Below you can see the equines we currently have available for adoption.
Please keep in mind that when you are adopting a rescue horse you are making a commitment for the remainder of its life. We want to find each rescued horse a loving, forever home. Our adoption process is comprehensive and designed to assure the best possible match between our horses and potential adopters.
Suitability is of the utmost importance in placing our horses.
Our adoption fees range from $200-$4000. Please contact us for specific prices
of individual horses.
You can download our adoption application below. When completed, please return this form to GER at PO Box 1352, West Townshend, VT 05359, or scan and e-mail to email@example.com
ADOPTION DONATION WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME
Maple is a medium sized pony mare who is looking for a home with someone who has the time and patience to build a relationship with her. Her time in the slaughter pipeline left her very weary of people. She gets along well with others in the herd and would make a great companion.
PAINT-MARE-20 YRS. OLD- HH
We received a call from a local animal control officer who had been working with a cow farmer on surrendering one of his horses. The farmer had several horses on the property that he was pasture breeding and Destiny had gotten older and could no longer be bred so was stuck out in a pasture with only the fading few patches of grass that she could find to eat. She was adopted out as a child’s tail riding horse but was returned because she grew tired of being ridden. She will make an excellent companion and would be great for the kids or grandkids to love on and brush!
STANDARDBRED-GELDING-13 YRS. OLD- HH
Voila is a sweet Standardbred gelding who is transitioning from a driving to riding career. He is calm and sweet and will go out on trails with a partner. He gets along well with both geldings and mares and will continue to thrive as he gets more rides under his belt.
THOROUGHBRED-MARE-10 YRS. OLD-15.2HH
This sweet girl arrived last fall after being bailed from a Louisiana kill pen with a group of Thoroughbreds (she did not come with JC paper or a tattoo). She can be timid at times but with a kind hand and patience she will do anything for you. She came unbroke but has done a lot of groundwork and now has a couple of rides under her belt. Although still very green she is willing and extremely smart. She would be a great project for someone looking for a great-minded horse.
THOROUGHBRED-MARE-23 YRS. OLD-15HH
Ibis is a calm, easy keeper and gets along well with others. She is towards the bottom of the pecking order so would make an ideal companion for a low key horse. She is a wonderful ride but does not want to leave the ring anymore. She will be fantastic for a rider who wants to sharpen their skills at home!
Tasha is an extremely well-bred Arabian mare who came to GER as an owner surrender. She is a brave trail riding horse who will go out alone or with others. She is calm and loving and is irresistible to fall in love with!
TENNESSEE WALKER-MARE-13YRS OLD-14.1HH
Raven is a gorgeous Tennessee Walker who due to an old injury is being offered as a companion. She is very self-assured and is one of the calmest, loving horses we currently have. She is the perfect companion, she will not freak out when you take her friend out for a ride.
SMALL PONY-MARE- 1 YR. OLD
Elsa is a very sweet pony mare who will be a great addition to any farm. She leads well, can be easily caught and haltered in the field, picks up all 4 feet to be trimmed and loves attention from people.
QUARTER HORSE-MARE- 4 YRS.OLD-14.2HH AND GROWING
This adorable horse came to our rescue from a kill pen at the tender age of three; she is now four years old. She stands at 14.2hh now and is still growing! Evie is full of potential, she is green broke and has been out on trails and really enjoyed them. This girl will need a rider with the experience and patience to bring a young horse along.
STANDARDBRED-GELDING-14 YRS. OLD-16HH
Smiley is a big, very handsome Standardbred gelding with a big floaty trot. He has just come back from professional training to help him transition from being a cart racing horse to a trail riding partner. He needs a confident rider who will take the time to help build his confidence up out on the trails. In return he will be an amazing partner and the talk of the barn with his big smile and warm personality!
STANDARDBRED-GELDING-18 YRS. OLD-15HH
This handsome Standardbred would love a home where he could be a devoted companion! He will get along with any horse and is very fond of men in particular! After his cart racing career, he became an Amish buggy horse and ended up in auction when he could not keep up with the demands of a cart horse. He is pasture sound, healthy, and is an easy keeper. He is very handsome and is deserving of a great home.
THOROUGHBRED-MARE-12 YRS. OLD-15.3HH
Geneva is a lovely TB mare who is looking for a home as a companion due to arthritis in her back. She is sweet and loving, gets along well with others and is good for the trimmer and vet. She is an easy keeper and would make a great buddy for both you and your horse.
STANDARDBRED-GELDING- 17 YRS. OLD-15.1HH
Chesterfield is a super sweet, easy going pacer. His walk and pace are slow and easy, but when asked he has a very big trot that may be best suited to a more confident rider. Because he's a pacer he hasn't quite figured out the canter yet. He loves children and will soak in all the love and attention they will give him around the barn but he is not a child’s riding horse at this point in his life. He is a puppy dog on the ground and is looking for someone to bond with.
MIXED BREED-MARE-13 YRS. OLD-15.1HH
Winter has had minimal training and is not broke to ride. This full bodied mare is looking for someone interested in really developing a bond. She is not a horse that will tolerate heavy handedness or force. She would do well in a program like Harmony horsemanship. For someone who is willing to take the time, she is a mare who will give you her all. She enjoys attention and is very social.
THOROUGHBRED-MARE-19 YRS. OLD
This lovely mare had been through a lot before we rescued her from a killpen. Unbeknownst to us, she had a birthing that had gone awry and left her with some severe damage. Once in our care, she had a successful surgery! She and Misha were adopted in a home together but were recently were returned due to a divorce. Melody has participated in a Christmas parade in our town and actually seemed to really enjoy it! Her Tattoo needs to be revisited, it is not very clear but the first reading tells us she is now 19 years old. A home with an intermediate rider is preferable as she has not been ridden in her previous home and will need a refresher.
WELCH PINTO X-MARE- 5 YRS. OLD-14.1HH-MARE
This stunning mare is as sweet as can be and has one crystal blue eye! When she was rescued from auction she did not even know how to lead! She is truly a blank canvas because of her exceptional disposition she will make a great student!
THOROUGHBRED-MARE-5 YRS. OLD-15.1HH
This sweet young mare was used as a broodmare after suffering an injury on the track. Her last baby was weaned and adopted last winter and we’ve currently rehabbing a bowed tendon in her front right leg. Once healed she will be available for adoption.
This love bug is being returned because his family is moving across country to care for their elderly parents and are unable to bring him with them. He truly is an oldie but goodie! Not only does he ride and drive but he is also a rock star trail horse who has no fear of cars and traffic.
WARMBLOOD ARABIAN X-GELDING-10 YRS. OLD- 15HH
Scout is an owner surrender with impeccable breeding. He has been professionally started under saddle and needs a confident rider with the skill to bring him along slowly and with patience. He has good ground manners and is truly a big puppy dog who is eager to please and bond with someone. He will make a loyal partner in any discipline you choose to train him in.