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 hores.

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

Adoption Gallery

JAZZY & PINATA

JAZZY IS A 14 YO REGISTERED MINI DONKEY AND PINATA IS AN 11 YO GRULLA HINNY. THE TWO LITTLE BEAUTIES ARE SUPER SWEET AND ARE LOOKING FOR A GREAT HOME! THEY ARE A BONDED PAIR SO WE’RE ONLY LOOKING FOR THEM TO BE ADOPTED TOGETHER. THEIR SUPER SWEET AND WOULD DO WELL WITH A FAMILY WITH KIDS WHO WILL LOVE ON THEM.  ADOPTION DONATION $800 FOR BOTH 


OLIVE

OLIVE IS A 14 YEAR OLD HACKNEY PONY MARE. SHE'S STILL ON THE SHY SIDE BUT WILL GIVE A TON OF LOVE TO SOMEONE WILLING TO BUILD TRUST WITH HER. SHE PARTICIPATED IN A TRICK TRAINING CLINIC AT THE RESCUE AND SEEMED TO REALLY ENJOY IT. CRIBS WHEN CONFINED SO WOULD DO BEST WITH A RUN IN. ADOPTION DONATION $300. 


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

LILY (HOLD)

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

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

THELMA & LOUISE ARRIVED LAST SUMMER FROM A NOTORIOUS FEEDLOT. THEY WERE SO TERRIFIED ON ARRIVAL WITH THEIR SHIPPING STICKERS PASTED BETWEEN THEIR EYES, THAT WE JUST GAVE THEM TIME TO SETTLE IN AND BUILD TRUST. LOUISE WAS THE FIRST TO COME AROUND AND SHE LEADS WELL, ALLOWS HER FEET TO BE TRIMMED AND IS CUTE AS ANYTHING! THELMA (WHITE NOSE) IS JUST STARTING TO COME AROUND AND WILL BE GREAT WITH SOMEONE WITH A LITTLE PATIENCE SO SHE CAN BUILD TUST.  CAN BE ADOPTED SEPERATELY.  ADOPTION DONATION $300 EACH.

MAHK-TOO

MAHK-TOO IS A 21 YEAR OLD IN YOUR POCKET 15HH REGISTERED ARABIAN GELDING. HE GETS ALONG GREAT WITH OTHERS (SORT OF A THERAPY HORSE FOR OTHERS WHO NEED A BUDDY) AND ENJOYS TRAIL RIDES. ADOPTION DONATION $900. 

NY MELODY

NY MELODY IS A 15 YEAR OLD 15.3 HH THOROUGHBRED MARE. SHE DOES W/T/C AND DIRECT REINS IN AND OUT OF THE RING. SHE’LL GO OUT ON TRAILS IN A GROUP OR ALONE. VERY FRIENDLY AND GETS ALONG GREAT WITH OTHERS. YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH HER. WE’VE TAKEN HER OVER VERY SMALL CROSS RAILS AND SHE’S DONE WELL. WITH TRAINING, SHE MAY BE ABLE TO DO A SMALL COURSE. LOOKING FOR A SINGLE-FAMILY HOME FOR HER. ADOPTION DONATION $1000

MISHA

MISHA IS A 17 YEAR OLD STANDARDBRED. SHE HAS WORKED HARD HER WHOLE LIFE AND IS NOW IN NEED OF SOMEONE LOOKING TO DO SOME WALKING/PACING TRAIL RIDES AND ENJOYING HER COMPANY.  

SHE HAS EXCELLENT GROUND MANNERS AND IS GREAT FOR THE VET AND FARRIER. SHE IS ALFA IN A GROUP BUT VERY FAIR. ADOPTION FEE WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME.

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)

GRANCY & DIANA

GRANCY IS A 32" 15YR GRULLA OLD MINI MARE. BOTH THESE LITTLE PIPSQUEAKS CAME FROM A BREEDING FARM AND WERE PASTURE BREED WITHOUT MUCH HANDLING. GRANCY IS SUPER FRIENDLY AND WAS SENT TO A KILL AUCTION BECAUSE SHE WAS NO LONGER PRODUCING FOALS...SO IT WAS SAID. DIANA IS ON THE SHYER SIDE AND COULD BE IN FOAL, WE DON'T KNOW. SHE NEEDS TIME TO GAIN THE TRUST IN HUMANS, THE AUCTION PIPELINE IS VERY ROUGH ON THESE LITTLE ONES!!


THEIR ADOPTION DONATION IS $500 A PIECE OR $800 FOR THE PAIR (THERE MAY EVEN BE A BARGAIN IN THERE OF A THIRD ONE!)

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  

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