Meet the Herd

Get to know all of our intelligent and gorgeous horses who embrace their work.

Essie

“Essie” is a registered red roan, mare Cutting Bred Quarter Horse. She is 12 years old, weighs 1200 pounds and stands 15.1 h high. She has gentle expressive eyes and has a lovely, people-pleasing manner about her. She is a sweetheart and is part of Dayspring’s training program to become a lesson horse.

 
 
 

 

Lexi

“Lexi” is a grey mare Arabian/Ponies of America mix breed. She has Appaloosa tan coloring on her muzzle, ears, knees, and hocks. She is 7 years old, weighs 850 pounds and stands 14.1 h high. She has a lively personality who fondly loves to be admired by the geldings in the next pasture! She is smart, lovable, and ready to go! She is still in training and currently is “For Sale” for an experienced rider.  

Poco

Prince Miracles Poco “Hurley” is a handsome bay Quarter Horse  with 4 white socks who is 14 years old, weighs slightly over 900 pounds, and stands 15 h high.  He has a sweet, gentle spirit with a genuine loveable quality.  “Hurley” has 1 blue eye, 1 brown eye with a blue spot, and his coat changes colors with the seasons.  He has a black coat in the winter but a shiny light brown one in the summer.  He is double registered as a Paint and also as a Quarter Horse.

 

Melvin

“Melvin” is a gelded, dark bay with a white streak down his face. He is a loveable Welch/Shetland pony cross who is 8 years old, weighs 400 pounds and stands 10.2 h high. He is smart and often is somewhat mischievous! He is trained to ride and also to pull a cart. He enjoys children and loves to be pampered. He is part of Dayspring’s Therapeutic program.

 

Dooley

“Dooley,” who is often fondly referred to as “Red,” is a gelded, muscular Quarter Horse with a kind and gentle spirit who weighs 1000 pounds and stands 15 h high. He is handsome, smart, and tries hard to please. He is part of Dayspring’s Western Pleasure training program.

 

Marigold

“Star Struck Marigold,” a retired show horse, is a palomino mare Miniature horse. She is 8 years old and weighs 250 pounds and stands 33 inches tall. She loves being around people, being groomed, and given tons of attention and affection by both the young and old! She is part of Dayspring’s mobile Senior Citizen’s Facilities Animal Therapy care program.

Rusty

“Rusty” is a registered sorrel, smooth-gaited Missouri Fox Trotter who is 15-year-old, weighs 1100 pounds and stands 15 h high. He has a sweet, gentle spirit with a genuine loveable quality. Trail riding is one of his favorite activities at the Center! He is part of Dayspring’s Therapeutic program.

 Susie

“Susie” is a mare, gaited Paint with white, black, and chestnut coloring who is 23 years old, weighs 900 pounds and stands 14.3 h high. Her kind expressive eyes and beautiful face are captivating! She is smart and attentive, easy to train, and very loving and gentle. She is part of Dayspring’s Therapeutic program.

 

 

Danny

“Danny” is a gelded, muscular and athletic gaited horse who is 23 years old, weighs 1200 pounds and stands 15.1 h high. At Dayspring, he has quite the following of admirers! Because of his gentle and patient nature, he is used to teach new clients the basics of riding. He is loved by all who have the privilege of getting to know him! He is part of Dayspring’s Therapeutic program.

 

Rango

“Rango” is a gelded, sorrel Quarter Horse who is 5 years old, weighs 800 pounds and stands 14.3 h high. He loves to trail ride and has a gentle, easy going nature. He is part of Dayspring’s Therapeutic program.

 

Cassie

“Cassie “ is Dayspring’s beloved barn dog. She is a 5 year old Dalmatian/Heeler mix. She is a strong, muscular dog that is intelligent, loving, and very protective. Her beautiful, kind brown eyes have a gentle and loving nature about them. She is always ready to go!

 

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