Meet Our Therapy Horses

Young Heart's horses are cared for with compassion and expertise in coordination with our veterinary partners. Happy, healthy horses make great therapy partners and help our riders to reach their goals!


I am a beautiful bay gelding who really loves his job! I can go fast or slow, depending on the needs and skills of my rider. I am an excellent choice for independent riders and I'm very reliable for lessons led by our volunteers. My favorite thing to do is to eat, but I'm in really great shape! I like a nice carrot after my lessons!


I am a buckskin with awesome tiger stripes on my legs and a nice dark line down my back. People say I am very good-looking, but I don't let it go to my head because I am really just a goofball at heart! I love working hard and doing my best for each rider. When I'm not doing lessons, I enjoy barrel racing and roping with my best friend, Kristin. I like apples and carrots, so my riders can choose!


Hi! I’m the newest addition to the team at Young Hearts! My name is Pickles and I’m so happy to be here. I’ve helped lots of young people learn to ride and care for horses during my long career as a Pony Club pony! I have experience with eventing, dressage, jumping, and games. I love treats and making new friends. I may be small, but I have the best hair of all the horses here! Check me out next time you’re at the barn!


I am a gray dun, also known as a grulla. I love my life as a roping horse, but I get a little jealous when I see the other horses having so much fun with our riders. You might notice me when I make an appearance at special events or fill in for other horses when they are busy. And by the way, I'm a true gentleman who loves all treats!


My name is Scooter, and I am told that I am the sweetest horse at Young Hearts. I am a retired rope horse, so living this life here is pretty great. I have a long white blaze down my face, but don't get me confused with Colt! I make sure to walk very carefully when my rider is on, and I am very respectful to my leader. I really love horse treats, peppermint is the best!