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Animals Currently Available for Adoption

Horses and other animals in need are currently in the care of SHARE volunteers, waiting for a good home. If you are interested in adopting an animal from SHARE, you can see some of the current cases here. Please review our Adoption Requirements before submitting the Adoption Application.

Certain horses on this list are considered sanctuary horses. These animals have special needs that are unusually significant or difficult to manage. Unfortunately, we feel it is unlikely they will ever be adopted and so we have labelled them as such. However, we welcome sponsorships for these horses, or if you think you could provide for them as a lifetime adoptor or foster home, please contact us to discuss the situation.

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The Starved Horse

My heart hurts because I am not loved.
I wish I could fly away just like a dove.
My tail no longer swishes back and forth.
I have lost everything that I was worth.
I am too skinny and too weak to care.
Something that no-one should ever have to bear.
Maybe I will get fed today.
Why am I teasing myself this way?
I know I will not get food or water.
To my owner I am just a bother.
They might love me I try to think.
Nicer thoughts I try to seek.
Today I will lay down in the mud.
Fall asleep and never wake up.

 

 


Roster of Available Animals:

Name:
A COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Age:
Any Age!
Gender:
any
Species:
Horses
Breed:
any
Location:
A COMPANION/PASTURE PET's Story:
A COMPANION/PASTURE PET can be any age, any breed and either a mare or a gelding. Our horses are deemed a companion or pasture pet when health or foot issues render them UN-RIDEABLE, but are pasture-sound with regular farrier work or medication. Some may have been injured in a prior life that they are now just beauties to behold but NOT RIDEABLE. They are perfect to gaze at but maybe a pinched nerve or arthritis or hock issues or even age has made them so uncomfortable and unsafe to ride (NOT dangerous) but again, they still love to have that human touch and connection - they are COMPANIONS/PASTURE PETS. Maybe you have a single horse that you ride but horses need company - this is where our COMPANION/PASTURE PETS can step up and help out. OR perhaps you think you just WANT a horse because they are beautiful and would look absolutely stunning in your "spare acreage" - or you miss having horses around but no longer want to ride but just love on a horse - to be around a horse, to smell, to hug, to groom, to LOVE a horse - then we may just have that COMPANION/PASTURE PET for YOU!! Please don't dismiss a horse just because of it's COMPANION/PASTURE PET label - they can fill that special need in your heart!

Name:
Abby
Age:
6 years old
Gender:
mare
Species:
horse
Breed:
grade quarter horse
Location:
SHARE
Abby's Story:
Abby is a gorgeous little mare who stands at 14.1 hands. She is very well behaved and already has excellent ground manners. She has been ridden in our indoor arena and outside as well, she is very willing to learn and doesn't have a mean bone in her body. We believe her to be about 6 years old, she is sound and can carry a small adult or a child. We have not had a child ride her yet, but she seems to be a very safe horse. We recommend an advanced beginner/intermediate rider for her. She would love to be adopted into a forever home or fostered! Abby's adoption fee is $500

Name:
Amara
Age:
6 years old
Gender:
mare
Species:
horse
Breed:
grade quarter horse
Location:
SHARE
Amara's Story:
Amara is a sweet, well-broke, mare that would love to be adopted into a forever home or foster home this summer! She is about 6 years old, 15hh, and very healthy. We have ridden her both inside and outside, with a saddle and bareback, and she has done great each time. We consider her to be broke for an advanced beginner/intermediate rider. Amara's adoption fee is $500

Name:
Angie
Age:
35+
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Miniature Horse
Location:
SHARE - Sanctuary horse
Angie's Story:
Angie is a 35+ year old miniature horse who came to SHARE years ago. She was a companion to another older horse who was being euthanized, and the family no longer needed her, so SHARE was called to take her. Angie has Cushing's disease and Heaves that are managed with medication. Because of her advanced age and health problems, and because she's really a symbol of what SHARE does, Angie is a sanctuary horse and will stay at SHARE for the rest of her life.

Name:
Baker
Age:
25 years (1989 birthdate)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
AQHA
Location:
SHARE - Sanctuary horse
Baker's Story:
Baker was adopted several years ago but returned to SHARE just before Christmas 2012 when his owner lost interest–-absolutely no fault of Baker’s!

At a recent vet check to determine how much riding would be comfortable for Baker, the vet found a couple of issues that make Baker's condition a little more unknown, so the decision was made to let Baker remain at SHARE for the rest of his life. With his sweet attitude and great ground manners, he'll continue to be a volunteer favorite here.

For more pictures of Baker, visit his updates page .

Name:
Captain
Age:
Approx 21 (1994 estimated birth date)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Arabian
Location:
SHARE
Captain's Story:
Captain is a 20-something year old Arabian gelding. He came to us as a neglect case in Fulton County and wasn't being fed well. After he gets to a healthy weight, we'll evaluate him for riding. We suspect he is broke to ride. He is an energetic horse with good ground manners and a fast learner.

Update December 2014: Captain was evaluated undersaddle and is broke to ride. He was a very good boy and we believe he has had extensive training in the past. We do recommend an intermediate rider as Captain is a bit rusty.

Captain's adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Chaos
Age:
17 (1998 estimated)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Appaloosa
Location:
SHARE - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Chaos's Story:
Chaos and Pete, whose has since found his forever home, came to SHARE after a Dept of Ag investigation. He had horribly overgrown front hooves and had probably been kept in a stall for a long time. His legs and belly were caked with manure and we were told both horses may have foundered.

When SHARE picked up Chaos he could barely walk, so the decision was made to take him directly to the vet's office, rather than force him to unload, load, and go for another trailer ride later. He needed pain management, x-rays, and the vet and farrier (who works in the vet's office) to be able to formulate a plan together.

Fortunately, there was no founder but Chaos had bad abscesses in both feet, which was contributing to his pain. His hooves were so overgrown that he was walking on hoof wall. Due to the lack of hoof care he suffered, he will only ever be PASTURE SOUND, NOT RIDE-ABLE. He is a very sweet horse, with a lovely personality and loves to be groomed. His adoption fee is $300. Email sharehorses@gmail.com if interested.

Keep track of Chaos' progress on his Updates Page.

Name:
Charity
Age:
Teens
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse (unregistered)
Location:
SHARE - SANTUARY
Charity's Story:
Charity is a sweet chestnut mare who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. We believe her to be in her early teens, if even that old. She's blind. When she arrived at SHARE, she had a lump in her mouth that had gone untreated for who knows how long. She is the dam to Domino, the first colt we took in from this neglectful owner back in November, who has since been adopted. She was a good mom and did her best for him, at the expense of her physical condition. Charity is a friendly mare who loves attention from people. She would make a great companion horse or pasture pet for the right family. Until then, she is safe at SHARE as a Sanctuary Horse.

You can see more pictures of Charity on her updates page. Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Copper
Age:
17 (born 1998)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Missouri Foxtrotter
Location:
SHARE - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Copper's Story:
Copper is still at SHARE following the Ernest Rose case from 2007. Almost 70 horses were found to be living in terrible conditions without proper care. Various horse rescues collaborated to save the horses, and SHARE received 15 of them, including Copper. Several of the horses we took in have since been adopted! Copper would love to have her chance at a forever home as well.

Copper is pasture sound only, and really only needs a good-sized pasture for her to get out and move and she is a happy horse. She would be a good companion horse for a variety of other horse personalities, and is very docile and well-mannered toward people. This is an attractive mare with good manners who is easy to handle and care for. Please consider making her your pasture pet or companion horse. Her adoption fee is $300.

For more information, please email us - sharehorses@gmail.com

Keep track of Copper's progress on her Updates page.

Name:
Crystal
Age:
9-10 (2003-2004 birthdate)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Caspian Horse
Location:
Share - Sanctuary horse
Crystal's Story:
Crystal came in with 3 other Caspian horses when her breeder lost her home. Crystal suffers from some dental problems as well as an undetermined autoimmune disorder (possibly from ingesting something poisonous at some point) and came in in pitiful condition. Initially the vet checked her every few weeks to draw blood for a blood test and give her a steroid shot. Luckily, she's not needed a steroid shot after a few months, so she has reached some improvement. Because her teeth are in really bad shape for her age and we don't know when she might have more medical issues related to her autoimmune issue, we're considering her a sanctuary horse so she will stay at SHARE for as long as she can be kept comfortable.

We are looking for a sponsor to help out with Crystal's medical expenses. It is possible that she might be available for adoption to a very special home--Crystal must be closely monitored, currently sees the vet monthly, and will continue to have significantly higher medical costs in the future. Adopting Crystal is a significant commitment and isn't for everyone.

This photo was taken about 5 months after Crystal's arrival and she looks 100% better!

More pictures of Crystal are available on her updates page.

Name:
Daisy
Age:
In her early 20's
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Appaloosa
Location:
SHARE - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Daisy's Story:
Daisy was relinquished with Sister, also adoptable, due to financial issues. Daisy is blind, but is a sweet and patient horse who is easy to handle and very calm and trusting. She could be adopted into a special home as a pasture pet or companion to another horse, otherwise she will be safe here at SHARE as a Sanctuary Horse.

Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Dancer
Age:
4 or 5 (2009 or 2010 estimated birthdate)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
SHARE
Dancer's Story:
Dancer is a Pinto gelding who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here.

Dancer was in very poor condition when he first arrived, but has made a full recovery and is a wonderful and friendly horse. He has been started undersaddle and is doing quite well. He has a great attitude and enjoys having a job. Dancer is going to make a great horse for anyone! You can see more pictures of Dancer on his updates page. His adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Dash
Age:
2010 birthdate
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
AQHA registered
Location:
SHARE - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Dash's Story:
Dash is a well-bred quarter horse who, as a foal, was accidentally kicked in the head by another horse. He sustained permanent nerve damage to his neck from the trauma. He is well-mannered, safe to be around, and mentally sound, but he is not and will never be safe to ride. When it was discovered that he has unsteadiness and neck pain when being ridden that could cause him to rear or react in other ways that could seriously injure a rider, he was set to be euthanized, and that is when SHARE stepped in. Dash is looking for a home as a pasture pet only. He is an easy-going, silly, young, halter-broke gelding and would be a great pasture mate for another such horse.

His adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Dew
Age:
12 (2003 estimated birth date)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
SHARE - SANTUARY
Dew's Story:
Dew is a pinto mare with some really loud and unique markings, who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. She is blind and we believe the cause of her blindness to be cataracts, which may be operable. Despite her blindness she is a sweet mare, easy to handle, and really likes people.

Dew has conformation issues which make her pasture sound only. She would make a great companion to another sweet horse. She is safe with us at SHARE as a sanctuary horse unless the right home can be found.

You can see more pictures of Dew on her updates page. Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Fancy
Age:
5 years (2010)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
SHARE
Fancy's Story:
ADOPTION PENDING!! Fancy came in with the Muncie 13. She was started under-saddle as a 3 year old and was coming along nicely. She was then adopted out and had some more time under-saddle. She came back to our facility in February 2015 and is once again looking for her forever home. Fancy is a very cute mover and is willing to please. She is still green broke to ride so we recommend an intermediate or better rider.

Name:
Gypsy
Age:
16 years old
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Minature
Location:
SHARE
Gypsy's Story:
Gypsy is a registered Miniature with papers! She is under 36-inches and is 16 years old. Gypsy is chocolate with a silver mane and tail - ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS AND CUTE!

She is halter broke, will pick up her feed for you and the farrier and leads like a dream. She loves to be groomed and fussed over - and is looking for that forever home where Gypsy will be a princess!

Gypsy's adoption fee is $400.

Name:
Jake
Age:
12 (2003 Birthdate)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse
Location:
SHARE
Jake's Story:
Jake came in with 2 other horses as part of a Department of Ag investigation. They were all extremely malnourished. Jake has been evaluated undersaddle and is broke to ride. We recommend an intermediate rider as he is a bit rusty. Jake is easy to handle and will make a great horse for anyone.

Name:
Jazz
Age:
5 (2010 birth date)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
SHARE
Jazz's Story:
Jazz is a pinto gelding who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. He was so sick that he collapsed when volunteers were trying to load in him into the trailer to get him to safety at the rescue. He had severe pneumonia and was in such severe condition that we were really worried, but he has made a full recovery. He has been gelded and is ready to find a forever home.

June 2014 update: Jazz was started undersaddle in May 2013. He is green broke to ride and is doing quite well. He does need an experienced rider to teach him all the things he needs to know. Jazz has a goofy personality that is easy to love. He has been ridden both inside and outside and crosses water well. Here it is Summer 2015 and Jazz is still here, looking all jazzy and wondering WHY isn't he on the trails, lighting up your life and his? Come on out, visit with Jazz and make him your trail companion for life!

You can see more pictures of Jazz on his updates page. His adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Jude
Age:
11 years (2004)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Miniature
Location:
SHARE
Jude's Story:
Jude came to us in August 2014 from a Department of Agriculture investigation. He was extremely emaciated and you could count just about every bone in his body. He was also a stallion at the time. We nursed him back to health and he was able to be gelded in January 2015. Jude is very friendly and loves to be with people. He has a willing attitude and will make a flashy cart horse. Jude does need someone with experience to teach him the things he needs to know. He is a well mannered boy, just needs an education. This summer (2015) Jude has come along very well - he leads nicely, you can pick up his feet, does well for the farrier and has turned into an incredibly beautiful gentleman - he has great conformation and would look so awesome as a cart pony! Jude's adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Julie
Age:
25 years (1989 birthdate)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Thoroughbred
Location:
S.H.A.R.E Sanctuary Horse
Julie's Story:
Julie is an off the track Thoroughbred. She came from Kankakee and was found with horrible wounds on her legs. She was also so thin we did not think she would make the trip home. She spent 3 days at the veterinarian for her wounds. They had to inject antibiotics directly into the joint and she stood and let them. She must have known they were trying to help her. She is not sound because of arthritis which developed as a result of her past injuries and thus cannot be ridden. Julie is a sweet girl who has found friends at the rescue. In fact, she is serving as a guide horse and companion for Sugarfoot, a blind sanctuary horse at the rescue.

Because of her issues, Julie will live out her life at SHARE as a sanctuary horse. Julie is being sponsored by Cindy & Faith Dauber.

Name:
Juliet
Age:
5 (2010 estimated birth date)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Mustang? TB-cross?
Location:
SHARE
Juliet's Story:
Juliet came in from an investigation in Fall 2013. We were told she is a Thoroughbred or a Mustang. She has no neck tattoo and we’re pretty sure there is no TB there, so her breed is anyone's guess. She is very timid but we are certain she will come around with some time and patience since she’s very curious about people. She is one of several horses we have who would benefit tremendously from going home with a foster family–something about having the same person or few people handling and feeding on a daily basis really helps turn them around. We would welcome a foster home, a regular visiting volunteer to work with her, or of course, an adoption. Please let us know if you think you can help Juliet.

Keep up to date on Juliet's progress on her Updates page.

Name:
Laddie
Age:
17 years old
Gender:
gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse - registered
Location:
near Farmer City, Illinois
Laddie's Story:
COURTESY LISTING - Laddie is a 17 year old registered Quarter Horse (papers are available) who is child safe. He is looking for a new home as his elderly owners are moving out-of-state and cannot take him along. His adoption fee is a donation of $250 to SHARE to cover his expenses.

Name:
Lady
Age:
15 years (1999 estimated birthdate)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Missouri Fox Trotter
Location:
S.H.A.R.E.
Lady's Story:
ADOPTED!! Lady is a beautiful red roan pinto Missouri Fox Trotter mare who came to us when her previous owners could no longer care for her. She is a docile and very nice mare and will make a great horse for a lucky family. Lady has smooth gaits and is broke to ride.

Lady's adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Moonshine
Age:
8 (2006)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse (not registered)
Location:
SHARE
Moonshine's Story:
ADOPTED!! Moonshine came to us as part of a neglect case. He is beautiful on the outside and in--he is sweet and polite with a funny personality. We think he will be a real gem. Moonshine was evaluated undersaddle, and he is broke to ride! We think he would do best with an experienced rider at this time as he is a bit rusty.

Moonshine's adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Peaches
Age:
approx. 10 years (2005?)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pony
Location:
SHARE - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Peaches's Story:
Peaches is a small pony mare who is up for adoption as a pasture pet/companion only. She came to us as part of a neglect case in April 2014--She was roaming a 60 acre field with no human interaction or care for the last 6 years. Her hooves were extremely overgrown and she was covered in burrs. She has recovered nicely. She does well with others, and is a polite little lady who is sweet as can be, calm, and a little reserved but not overly shy.

Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Prince
Age:
9 years old (Estimated 2005 birthdate)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Gaited (Paso Fino?)
Location:
SHARE
Prince's Story:
ADOPTED!! Prince is an approx. 9 year old gelding who is roughly 14 hands high. He came from the Toledo Ten rescue and was severely emaciated. (He is the black horse in the trailer--one of the worst.)

Prince has come along very nicely. He has gained some much needed weight, but is still learning to trust people. We would love to have an experienced foster home (or equine professional willing to donate their time) to give him the one-on-one time he needs to turn around. Please fill out an adoption application whether you are interested in fostering or adopting Prince.

You can keep track of new photos, videos, and other progress on his updates page.

Prince's adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Robin
Age:
21 (1993 birthdate)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse (unregistered)
Location:
SHARE - SANTUARY
Robin's Story:
Robin is a pretty and flashy chestnut mare who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. She is a sweet mare and easy to handle.

Robin is pasture sound only. She would make a great companion to another sweet horse. She is safe with us at SHARE as a sanctuary horse unless the right home can be found.

You can see more pictures of Robin on her updates page. Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Rocky
Age:
9 (2006 birth date)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Thoroughbred
Location:
SHARE
Rocky's Story:
Rocky came to us in September 2012 grossly underweight. He's recovering well and seems like a great horse. He is 15.2 hands tall. He is broke to ride and is suitable for walk/light trot on moderate trails and around home. Rocky does crib but it's helped with a cribbing collar and not really an issue. Rocky is also available for our foster program. Email sharehorses@gmail.com if interested.

Keep track of Rocky on his Updates page.

Name:
Sadie
Age:
7 (2007 birthdate)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Pony
Breed:
Welsh-cross
Location:
SHARE
Sadie's Story:
Sadie is a Welsh cross pony mare. She's 11 hands high and in good condition. She's adorable, but was literally spoiled into having some bad manners that resulted in her family no longer being able to keep her.

With a volunteer trainer, Sadie has come a long way since she first came in! She is now being ridden comfortably at a walk, trot, and canter both indoors and outdoors! She even had a kid on her and went on a trailride on Middlefork--crossing water, big logs, and keeping up with the big horses with no problems. She is still green but at this time we believe an advanced beginner or intermediate child can handle riding her. She would be a heck of a pony club mount for the teen who wants to go-go-go and do it all! She still has some bratty pony behavior when in her stall so needs an adult around to supervise.

For more pictures of Sadie, visit her updates page.

Sadie's adoption fee is $350.

Name:
Sally
Age:
21 (1994 estimated birth date)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Standardbred
Location:
SHARE - SANTUARY
Sally's Story:
Sally came to us along with her very thin pasturemate, Stonewall, who sadly passed away in 2013 and will be greatly missed. Stonewall was the riding horse and Sally was the carriage horse, however she has OCDs in her stifle so she is not sound for riding or driving. Sally has very good ground manners, is very friendly, and seems to be very safe to be around. This is a nice horse and everything you could want in a nice, older mare. Sally is also available for our foster program. Email sharehorses@gmail.com if interested.

Keep track of Sally's progress on his Updates page.

Name:
Scout
Age:
4 years (2011)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Miniature
Location:
SHARE
Scout's Story:
Scout came to us on 1/8/15 when his owner could no longer care for him. Scout was gelded in February 2015. He is learning how to walk on a lead and coming along nicely. Scout has a great personality with a very willing attitude. He will make a great companion, pet, or driving partner. Scout's adoption fee is $300

Name:
Shadow
Age:
23 (estimated 1992 birth date)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Tennessee Walker
Location:
SHARE - SANTUARY
Shadow's Story:
Shadow was adopted from SHARE about 6 years ago and had to come back due to some financial changes in her owner's life. She will be much missed but everyone hopes that Shadow can find a new family to love her just as much. She's kid-broke, and was primarily ridden by a 14 year old at her previous home. However, we have been struggling to get Shadow's heaves under control since coming back to SHARE. At this time she is only pasture sound as we feel that being ridden would just be too much for her.

Keep track of Shadow on her Updates page. $300 adoption fee.

Name:
Silver
Age:
6 years (2009)
Gender:
gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pony
Location:
SHARE
Silver's Story:
Silver came to us on 1/8/15 when his owner was no longer able to care for him. He is easy to handle on the ground and has a great personality. Silver will make a great companion, pet, riding or driving pony. Silver's adoption fee is $300

Name:
Sister
Age:
13 (2002)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
APHA
Location:
S.H.A.R.E. - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Sister's Story:
Sister came to us several years ago due to her being unable to be ridden. She came with a past injury that made her pasture sound only. She was adopted to a home where she was loved and cared for. Unfortunately, that home was unable to care for her either. Sister came back to our facility in 2013 looking for a new home. She is a sweet sweet girl that allows anyone to handle her. Sister has a wonderful personality and will make an excellent companion for another horse. Sister would also love to teach people about grooming and proper equine care. In November 2014, we introduced Sister to Smokey to help him recover from losing his sister Blossom. Sister has been taking great care of Smokey so far. After taking such good care of Smokey, Sister has graduated from that job to taking care of an elderly mule and a younger horse! She is a wonderful caretaker!

Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Smokey
Age:
34 years old
Gender:
Mare & Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse
Location:
Share - Sanctuary horses
Smokey's Story:
Blossom is the bay horse (in front), and she's blind. Smokey is her brother, and her guide horse. They are 33 and 34 years old (as of 2014), and are always together, because Blossom depends on Smokey to guide her, and he understands she's blind and needs extra help. They are very special horses who are "sanctuary horses" at SHARE--they are not available for adoption due to their special needs, and we will provide a loving home for them until they are no longer comfortable. Smokey and Blossom are very friendly horses and love being groomed.

Despite their advanced age, they are in gorgeous condition and like several other oldies at SHARE, are proof that old age shouldn't automatically mean poor condition.

Update 09/05/14: We had to say goodbye to one of our long time residents today. Blossom went down in the pasture and was unable to get up. Our vet came out and we tried everything we could to get her up but Blossom was telling us that she was done. She was close to 35 years old and had lived here for the last 9 years. Even though Blossom was blind she was always trusting of everyone and enjoyed being groomed. She left behind her lifelong friend Smokey who is also close to 35 years old. We knew she couldn't stay with us forever but were not expecting her to leave us today. Please keep Smokey in your thoughts as he tries to recover from losing his best friend.

Name:
Spirit
Age:
12 (estimated 2003)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
S.H.A.R.E. - COMPANION/PASTURE PET
Spirit's Story:
Spirit originally came to our facility back in 2009. She was adopted to a family with a couple of teenage girls who also adopted Dazzle. Both Dazzle and Spirit were ridden all over by the girls. Spirit is only about 14 hands tall and is easy to handle. Spirit and Dazzle came back to us in 2013 because the family was moving and could not care for them anymore. Spirit is only sound to be a pasture pet. She does need to wear front shoes all year round but otherwise does not need any special care.

Her adoption fee is $300.

Name:
Sunshine
Age:
8 (2007 birth date)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Missouri Foxtrotter
Location:
SHARE
Sunshine's Story:
Sunshine is a beautiful palomino horse who was born at SHARE after her dam, Shygirl, was rescued from deplorable conditions in the Ernest Rose Case in 2007. She has been at SHARE for a long time. In February of 2012, Sunshine went to a professional trainer to get more consistent work on her training. She made great progress during this time! However, we have not had enough experienced volunteer trainers available to continue her training, and she would benefit from an experienced adopter or foster to bring her along.

You can keep track of new photos, videos, and other progress on his updates page.

Sunshine's adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Tammy
Age:
3 years (2012)
Gender:
Mare
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Miniature
Location:
SHARE
Tammy's Story:
Tammy came to us on 1/8/15 when her owner was no longer able to care for her. She is a very sweet little girl and is easy to handle. She will make a great companion, pet or driving partner.

UPDATE! Guess who is on foal watch! Yes, little Tammy is expecting a foal at any time. And when the big event happens, SHARE will be posting pictures and updates. Tammy's adoption fee is $300

Name:
Trooper
Age:
9 (2006 estimated)
Gender:
Gelding
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Pinto
Location:
SHARE
Trooper's Story:
Trooper is a handsome paint gelding who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. Like all of the horses from this group, he's friendly and likes attention. Trooper lunges well and has been bitted and started under saddle. July 2014: We have started Trooper undersaddle and he is coming around really nicely. He is very soft and responsive and willing to do whatever you ask of him. Trooper just needs some miles and will be ready to go in any direction.

You can see more pictures of Trooper on his updates page. His adoption fee is $500.

Name:
Winwalker (Winnie)
Age:
3 (2012 birth date)
Gender:
Filly
Species:
Horse
Breed:
Quarter Horse (unregistered)
Location:
SHARE
Winwalker (Winnie)'s Story:
Winnie is a chestnut weanling with a big blaze and a white sock who came from the Muncie, IL rescue, you can read about it here. Winnie is growing up to be quite a lovely lady. She is easy to handle and loves people. She is going to make someone a great horse!

You can see more pictures of Winnie on her updates page. Her adoption fee is $500.