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.

Meet our current herd below!



20 y, 16h, bay gelding, Clydesdale/Standardbred cross.

Gable was purchased in 2015 thanks to a generous gift from a donor for the honorable job of joining our driving program. He is a seasoned driving horse and also participates in LTR’s therapeutic riding program. Continue reading “Gable”



 23 y, 12.1h, Welsh Pony/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 physical therapy (hippotherapy) program. Continue reading “Gnomeo”



17 y, 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.

Continue reading “Jolie”


“Conor” – Retired

17 y, 15.1 h, Connemara Pony Gelding  

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



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”



19 y, 17 h, Percheron gelding  

Duke joined us in 2018 and is a seasoned driving horse working with Veterans and individuals with cognitive and physical challenges in our driving program. Duke is strong enough to pull our wheelchair accessible adaptive carriage. Continue reading “Duke”



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”


Bojangles  “Bo”

16 y, 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”



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.

Continue reading “Teddy”


“Bert” – Retired

25 y.o., 15.2 h, Trakehner gelding

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

Continue reading “Bert”


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”