Harry

“Harry”  Mr. Harry’s Fatal Hobby Stats: 2005 double registered Paint-Quarter Horse gelding, lovingly sold to GMTRC in 2017 by Elizabeth May and her family, including four adoring young daughters. Special talent:  Making friends!  Harry has never met a stranger.  He seems to converse with everyone he encounters, human or equine, through nickers, whinnies, and eager…

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Published:August 27, 2017 View Post


Makeda

Stats:  2007 Welsh Pony mare, standing 13hh with a shiny chestnut coat.  Purchased in 2017 from Alexis Liskey at Trails End Farm in Newmanstown, PA via a grant from the Abigail L. Longenecker Memorial Foundation. Special talent: Winning hearts.  Hold on to your heart, this cutie pie just might steal it! Program strengths:  Superbly trained…

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Published:August 27, 2017 View Post


Little Lacey

  Stats: 21 –year-old Welsh Pony and Cobb palomino mare owned by Heidi Courneya of Fredericksburg, PA.  Background: After being ridden and adored by Heidi’s daughter for many years, Lacey carried children’s hunter students in North Carolina. In 2016 she returned to Pennsylvania where a friend suggested GMTRC and Heidi connect to offer this cute…

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Published:August 22, 2016 View Post


Sam

Sir Sampson Stats: 2002 Percheron/Quarter Horse gelding, owned by GMTRC, gift of Matthew Redclift and Sylvia Cueto Special talent: Tall orders and heavy lifting. At 16hh and 1,300 lbs., Sam carries many of our adult riders with ease. Program Strengths: This soft-eyed, gentle giant instills confidence in participants who learn quickly that a horse of his size will…

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Published:October 28, 2015 View Post


Cassie

Slidin’ Brickette Stats: 1990 Paint/Quarter Horse mare, owned by GMTRC, gift of the estate of Terry Ressler Special Talent: Spins and sliding stops. They might be a bit slower these days, but this gal’s Champion Western Reining days remain on the record books! Program strengths: Cassie’s impeccable ground manners make her our go-to-girl for mounting riders with our…

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Published:October 28, 2015 View Post


Lucy

Lucille Stats: 1998 Quarter Horse mare, owned by Teddy and Craig Adams Special talent: Bombproof. Cats leaping through bushes in a single bound? Horse Show signs toppling in the wind? Passing mowers on outdoor rides? Not a twitch or worry for our newest program horse. Program strength: Collection of gaits. Prior low level dressage training taught Lucy to…

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Published:October 28, 2015 View Post


Nando

New Millenium Nando Stats: 2004 Haflinger gelding, owned by the Ludwig family Special talent: Magic tricks. Escaping his stall, opening his window, and making his lead line or reins disappear (in his mouth!). Curious and smart, Nando loves to explore everything. Program strength: Nando has “been there, done that!” 4-H showing, jumping, dressage, driving, parades, and beach riding…

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Published:October 28, 2015 View Post


Neptune

Canadian Gold Stats: 1993 Palomino gelding, owned by Joy Redmon Special talent: Leader. Likes to be first out, first in, and first in line! Once a leader in the Canadian hunter-jumper show ring too. Program strength: A steady teacher for students learning to trot. Neptune shows great tolerance with his riders, which we think comes from his…

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Published:July 10, 2015 View Post


Peppy

I’m a Little Zan Peppy Stats: 2003 Quarter Horse gelding, owned by GMTRC, gift of the Clarkin family Special talent: Penchant for pedicures. Peppy’s favorite teammate is our farrier! Program strengths: Keeping in step despite his pep. GMTRC’s students and horse leaders love the special partnership that develops with Peppy. He intuitively tunes into his rider and…

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Published:July 10, 2015 View Post


Wizard; Wiz

Hocus Pokus Stats: 1997 Paint Pony gelding, owned by GMTRC, gift of the Ziehmer family Special talent: Hunter-jumper. Once a handsome winner in the show ring, Wiz now prefers his new job where all four hooves remain on the ground Program strength: A patient teacher of off-lead steering. His unusual side-to-side movement offers a better core stability…

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Published:July 10, 2015 View Post


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