Adoptions

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.

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 gerdasequinerescue@gmail.com

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Adoption Gallery

DIANA

Diana is a 10 yr. old beautiful 34" mini who came from a breeding farm. She is so sweet but timid, and will need someone with patience and she will come around for sure! Adoption donation is $500. 

BUCKWHEAT AND BLUE

BUCKWHEAT AND BLUE ARE 7 AND 9 YEAR OLD SMALL GELDING PONIES WHO ARE VERY FRIENDLY AND PLAYFUL. THEY WERE AN OWNER SURRENDER AND ARE VERY BONDED SO ARE ONLY BEING ADOPTED TOGETHER. THEY HAVE BEAUTIFUL SHINY SUMMER COATS AND BLUE HAS BLUE EYES. WE HAVE NOT TRIED TO RIDE THEM YET BUT THINK THEY COULD EASILY BE TRAINED TO RIDE OR DRIVE. ADOPTION DONATION $800 FOR BOTH

SELIG

A 4 YEAR OLD ROCKY MOUNTAIN X GELDING THAT WAS BORN AT OUR RESCUE AND IS A VERY FANCY PONY. HE’S 13.3HH WITH A PLAYFUL PERSONALITY AND FANCIES HIMSELF OFTEN AS THE BOSS! 
WE’VE STARTED HIS DRIVING TRAINING BUT HE NEEDS AN EDUCATED TRAINER TO CONTINUE HIS DRIVING TRAINING WITH PATIENCE.  ADOPTION DONATION $2000 (THIS WILL INCREASE AS HE CONTINUES HIS TRAINING)

TORI (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

TORI IS A15HH REGISTERED PASSO 1998 MODEL. SHE’S IN YOUR POCKET WITH IMPECCABLE GROUND MANNERS AND IS A PLEASURE TO BE AROUND. SHE IS WELL TRAINED AND NEEDS AN EXPERIENCED RIDER FAMILIAR WITH THE BREED’S GAITS. SHE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS AND IS GREAT FOR THE TRIMMER AND VET. ADOPTION DONATION $500

JADE

JADE IS A 5 YEAR OLD 14HH POA PONY WHO RETURNED FROM 3 MONTHS OF TRAINING OVER THE SUMMER. HE IS A SWEETHEART WHO NOW WALKS, TROTS AND CANTERS. HE GOES OUT ON TRAILS ALONE OR IN COMPANY, HE WILL MAKE A WONDERFUL FAMILY HORSE BUT AT THIS POINT OF HIS TRAINING NEEDS SOMEONE WHO WILL PATIENTLY CONTINUE HIS EDUCATION AND WITH THE CONFIDENCE TO GIVE HIM WHAT HE NEEDS SHOULD HE GET CONFUSED. HE ALSO WENT ON AN 8 MILE TRAIL RIDE THAT GER HOSTED THIS FALL AND WAS A STAR!  ADOPTION DONATION $1000

NOBLE (WINTER FOSTER)

NOBLE IS A 20 YEAR OLD, 15.3HH REGISTERED MORGAN WHO LOVES PEOPLE! HE DOES W/T/C AND WILL BE A GREAT TRIAL HORSE FOR SOMEONE. ADOPTION DONATION $800

KB (WINTER FOSTER)

OUR BEAUTIFUL TALENTED REGISTERED 19 YEAR OLD 14.3HH ROCKY MOUNTAIN MARE, KB IS FOR ADOPTION. SHE IS A TRUSTWORTHY TRAIL HORSE IN SPITE IF THE FACT THAT SHE CAN ONLY SEE LIGHT AND DARKNESS. SHE IS A SEASONED HORSE WHO ALSO DRIVES YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW SHE HAS AN EYE ISSUE. SHE IS A PLEASURE TO HAVE IN OUR BARN AND WILL MAKE SOMEONE VERY HAPPY! ADOPTION DONATION $700

KATIE AND JINGLE & BELLE

MOTHER & SON DONKEY BONDED TRIO ONLY ADOPTING TOGETHER. THESE THREE ARE DEEPLY BONDED. KATIE IS A MAMMOTH DONKEY IN HER LATE TEENS AND JINGLE AND BELLE ARE DONKEY’S IN THEIR MID-TEENS. KATIE WAS RESCUED FORM AUCTION IN 2013 AND HAS BEEN ONE OF THE POSTER CHILDREN FOR GER, APPEARING IN SPANISH VOGUE AND NUMEROUS PHOTO SHOOTS. SHE IS THE SWEETEST, KINDEST DONKEY YOU WILL EVER MEET. JINGLE AND BELLE WERE PETTING ZOO DONKEY’S WHO FOUND THEMSELVES HOMELESS ONCE THE ZOO WAS DONE AND ENDED UP AT AUCTION. ALL THREE ARE SUPER FRIENDLY, GREAT FOR THE VET AND TRIMMER AND JUST A PLEASURE TO BE AROUND. ADOPTION DONATION $1500 

NATE (WINTER FOSTER)

NATE IS A 5-YEAR-OLD 16HH WARMBLOOD GELDING SAVED FROM THE UNADILLA AUCTION. WHEN WE GOT HIM HE HAD SOME LAMENESS ISSUES THAT HAVE SINCE BEEN RESOLVED. WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EDUCATED HOME FOR HIM WHO WILL CONTINUE HIS SCHOOLING AS A TRAIL HORSE DUE TO AN INJURY HE ENDURED AS A COLT. HE IS TOTALLY IN YOUR POCKET AND WILL MAKE SOMEONE AN AMAZING HORSE. GOOD FOR THE VET, FARRIER AND GOOD GROUND MANNERS. ADOPTION DONATION $800

LILY (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

LILY IS A 10 YEAR OLD 15.1HH APPENDIX QUARTER HORSE WITH EXCELLENT GROUND MANNERS. HER SPECIALTY IS TRAIL RIDING (WHICH SHE LOVES), SHE GOES OUT ALONE OR WITH A GROUP! SHE'S QUIET AND LOVING. GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS AND IS GOOD FOR THE FARRIER AND VET. ADOPTION DONATION $1000. 

PEACH (WINTER FOSTER)

NAMED SO AFTER THE SWEET FRUIT THAT DESCRIBES HER ESSENCE! 
SHE IS A 10YR. OLD 13.2HH APPALOOSA THAT IS 100% BLIND,AND IS STILL A WONDERFUL RIDE; SHE DOES NOT FEEL HER HANDICAP IS AN ISSUE AT ALL!

SHE WILL WALK TROT AND CANTER! THIS IS WHAT SHE DID IN HER PREVIOUS LIFE AND STILL LOVES IT! SHE ALSO ENJOYS GOING OUT ON TRAILS WITH HER RIDER. PEACH IS PERFECT IN A BITLESS BRIDLE WHICH IS WHAT WE USE ON HER. ADOPTION DONATION: $500

THELMA & LOUISE

THESE MINI MULES ARE COMING INTO THEIR 2ND YEAR WITH US! THELMA IS BLIND IN ONE EYE AND IS A LITTLE SHYER THAN LOUISE. THEY ARE GOOD FOR TRIMMER AND HAVE GORGEOUS COATS IN THE SUMMER! ADOPTION DONATION REDUCED TO $400 FOR THE PAIR

HAZEL (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

HAZEL IS A SADDLE BROKE 5 YEAR OLD  BETWEEN 14.3 AND 15 HH. WE RESCUED HER BY NETWORKING WITH OMEGA HORSE RESCUE THE NIGHT BEFORE SHE WAS BEING SHIPPED TO MEXICO.  BECAUSE OF HER EXPERIENCE WITH THE SLAUGHTER PIPELINE SHE ARRIVED WITH SOME TRUST ISSUES TOWARDS PEOPLE. SHE BONDS EASILY WITH HORSES AND IS REALLY A BEAUTIFUL MARE.

BOB THE COB (ADOPTED)

BOB THE COB FROM AUCTION ARRIVED AS A MALNOURISHED SKINNY 3 YEAR OLD COLT, HAVING HAD BEEN ROUGHLY TREATED AT THE HANDS OF AMISH HE IS VERY WARY OF NEW PEOPLE.  HE HAS BEEN DRIVEN WITH A WORK TEAM OF MULES ONE SUMMER AND HAS ALSO BEEN RIDDEN.  HE NEEDS A VERY CONFIDENT OWNER WHO WILL BRING OUT THE SAME IN BOB,  HE'S GOT LOTS OF LOVE TUCKED AWAY IN HIS BIG BOY BODY! BOB IS A HANCOCK QH CROSSED WITH A BELGIAN AND IS 7 YEARS OLD. ADOPTION DONATION WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME

CHARLOTTE (ADOPTED)

THIS CUTE LITTLE MINI IS FULL OF PERSONALITY! SHE LOVES BEING IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING AND WILL GO ANYWHERE YOU TAKE HER---SHE WALKED RIGHT INTO THE APARTMENT AT THE RESCUE AND UNROLLED THE TOILET PAPER! SHE IS 1 ½ YEARS OLD AND IS LOOKING FOR HER FOREVER HOME. ADOPTION DONATION $500 

SOCKS (ADOPTED)

SOCKS IS A 19 YEAR OLD, 15.1HH QUARTER HORSE WITH PAPERS. SHE IS A WESTERN GIRL ALL THE WAY. IN HER PRIOR LIFE SHE WAS A BARREL RACER. SHE NECK REINS AND IS VERY WELL TRAINED SO NEEDS AN ADVANCED RIDER WHO IS TRAINED IN WESTERN RIDING. WE ARE LOOKING FOR A HOME FOR HER AS A TRAIL HORSE WHERE SHE CAN ENJOY LONG TRAIL RIDES WITH HER NEW OWNER. SHE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS AND IS GOOD FOR THE FERRIER AND VET. ADOPTION DONATION $1000  

LUCKY CHARM (ADOPTED)

THIS LITTLE LADY IS ONE OF THE SWEETEST, GENTLE HORSES YOU WILL EVER MEET. SHE IS IN HER 20'S AND IS BLIND BUT THAT DOESN'T STOP HER. SHE GETS ALONG GREAT WITH EVERYONE AND LOVES BEING GROOMED AND LOVED ON. WE'RE LOOKING FOR A HOME FOR HER AS A COMPANION WHERE SHE CAN RETIRE. SHE STILL ENJOYS GIVING AN OCCASIONAL LITE PONY RIDE HERE AND THERE.  ADOPTION FEE WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME.


APPA (ADOPTED)

APPA IS A 14 YEAR OLD 15HH MORGAN GELDING. HE WAS USED AS A THERAPEUTIC RIDING HORSE BUT GOT BURNT OUT AND IS LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB. HE DOES W/T/C HAS EXCELLENT GROUND AND RING MANNERS AND GOES OUT ON TRIALS. ADOPTION DONATION $1500