Standardbreds Available For Adoption
Adoption fees start at $500 and are driven by expenses incurred while retraining, transporting, housing, and providing medical care for the horse.
9-year-old Bay Mare
Courageous is 15.3 hands, sound, and eager to find her forever home. She was too slow to race and her owner wanted her to have a safe new home. She has done well with her training under saddle, stands for the farrier, has good ground manners, has performed in the show ring, and has miles of trail rides. She is loved by all who know her and looks forward to her new home for years of adventures!
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8-year-old Gray Mare
"Ellie" stands 16 hands tall. As you can see she is a beautiful gray with lovely conformation. Whoever adopts her is going to get a great horse IF they are willing to invest some time.
She does ring work and trails. She has even been in the show ring and won a ribbon. She likes people and greets you at the fence line hoping for a treat or just some good neck scratching.
Ellie needs patience to help her work thru her relationship with other horses. In the paddock or on the trail she is prone to kicking. She lived with another horse for years, and she has consistently been in a paddock with a shared shed wall with another horse. She just hasn’t learned how to have a roommate, and would need to be in a paddock of her own (at least to start).
Ellie is sometimes opinionated and needs a strong rider to clearly let her know that she is not in charge. She also has a lot of energy and thrives with a consistent work schedule. In short, Ellie needs her own human who can help her learn to trust and see this as a partnership.
Everyone who meets Ellie loves her, and the FFS crew believes in her. Are you the right match for Ellie?
Tenant In Chief
20-year-old Bay Gelding
Chief is just over 15h. You wouldn't know he is 20 years old by his attitude and energy. He retired from a successful racing career in 2013 and then was a Maine Standardbred Sires Stallion 2014-17. He was gelded around the January 2020 time-frame and is doing fine around both geldings and mares but is still in a solo paddock. He is at a foster home and has been doing a lot of trail riding, and that is going very well.