Our Horses


LTR therapy horses and ponies are our most important asset. They are the silent, yet expressive teachers; they are the motivators. They are the reason we can help change lives.

Awesome Art


“Art” – Looking for his new home!

25 y.o., 15.3h, Appendix QH, chestnut, gelding

Art has retired from his duties at LTR after a long, wonderful career that started in 2009. He is now seeking a loving companion home where he will have access to plenty of turnout and a couple other horses as pasture mates! Continue reading “Awesome Art”

Gable


“Gable”

17 y.o., 16h, bay gelding, Clydesdale/Standardbred cross.

Gable was purchased in March 2015 with a generous gift from a donor for the honorable job of pulling our adaptive (wheelchair accessible) carriage.  Continue reading “Gable”

Gnomeo


“Gnomeo”

 22 yo, 12.1h, Welsh/Arab, gelding

Gnomeo is a seasoned horse show veteran and our smallest equine. Being of small stature he is approachable for the most timid and tiny riders and also participates in our Hippotherapy program. Continue reading “Gnomeo”

Jolie


“Jolie”

16 y.o. Belgian/QH, mare 

Jolie is a nice sturdy girl who came to us at a time when LTR was seeking a draft cross. She serves our adult and teenage students who need a large but not too tall horse.

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Bojangles


Bojangles  “Bo”

15 y.o., 16h, black, Percheron/QH, gelding  

Previously, Bo spent his time doing a lot of fun and amazing things like Civil War reenactments, competitive trail riding, and volunteer mounted patrol in the Manassas Battlefields. Continue reading “Bojangles”

Conor


“Conor”

17 y, 15.1 h, Connemara Pony Gelding  

Conor is very versatile because of his size, not too tall but sturdy; therefore perfect for our smaller riders, independent senior riders and Veterans. Because of his sound, rhythmic gait, he also participates in Hippotherapy. Continue reading “Conor”

Lola


“Lola”

8 y, 17 h, Canadian Warmblood chestnut mare  

Lola was imported from Canada to become a jumper in a local competition barn, but found her true calling at LTR. At almost 17h, with a very sweet personality and ability to connect with her riders, she is perfect for our tall independent riders. Continue reading “Lola”

Mae West


Mae West “Mae”

9 y, 16.3 h, Clydesdale bay mare 

With her inquisitive personality and beautiful stature, she is a barn favorite. Her ability to read and communicate with Veterans while doing ground work has become an effective way to learn trust. Continue reading “Mae West”

Duke


“Duke”

18 y, 17 h, Percheron gelding  

Purchased in 2018, Duke is a seasoned carriage and cart driving horse working with Veterans and individuals with cognitive and physical challenges in our driving program. Continue reading “Duke”

KJ


“KJ”

10 y, 15.2 h, Thoroughbred gelding

The newest of our herd, KJ will be providing lessons for students who rode Desert Storm prior to his retirement, along with young independent riders. Continue reading “KJ”

Teddy


“Teddy” 

18 y, 13.3 h, Pony of the Americas gelding

Teddy was donated in 2014 and has lots of trail riding and fox hunting experience. He is used in our therapeutic and hippotherapy programs.

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Bert


“Bert”

25 y.o., 15.2 h, Trakehner gelding

Bert has many years of horse show experience and three very nice gaits making him suitable for our students with an interest in competitions, riding independently and especially learning to canter.

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Fabio


Fabio “Fabs”

20 y, 16.2 h, Thoroughbred bay gelding

Fabio has a lot of experience in eventing as well as competitive trail rides. Being 16.2 hands tall, he works with our taller students. Continue reading “Fabio”