Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Barnaby

BEHS 1016 - Barnaby
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2018
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge - Fall 2019
Newly Available for Adoption
Adoption Fee
Tolar, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2014
Arrived at BEHS
22 December 2018
14.1 hands
Intake Group

About Barnaby

Barnaby was removed from negligent owners and placed with Bluebonnet by law enforcement.


Barbaby was a stallion when he arrived at Bluebonnet and he was gelded in early 2019.  Nothing else is known of his history.

Health / Lameness

Barnaby has no known health or lameness problems.


Barnaby was gelded in January 2019. He can still act studdy around mares at times.  In one foster home, he was fine when kept separated by a fence from all mares.  In another foster home, he did not do well at all in a mixed herd.

Barnaby will be competing under saddle in the Non-Pro Under Saddle division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with non-pro Maezi G Alford.  He will be available for adoption starting on October 19, 2019 at the Challenge competition during the Bluebonnet Horse Expo in Taylor, Texas.

You can follow their progress on their Facebook page.

Evaluation and Training

Barnaby leads, loads, and is good to handle.  His foster home said he can be a little pushy at feeding time, but that’s not unusual.  His first foster home had a trainer evaluate him under saddle.  The trainer believed that he had clearly been ridden before but wasn’t well trained.  His foster home said he would go where asked but acted like he didn’t know a lot. 

He spent June-October 2019 with a youth rider for more riding time, and he’s come a long ways!  They’ve ridden in an arena and on trails, and he’s learned to navigate trail and man-made obstacles.  His rider has worked him through buddy sour issues and says he is a sweet, quiet horse who is a joy to work with.

Evaluation / Training
Professional Trainer Evaluated
BEHS Foster Trained
Trained Prior to Arrival at BEHS
Training Level
Halter Broke
Basic Groundwork
Started Under Saddle, Green Broke
Riding Suitability / Workload
(Now or in the future with training)
Unrestricted riding


Trailers Yes Clips Unknown
Leads Yes Catches Yes
Ties Yes Bathes Yes
Trims Yes
Bucks No Kicks No
Bites No Rears No


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