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

FRANCIS

FRANCIS IS A HANDSOME 7YO. SMALL PONY GELDING. HE’S STILL ON THE SHY SIDE BUT LEADS WELL AND WILL COME AROUND IN A SHORT TIME WITH CONSISTENT HANDLING AND LOVE.  HE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS. ADOPTION DONATION $600

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)

EVIE

EVIE IS A 3 YEAR OLD QUARTER HORSE MARE WHO HAS A VERY SWEET PERSONALITY. SHE IS A GREAT PROJECT HORSE FOR AN EDUCATED PERSON WHO WILL BRING HER ALONG WITH PATIENCE AND KNOW HOW. SHE'S A BLANK CANVAS! ADOPTION DONATION $500

MAVIS & CLARA

MAVIS (2YO) AND CLARA (6YO) ARE MOLLY MULE THAT ARE READY FOR THEIR NEW HOME. MAVIS IS VERY FRIENDLY AND SOCIAL WHILE CLARA IS A BIT MORE RESERVED BUT STILL FRIENDLY. THEY CAN BE ADOPTED TOGETHER OR SEPARATE AND WILL MAKE GREAT COMPANIONS. ADOPTION DONATION $600 EACH OR $1000 FOR THE PAIR. 

ROSIE

ROSIE IS A 12-YEAR-OLD MINI MARE WHO IS AS FRIENDLY AS CAN BE! SHE SEEKS OUT PEOPLE’S ATTENTION AND LOVES SOAKING IT ALL IN. SHE’S AN ALPHA MARE WHO LIKES TO BE IN CHARGE OF THE OTHER HORSES. SOMEONE WILL BE VERY LUCKY TO BRING THIS LITTLE LOVE BUG INTO THEIR FAMILY. ADOPTION DONATION $600

BLOSSOM

BLOSSOM IS A 20 YEAR OLD DRAFT MARE WHO LOVES TO PULL WITH A PARTNER. SHE IS VERY SWEET AND WILLING. HER ADOPTION FEE IS WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME. 

JADE

JADE IS A 5 YEAR OLD 14HH POA PONY WHO HAS STARTED HIS TRAINING AND CAN DO WALK, TROT AND CANTER. HE GOES OUT ON TRAILS ALONE OR IN COMPANY AND IS A PLEASURE TO BE AROUND. HE'S SUCH A KIND GENTLE GUY WITH A FUNNY AND INTERACTIVE PERSONALITY. EVERYONE FALLS IN LOVE WITH HIM AND HIS MUSTACHE! HE WILL MAKE A WONDERFUL FAMILY HORSE ONE DAY BUT AT THIS POINT OF HIS TRAINING NEEDS SOMEONE WHO WILL PATIENTLY CONTINUE HIS EDUCATION WITH THE CONFIDENCE HE NEEDS SHOULD HE GET CONFUSED. HE IS GREAT FOR THE TRIMMER AND VET AND GETS ALONG WELL WITH BOTH GELDINGS AND MARES. ADOPTION DONATION $700

MAPLE

MAPLE IS A 10 YEAR-OLD GOLDEN PALOMINO, MEDIUM SIZE 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. ADOPTION DONATION WAIVED TO AN APPROVE HOME

CONNER

CONNER IS A FANCY LARGE PONY GELDING WHO IS SUPER SWEET AND EASY GOING ON THE GROUND. HE HAS MORE WOAH THAN GO WITH A QUIET WALK AND LARGE SPRINGY TROT. HE WOULD BE PERFECT FOR A SMALL ADULT LOOKING FOR A TRAIL RIDING PARTNER. ADOPTION DONATION $900

GERONIMO

GERONIMO IS A STUNNING 7-YEAR-OLD BLACK AND WHITE PAINT MINI GELDING WHO IS RECOVERING FROM A NEGLECT SITUATION BUT HAS STILL MAINTAINED HIS LOVING PERSONALITY. HE WAS RECENTLY GELDED SO NEEDS TO BE SEPARATED FROM MARES UNTIL HIS HORMONE LEVELS HAVE HAD TIME TO BALANCE OUT. ADOPTION DONATION $600

GUS

GUS IS A HINNY GELDING WHO IS 11 HH AND EXTREMELY WARY OF PEOPLE. HE WOULD MAKE A GOOD COMPANION AND WILL NEED A LOT OF POSITIVE HANDLING AND CONSISTENCY IN HIS LIFE. HE NEEDS A VERY PATIENT PERSON WHO IS WILLING TO GIVE HIM THE TIME AND HELP HE NEEDS TO TRUST AGAIN. ADOPTION FEE WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME.

TORI

TORI IS A BUCKSKIN NINETEEN YEAR OLD REGISTERED PASO FINO MARE. SHE HAS THE BEST GROUND MANNERS IN THE BARN! SHE WILL MELT YOUR HEART WITH HER LOVE OF PEOPLE. SHE NEEDS AN EXPERIENCED RIDER FAMILIAR WITH THE BREED AND ITS GAIT. ADOPTION DONATION $600

SHEEZA

SHEEZA IS A KNOCKOUT MARE! SHE IS A 17-YEAR-OLD WELL BRED, REGISTERED QUARTER HORSE. SHE HAS BEEN USED AS A BROODMARE BUT DOES WELL ON TRAILS. SHE PREFERS TO GO OUT ON TRAIL WITH A BUDDY AND IS GREAT WITH DOGS, BICYCLES, CARS…NOTHING BOTHERED HER. ADOPTION DONATION $800

TANK

TANK IS A NEUTERED 10MO. POTBELLY PIG YOUNGSTER LOOKING FOR HIS NEW HOME. HE IS AS SWEET AS CAN BE AND REALLY ENJOYS BELLY SCRATCHES. ADOPTION DONATION $200

HOLD FOR EVALUATION

ARCTIC HEAT (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

ARCTIC HEAT IS AN 18-YR. OLD THOROUGHBRED ARRIVED FROM THE FEEDLOT A VERY SICK HORSE, PULMONARY PNEUMONIA WAS JUST ONE OF HIS ISSUES, HE WAS RUSHED TO TUFTS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOR FIVE DAYS.  HE IS WELL ON HIS WAY TO BEING A WELL HORSE AND WILL BE LEAVING FOR HIS FOSTER HOME TO CONTINUE HIS RECUPERATION.  ONCE 100% HE WILL BE READY FOR ADOPTION.

SMILEY (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

SMILEY IS A HANDSOME 14-YEAR-OLD OFF THE TRACK STANDARDBRED WHO HAS A BIG FLOATY TROT. HE NEEDS SOME MORE TRAINING TO HELP HIM TRANSITION FROM BEING A HARNESS RACING HORSE TO A RIDING HORSE. HE GETS CONFUSED WHILE TROTTING AND SUDDENLY STOPS. HIS FIRST SESSION SHOWED THAT HE IS SMART AND EAGER TO PLEASE. FOLLOW HIS PROGRESS ON OUR FB PAGE.

SYDIN (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

SYDIN IS A 9-YEAR-OLD ARABIAN STALLION THAT ARRIVED AT GER JUST A FEW WEEKS AGO. HE IS FINISHING UP HIS QUARANTINE AND THEN WILL BE GELDED AT OUR FREE GELDING CLINIC IN SEPTEMBER. SO FAR HE HAS A LOVING GENTLE PERSONALITY ON THE GROUND AND WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT HIS EVALUATION PERIOD WILL BRING.

VIZI (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

VIZI GIRL IS A 4-YEAR-OLD OTTTB MARE. SHE HAS SUSTAINED A TRACK RELATED INJURY TO HER FRONT LEG. WE ARE STARTING HER EVALUATION HOPING SHE WILL BE A TRAIL HORSE. YOU CAN FOLLOW HER ON FACEBOOK.

TEEDEE (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

TEEDEE IS A BIG PAINT BABY AND IS ONLY TWO YEARS OLD WHO WE FOUND IN A FEEDLOT. HE ARRIVED AS A SICK AND SKINNY YOUNGSTER WHO NOW LOOKS CARED FOR AND HAPPY. HE WILL NEED SOMEONE EXPERIENCED WITH YOUNG HORSES TO BRING HIM ALONG SLOWLY AND WITH PATIENCE. A CLEAN SLATE WHO IS VERY HANDSOME AND KIND. WE ALL LOVE TEEDEE! ADOPTION DONATION $600

ADOPTION PENDING

DOMINICK

DOMINICK IS A 4 YEAR OLD DONKEY THAT CAME IN AS AN OWNER SURRENDER. HE WAS UNSOCIALIZED AS A YOUNGSTER BUT HAS TURNED OUT TO BE QUITE THE LITTLE CHARMER. ADOPTION DONATION $600 

ADOPTED HORSES

IBIS (ADOPTED)

IBIS IS A LOVELY THOROUGHBRED MARE WHO AFTER HER RACING CAREER BECAME A SCHOOL HORSE (SHE CAN STILL JUMP 2')! SHE'S READY FOR HER NEXT CAREER AS A TRAIL HORSE. SHE'S UNFLAPPABLE AND WILL DO ANYTHING ASKED OF HER. SHE'S A YOUNG 22 YEAR OLD WHO STANDS AT 15HH--ALTHOUGH WHEN YOU MEET HER YOU'D THINK SHE WAS MORE LIKE MID-TEENS! SHE JUST PARTICIPATED IN A VERSATILITY TRAINING CLINIC AND WAS AMAZING! SHE TOOK EVERYTHING IN STRIDE AND WILL BE A PLEASURE TO ANYONE TO HAVE IN THEIR BARN. ADOPTION DONATION $1000

PHYLLIS (ADOPTED)

PHYLLIS IS A 14-YEAR-OLD, 14.3HH GAITED STANDI/FINO MARE WHO IS GREAT IN THE RING AND OUT ON THE TRAILS. SHE'S VERY LEVEL HEADED AND WANTS TO PLEASE. SHE'S SWEET ON THE GROUND BUT IS VERY SENSITIVE TO HER HIND LEGS BEING TOUCHED. WE'RE WORKING ON DESENSITIZING HER TO THIS BUT SHE WILL NEED SOMEONE CONFIDENT AND WILLING TO CONTINUE THIS TRAINING. ADOPTION DONATION $600

DESTINY (ADOPTED)

DESTINY IS A LOVELY TWENTY-YEAR-OLD 15HH PAINT MARE. SHE CAME TO US AS A SEIZURE FROM A NEGLECT SITUATION. SHE WAS USED AS A BROODMARE FOR MANY YEARS AND IS A CALM, SWEET MARE WHO GETS ALONG WELL WITH EVERYONE. SHE IS SOUND TO RIDE AND IS HEALTHY WITH NO VICES OR SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS. SHE’S LOOKING FOR A HOME AS A COMPANION WITH LIGHT RIDING DEMANDS. ADOPTION DONATION $600

CINCO (ADOPTED)

CINCO IS A 5 YEAR OLD MINIATURE PAINT WHO IS JUST AS CUTE AS CAN BE. HE LEADS WELL AND IS GOOD FOR THE VET AND TRIMMER. ADOPTION DONATION $600 

PATCHES (ADOPTED)

PATCHES IS A 10 YEAR OLD 15.3HH TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE. HE'S AS SWEET AS CAN BE AND IS A GREAT TRAIL HORSE. HE NEEDS AN EXPERIENCED RIDER WHO IS WILLING TO TAKE THEIR TIME TO BUILD TRUST WITH HIM AND HE WILL GIVE YOU A LOT IN RETURN. HE'S VERY WEARY OF MEN RIDING HIM SO WE'RE LOOKING FOR A HOME FOR HIM WITH A FEMALE. ADOPTION DONATION:$1000

MAK-TOO (ADOPTED)

HE IS S A 22YR. OLD EGYPTIAN/ARABIAN REG. GELDING WITH A PERSONALITY YOU WILL LOVE...FUNNY AND INTERACTIVE! HE BONDS DEEPLY WITH HIS FRIENDS AND WILL MAKE A GREAT COMPANION!  ADOPTION FEE WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME

NATE (ADOPTED)

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

NOBLE (ADOPTED)

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

CASH (ADOPTED)

CASH IS A REGISTERED 19 YEAR OLD QUARTER HORSE GELDING WHO IS AN AMAZING TRAIL HORSE! HE CAN GO WESTERN OR ENGLISH AND WILL GO OUT ON TRAILS ALONE OR IN A GROUP. HE JUST PARTICIPATED IN A VERSATILITY TRAINING CLINIC AND HE WAS A ROCKSTAR! HE TOOK EVERYTHING IN STRIDE AND NOTHING SEEMED TO FAZE HIM! HE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS AND IS A PLEASURE ON THE GROUND TO GROOM AND LOVE ON! ADOPTION DONATION $2000

MINNIE & MOE (ADOPTED)

THIS BONDED PAIR ARE SAID TO BE A DRIVING TEAM. THEY ARE STILL IN ISOLATION WIT THE DATE OF MAY 6TH TO BE MOVED TO TINY TOWN WHERE OUR MINI'S RESIDE. SHORTLY AFTER THE MOVE WE WILL BEGIN THEIR EVALUATION PROCESS AND THEN THEY WILL BE PUT UP FOR ADOPTION. THEY ARE APPROXIMATELY 34" TALL AND ARE A MATCHES PAIR, VERY GOOD LOOKING. ADOPTION DONATION $900 FOR THE PAIR

PEACH (ADOPTED)

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 WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME. 

PENNY & CORDUROY (ADOPTED)

PENNY (11YO) AND CORDUROY (13) ARE THE SWEETEST PAIR OF MINI’S YOU WILL EVER MEET! THEY ARE A BONDED PAIR AND ARE ONLY BEGIN ADOPTED TOGETHER. THEY ARE AMAZING FOR THE VET AND TRIMMER AND ARE SUPER KID FRIENDLY. CORDUROY CAN RIDE AND DRIVE! ADOPTION DONATION $900 

DOTTIE (ADOPTED)

DOTTIE IS A 7 YEAR OLD FULL BODIED GORGEOUS SMALL PONY (BORDERLINE MINI) ALSO FROM NEW HOLLAND AUCTION. SHE LOVES TO BE GROOMED AND IS GREAT FOR OUR TRIMMER AND VET. DEFINITELY A BEAUTY QUEEN! ADOPTION DONATION $600

TINSEL (ADOPTED)

TINSEL IS A 7 YEAR OLD ADORABLE MINI MARE THAT IS AS FRIENDLY AS CAN BE! WE RESCUED HER FROM THE NEW HOLLAND AUCTION AND SOMEONE IS GOING TO BE REALLY LUCKY TO OWN THIS LITTLE JEWEL. ADOPTION DONATION $600

PATCHES (ADOPTED)

PATCHES IS A REGISTERED 32" 17 YEAR OLD MINI MARE. 

SHE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS, LOVES GETTING ATTENTION AND IS GOOD FOR THE VET AND FARRIER. ADOPTION DONATION $600

ROGER (ADOPTED)

GER RESCUED ROGER FROM THE UNADILLA ​AUCTION AT THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER.  WE ARE NOT SURE OF HIS BREEDING, AT AUCTION THEY "SAID" HE WAS A FELL PONY CROSSED WITH EITHER A PERCHERON OR A CANADIAN BLACK.  EITHER WAY HE IS SO UNIQUE! THIS 10 YEAR 15HH. OLD DRAFT GELDING IS SAID TO DRIVE (WHICH WE BELIEVE TO BE TRUE) AND WE DO KNOW FOR SURE THAT HE W/T/C, SINCE WE RODE HIM AT THE AUCTION. HE ALPHA IN THE HERD, HE IS WELL MANNERED AND LOVES ATTENTION AND IS A BIG TEDDY BEAR WITH PEOPLE. ADOPTION DONATION $2000

PANDA (ADOPTED)

PANDA IS A SWEET 20 YEAR OLD 32" MINI MARE. SHE GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS, LOVES GETTING ATTENTION AND IS GOOD FOR THE VET AND FARRIER. ADOPTION DONATION $600

KB (ADOPTED)

OUR BEAUTIFUL REGISTERED 19 YEAR OLD 14.3HH ROCKY MOUNTAIN MARE, KB IS FOR ADOPTION. SHE HAS LIMITED VISION BUT ONE WOULD NEVER KNOW THAT SHE HAS A HANDICAP. SHE IS AN EXCELLENT TRAIL RIDING HORSE AND WILL MAKE SOMEONE VERY HAPPY. ADOPTION DONATION $500

JINGLE & BELLE (ADOPTED)

MOTHER & SON DONKEY BONDED PAIR. JINGLE AND WERE PETTING ZOO DONKEY’S IN THEIR MID-TEENS WHO FOUND THEMSELVES HOMELESS ONCE THE ZOO WAS DONE AND ENDED UP AT AUCTION. THEY ARE SUPER FRIENDLY, GREAT FOR THE VET AND TRIMMER AND JUST A PLEASURE TO BE AROUND. ADOPTION DONATION $1000 FOR THE PAIR