally

GSH0248 Ally

Fee: $550
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Solid Paint
Age: 9
Sex: Mare
Height: 15 hh
Training Level:
Backed/Started Under Saddle, Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Ally is a very friendly 9 year old solid paint mare who loves people. She came to GSH when her previous owner lost his pasture lease, and had nowhere else to go. On intake, she had long hooves with cracks and a slight limp that we hoped would resolve with trims. When they didn't she was vetted and found some damage to her pastern and ringbone. Our[...]

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Woody

GSH0252 Woody

Fee: $650
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Pony
Age: 6
Sex: Gelding
Height: 13.1 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Woody is a pony gelding who has come to GSH due to a medical issue. He was found in his pasture with what appeared to be a large, bleeding, open wound. As it was cleaned up it appears to be a skin tag type growth on his tail dock that we had surgically removed and biopsied (waiting on results). He's a good sized pony who loves people. We were told[...]

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Faith

GSH0127 Faith

Fee: TBD
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: POA/Appaloosa
Age: 7
Sex: Mare
Height: 14 hands
Training Level:
Green Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

FALL 2017- Faith is out of rehab 100% sound! We will be starting to work with her this fall on a riding refresher but this girl is READY for her home!

 

May 2017 - Faith has returned to GSH from her adopters as she struggles with confidence riding on the open range with a young rider. She came off the trailer very lame, and we took her[...]

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Connie

GSH0241 Connie

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Virginia Range
Age: 3
Sex: Mare
Height: 14 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:

Fall 2017 Update- Connie is back from foster care and ready to start training! She has had her first farrier trim and Loves humans when they are in her pasture. This girl is ready for training this fall or in the spring!

Connie is a beautiful young mustang filly who is smart and a fast learner. She's working on her ground work and basic manners,[...]

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Stella

GSH0244 Stella

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Catnip/Sheldon
Age: 3 yrs
Sex: Mare
Height: 13.3 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
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Stella is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. Stella is heavily bonded to Eliana and Vanessa, who we suspect are her sister and mother, respectively. She's friendly but[...]

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Eliza

GSH0234 Eliza

Fee: $450
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang
Age: 1
Sex: Filly
Height: 13.3 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

AUGUST 2017 UPDATE: Eliza is a super friendly girl who has grown like a weed in foster. Her teeth at this point show she is under 2, making her a yearling with an early 2016 birthday. She is long legged and has very animated gaits, literally floating across pasture. She's friendly and calm about new things, though can be a little stubborn about[...]

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Terra

GSH0239 Terra

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Virgina Range
Age: 3
Sex: Mare
Height: 12.3 hh
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Terra is a friendly beautifully put together mustang mare. Her moment is super smooth and looks like it would be a blast to ride on trails or in the show ring. She is not yet started under saddle but has had basic halter manners and is learning about farrier. She is ready to find her own home with someone who is willing to dedicate the time to her[...]

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Gemini

GSH0247 Gemini

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Catnip/Sheldon
Age: 2 yrs
Sex: Mare
Height: 13 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Light to Moderate Riding

Gemini, or "Gem", is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. Gem is younger and a little more cautious, but curious. She will start her gentling in January.

^^^May 2017[...]

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Eliana

GSH0245 Eliana

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Catnip/Sheldon
Age: 2 yrs
Sex: Mare
Height: 13hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:

Eliana is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. Eliana is heavily bonded to Stella and Vanessa, who we suspect are her sister and mother, respectively. She's one of the[...]

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Angelica

GSH0233 Angelica

Fee: $450
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - White Sands
Age: 2
Sex: Filly
Height:
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

Fall 2017 Update- Angelica or "Jelli" has been given the summer to grow up and been a horse. This girl is super friendly, loves to be brushed by volunteers and is at a great age for bonding with people. Willing to do most anything for sweet feed, she will start to learn to lunge this fall. Out of all the younger mustangs she has the mane to beat[...]

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Luna

GSH0246 Luna

Fee: $500
Location:
Breed: Mustang - Virgina Range
Age: 3
Sex: Mare
Height: 13.2 hh
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Light to Moderate Riding

Luna is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. Luna has already been gentled and is working on leading and handling. She's a sweet girl but a little picky as to who she trusts[...]

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Peggy

GSH0235 Peggy

Fee: $450
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang
Age: 2
Sex: Filly
Height:
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

AUGUST 2017 UPDATE: Peggy and her friend Eliza have arrived at the GSH Main location in South Dakota from foster. They've grown tall and healthy and are ready for the next step. As it turns out, Peggy is much older than her stunted neglected body showed on intake, as she has lost her 2.5 year old teeth placing her as a 2 year old this year (2015[...]

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Orion

GSH0240 Orion

Fee: $250
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Virgina Range
Age: 1
Sex: Colt
Height:
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

Orion is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. He came to GSH still nursing on his mother, Connie. He is turning out to be quiet and easy to handle, though cautious and he[...]

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Leilani

GSH0242 Leilani

Fee: $250
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Virgina Range
Age: 1
Sex: Filly
Height:
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

Leilani is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. She came to GSH still nursing on her mother, Terra. She's a cute little thing, sassy and spunky. She is currently weaned and[...]

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Gleska

GSH0210 Gleska

Fee: TBD
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Paint/Quarter Horse type
Age: 4
Sex: Gelding
Height: 14.3-15 hands
Training Level:
Basic Groundwork
Suitability:
Companion/Light Riding

Gleska is a new intake.  His name means "spotted" in Lakota, is pronounced "Gleshka", and he comes from a young man on the Lower Brule Reservation.

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Emmett

GSH0189 Emmett

Fee: $650
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Pony Mule
Age: 3
Sex: Gelding
Height:
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:
Too Young to Ride

Check out this hunka-hunka-burning-mule that is back in South Dakota! It's 3 year old Emmett, who is a gorgeous pony mule. He spent the winter in Iowa and has decided at 2 that he, as a mule, is smarter, faster, braver, and all around just better than everyone. So, back to South Dakota he has come to learn some manners and start driving training![...]

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Rachel

GSH0231 Rachel

Fee: TBD
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang
Age: 10
Sex: Mare
Height: 14.2 hh
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:

Fall 2017 Update- Rachel is out of rehab! While she will continue to need corrective trims for her front feet this girl is sound and loves running all over her pasture. At 7 years old or so, Rachel is ready to start under saddle. Also know as the Barbie horse this girl has a mane and foremost that goes forever, so much that we try to keep it[...]

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Patty Sue

GSH0202 Patty Sue

Fee: Pasture Pals
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: POA cross
Age: 6
Sex: Mare
Height: 13.2 hh
Training Level:
Backed/Started Under Saddle, Basic Groundwork, Halter Broke
Suitability:
Light to Moderate Riding, Companion/Light Riding

Patty Sue was an owner surrender, and was caught between a dispute over boarding fees. She had been run through a barbed wire fence and badly hurt, but was only receiving the basics of care due to the dispute. We were able to take her in and get her in to the vet immediately. Today her wound (warning - graphic pictures towards the end) has healed[...]

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Vanessa

GSH0243 Vanessa

Fee: TBD
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Mustang - Catnip/Sheldon
Age: 10-12 yrs
Sex: Mare
Height: 15 hh
Training Level:
Halter Broke
Suitability:

Vanessa is from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, and came to GSH in December of 2016 during a crisis at ISPMB involving county impoundment and seizure, overcrowding and lack of resources. With over 800 horses that needed help, we had focused on younger horses and mare & foal pairs. However, Vanessa was strongly[...]

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