Our Horses :: 2014

Bullseye

GSH0198 Bullseye
Pending placement

Fee: $450
Location:
Breed: POA
Age: 2
Sex: Gelding
Height: 14hh
Training Level:
Green Broke
Suitability:
Light to Moderate Riding

Meet Bullseye, a sweet 2 year old Pony of America. He went lame in training, though his trainer (also the Sanctuary farrier) couldn't really find anything wrong. It probably was an abscess or stone bruise and he has healed nicely. He is a very sweet boy with great ground manners. Bullseye has had some professional training with about 5 starter[...]

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Tank

GSH0194 Tank
Pending placement

Fee: TBD
Location: Fostered
Breed:
Age:
Sex: Gelding
Height: 18 hands
Training Level:
Broke to Ride, Green Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

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Punkin

GSH0188 Punkin
Pending placement

Fee: $200
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Miniature Horse
Age: 8
Sex: Mare
Height: 32-34"
Training Level:
Broke to Ride
Suitability:
Companion/Light Riding

Punkin is a sweet but sassy mini mare who came to GSH from an exotic animal auction along with her 7-9 month old colt Diesel, and a 5-7 month old pony mule Emmett.  She is reported to be broke to ride and drive.  We are unsure of her age and will be having our vet age her, but she appears to be a younger mare.  She's friendly and easy to handle,[...]

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Callie

GSH0187 Callie
Pending placement

Fee: TBD
Location: Fostered
Breed: Morgan
Age: 3
Sex: Mare
Height: 14.3
Training Level:
Green Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Callie is a lovely 3 year old registered Morgan mare, green broke to ride and drive, located in Michigan.  She was born from one of the Iowa 41, B-Bar-D Wendy's Maia, seven months after the rescue.  Her adopter found her a great home, but she eventually ended up at the Buckey Morgan Horse sale in March 2014.  GSH was able to secure her to bring[...]

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Top Flag

GSH0112 Top Flag
Pending placement

Fee: $500
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Throughbred
Age: 15
Sex: Mare
Height: 16hh
Training Level:
Broke to Ride
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Intake 10-2011: Top Flag is one of the “ISU 7” - a group of horses donated to Iowa State University for their vet and/or breeding program.  When they were no longer useful, typically the college will take them to auction.  We were originally contacted by her (and Moxie’s) previous owner who donated them, distressed about their chances at auction,[...]

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Heidi

GSH0115 Heidi
Pending placement

Fee: $400
Location:
Breed: AQHA registered Quarter Horse
Age: 12
Sex: Mare
Height: 15.2+ hh
Training Level:
Broke to Ride
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Heidi (registered name "She's Suddenly Missin") is one of the “ISU 7” - a group of horses donated to Iowa State University for their vet and/or breeding program.  When they were no longer useful, typically the college will take them to auction.  GSH was given the opportunity to take in the ISU 7 and attempt to find them homes.  Heidi is a sweet,[...]

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Dex

GSH0185 Dex
Pending placement

Fee: $300
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Paint
Age: 17
Sex: Mare
Height: 14.3-15.0 hh
Training Level:
Green Broke
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Dex is a curious and easy going mare who has great ground manners. She follows people around like a puppy and loves all sort of treats. She is easy to catch and work with, loves to be groomed, is good for a bath.  She has been a broodmare for the past several years but appears to have training in her past, as she accepts a saddle and rider and[...]

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Iggy

GSH0118 I Got “Iggy”

Fee: $650
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: Throughbred
Age: 13
Sex: Mare
Height: 15.3-16hh
Training Level:
Broke to Ride
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

I Got (Iggy) is a thirteen year old thoroughbred mare, another mare that came from the ISU program. She’s a tall, lanky girl, who has successfully raced in the past. We are not sure if she has been ridden since, and will evaluate her when we can. This girl was bred for speed - check out her papers: http://www.pedigreequery.com/i+got . She has a[...]

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Scout

GSH0191 Scout

Fee: $600
Location: GSH Main - Sioux Falls, SD
Breed: QH type
Age: 15
Sex: Mare
Height: 14.1-14.2 hh
Training Level:
Broke to Ride
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Scout is a 15 year old Quarter Horse (aged by vet) type mare whose owner was struggling to get her to gain weight so we were asked to take her in.   Pictures show she is broke to ride with a hackamore, she is easy to handle and lead, loaded into the trailer nicely.  She can be slightly difficult to catch but we're working on it, and she's much[...]

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Hope

GSH0128 Hope

Fee: Priceless
Location:
Breed: POA/Appaloosa
Age: 4
Sex: Mare
Height: 14.1-14.3 hh
Training Level:
Backed/Started Under Saddle
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

Hope is a beautiful, willing little Appaloosa who came from the Sumner, IA rescue case. She is halter broke and has good ground manners, however does not like fly spray and will need work on that. Her initial training evaluation shows that she is smart and willing to learn, but probably not exposed to much prior. She is round penning well and[...]

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Flirt

GSH0178 Flirt

Fee: $250
Location:
Breed: Saddlebred
Age: 10
Sex: Mare
Height: 15-15.1 hh
Training Level:
Backed/Started Under Saddle
Suitability:
Unrestricted Riding

UPDATE 10/1/2013 - Flirt has come a long way from the scared horse who came in. She is now easy to catch and halter, fully halter broke, loads well, has had her front feet trimmed and will be tackling her backs next time, has been saddled, bridled and backed! She is an amazing girl who is absolutely ready to find her perfect home and continue her[...]

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