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

LILY

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

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)

PATCHES

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

PHYLLIS

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

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 $1000

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.

CONNER (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

CONNOR IS A FANCY LARGE PONY WHO APPEARS TO BE WILLING AND LEVEL-HEADED.  WE HAVE JUST BEGUN HIS EVALUATION PROCESS. YOU CAN FOLLOW HIM ON FACEBOOK.  

EVIE (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

EVIE IS A 3 YR.OLD QUARTER HORSE MARE WE FOUND STANDING IN A KILL PEN.  SHE IS A PRETTY LITTLE CHESTNUT MARE WHO IS STILL IN FINISHING PUP HER QUARANTINE WITH US.  YOU CAN FOLLOW HER ON FACEBOOK. 

WINTER (HOLD FOR EVALUATION)

WINTER IS A BIG LONELY 12-YEAR-OLD MARE, SAID TO BE A MORGAN CROSS, VERY SWEET. SHE HAS JUST FINISHED HER QUARANTINE AND IS UNDER EVALUATION. SHE RIDES AND DRIVES. ADOPTION DONATION $900

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

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

SHEEZA (ADOPTED)

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

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 

FRANCES (ADOPTED)

FRANCES IS A HANDSOME 7YR. OLD SMALL PONY GELDING, HE IS STILL A LITTLE SHY FROM HIS TIME IN THE KILL PEN.  HE WILL BE GREAT IN A VERY SHORT TIME WITH CONSISTENT KIND HANDLING.  $600

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

TORI (ADOPTED)

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

RUPERT (ADOPTED)

RUPERT IS A 14 YEAR OLD MAMMOTH DONKEY WHO IS JUST THE BIGGEST LOVE BUG YOU WILL EVER MEET. ADOPTION DONATION $900

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

HAZEL (ADOPTED)

HAZEL IS A BEAUTIFUL GREEN SADDLE BROKE 5 YEAR OLD MARE WHO IS 15HH.  SHE WILL NEED SOMEONE EXPERIENCED WITH YOUNG HORSES TO BRING HER ALONG SLOWLY AND WITH PATIENCE. SHE'S A CLEAN SLATE. ADOPTION DONATION $1000

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