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

VICTORY

VIC IS A STANDARDBRED GELDING WHO NEEDS A RETIREMENT HOME AT THIS POINT OF HIS LIFE. HE HAS BEEN WORKED TO THE POINT THAT HE CAN NO LONGER BE WORKED OR RIDDEN. HE IS IN HIS EARLY 20'S. AND IS 16HH. CALM AND EASY TO BE AROUND. ADOPTION DONATION WAIVED TO AN APPROVED HOME.  


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. 


HENRY (ADOPTED)

THIS HANDSOME 14HH GELDING IS EVERY GRANDMAS DREAM! HE’S CHILD SAFE AND IS LOOKING FOR A HOME WITHOUT ANY BIG TRAINING DEMANDS WHERE HE CAN ENJOY BEING LOVED ON AND GIVE THE OCCASIONAL RIDE. HENRY IS IN HIS EARLY 20’S AND HAS SMALL CATARACTS IN BOTH EYES (HE STILL HAS VISION). HE HAS EXCELLENT GROUND MANNERS AND IS A PLEASURE TO BE AROUND! ADOPTION DONATION $500

SUGAR (ADOPTED)

THIS STUNNING LITTLE HAFLINGER RIDES AND DRIVES LIKE A PRO! SHE'S 6 YEARS OLD AND 13HH. HER TRAINING HAS BEEN FINISHED OFF SO SHE'S READY TO GET INTO A HARNESS AND DRIVE. SHE'S VERY SWEET AND GETS ALONG WELL WITH OTHERS. ADOPTION DONATION $3500.   

PEACH

PEACH NAMED SO AFTER THIS SWEET FRUIT! SHE IS A 13.2HH APPALOOSA AND IS 100% BLIND BUT IS A WONDERFUL RIDE! SHE WILL WALK TROT AND CANTER! THIS IS WHAT SHE DID IN HER PREVIOUS LIFE AND STILL LOVES IT! 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.

JACKPOT & TANGO

Jack Pot and Tango are super sweet mini's in the early 20's who are looking for a home together. They are very friendly and are good with kids. Good for the vet and farrier. Adoption donation $800.

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 12 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 DONATION $300  

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  

JADE

JADE IS A 4 YEAR OLD 14HH PONY WHO JUST RETURNED FROM 3 MONTHS OF TRAINING. HE IS A SWEETHEART WHO NOW WALKS, TROTS AND GOES OUT ON TRAILS ALONE OR IN COMPANY. HE WILL MAKE A WONDERFUL FAMILY HORSE AND AT THIS POINT OF HIS TRAINING NEED SOMEONE WHO WILL PATIENTLY CONTINUE HIS EDUCATION. HE WILL BE AN ASSET TO HIS NEW OWNERS AND WITH HIS FUN CONFIDENT NATURE. 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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