Meet the Therapy Horses

Stella

Breed: Norwegian Fjord
DOB: 2009
Height: 14HH
Color: Brown Dun (brunblakk)

Stella is the star of the FSTRA show. She is ridden by our youngest and oldest riders. Stella always has a braid in her forelock.

Toby

Breed: Welsh Pony x Thoroughbred
DOB: 2009
Height: 14.2HH
Color: Chestnut

Toby was born in New Brunswick and moved to RWS when he was 2.5 years old. Toby enjoys going to horse shows during the Summer months.

Jerry

Breed:Paint
DOB:1999
Height:14.2HH
Color:Skewbald Pinto

Jerry was generously donated to our program by Kathy and quickly became a rider favorite. Jerry enjoys babysitting all of the foals in his pasture.

Ginger

Breed: Welsh Pony/Quarter Horse
DOB:1995
Height:12.1HH
Color: Red Dun

Ginger has lived all over Nova Scotia and has been loved by many. In her younger years Ginger was shown in 4H. Ginger has taught many children how to ride and believes she could teach the lessons herself.

Dun Willy

Breed: Fjord x Welsh
DOB: 1998
Height:13.1HH
Color: Dun

Dun Willy was generously donated to our program by the Osmonds. In his younger years, Dun Willy taught lessons at the Halifax Junior Bangal Lancers. Dun Willy enjoys going to horse shows.

Cherry

Breed: Morgan x Arab
DOB:1999
Height:13.3HH
Color: Chestnut

Cherry is one of the original lesson horses at RWS. She has shown all over the Maritimes in the Large Pony Hunters as well as in the Jumper ring.

Pauli

Breed:Norwegian Fjord
DOB: 2012
Height:14HH
Color: Brown Dun (brunblakk)

Pauli is one of the newest additions to the FSTRA team. People often mistaken her for Stella. How can you tell the difference? Pauli likes to walk a lot faster than Stella and has a fluffy forelock!

Champ

Breed: Clydestale x TB/APP
DOB: 2002
Height:16.2HH
Color:Bay

Champ is our tallest therapy horse and is a gentle giant. Champ's sweet personality makes him a great first horse for many.

Jack

Breed: Paint
DOB:
Height:15HH
Color: Piebald Pinto

Jack, otherwise known as the "cow horse" has many jobs. When he is not in therapeutic riding lessons, Jack is shown competitively at Equine Canada Jumper Shows.

King

Breed: Belgian x Quarter Horse
DOB: 2006
Height:15HH
Color:Bay

King, owned by the Townsends, is a wonderful addition to the FSTRA team. Kingwas donated to our program along with his best friend Karma. King enjoys roughhousing in the field with Joe.

Karma

Breed:Halflinger
DOB: 2000
Height:14HH
Color:Palomino

Karma was donated to our program, along with her best friend King. Karma loves when you bring her an apple when catching her from the field. Karma loves to be brushed.

Joe

Breed:French Canadian/Percheron
Age: 2001
Height:14.2HH
Color:Black

Joe, owned by Susanne, is a rider favorite. He enjoys spending time with King out in the field. In his spare time, Joe enjoys participating in Prince Phillip Games (mounted games for Pony Club.)

Fiona

Breed: Norwegian Fjord/Quarter Horse
DOB: 2013
Height:14HH
Color: Dun

Fiona moved to RWS from Annapolis. She is broke to drive. Fiona loves apples and carrots.

Sage

Breed: Paint
DOB:
Height:15HH
Color: Grey

Sage is used in our modified therapeutic riding lessons. In Sage’s spare time she enjoys going to horse shows.

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