Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Asher

BEHS ID
BEHS 746 - Asher
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2018
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2018
Available
Newly Available for Adoption
Adoption Fee
$1000
Location
Hugo, OK
Date of Birth
1 January 2010
Arrived at BEHS
June 2018
Breed
Grade
Gender
Male
Gelding
Height
15 hands
Color
Grey
Markings
Connected star, snip, strip
Intake Group

About Asher

He was seized from negligent owners and awarded to BEHS.

Asher trained for the professional division of the 2016 Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge and was adopted at the event.  He was returned in June 2018 because his adopters were moving and downsizing.

History

He was a stallion when he arrived and was gelded 11/7/2014.  Otherwise, his history prior to coming to BEHS is unknown.

Health / Lameness

No known health or lameness problems. He has had a couple of abscesses in the past four months and is very accident prone.

Other

Asher will be competing under saddle in the Non-Pro Under Saddle division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with non-pro Marta Covington.  He will be available for adoption starting on October 20, 2018 at the Challenge competition during the Bluebonnet Horse Expo in Austin, Texas.

You can follow their progress on their Facebook page.

Evaluation and Training

Asher has not had a lot of good handling before coming to BEHS.  He has done okay for the farrier, loads well, and leads fairly well.  He spent three months in the summer of 2015 with a trainer to prepare for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  She taught him to lounge, stand to be bridled, saddled and mounted.  She was able to put a handful of rides on him before she had to withdraw from the Challenge.  He knows how to walk, stop, turn and back under saddle.  He’s a nice horse who the trainer said learned quickly and wants to work. 

His 2016 Training Challenge trainer has ponied him on trails and on the beach, and she’s ridden him in arenas, on trails, and over obstacles.

She says Asher does best on trail rides, but he is insecure in an arena.  She says, “I highly recommend him as a trail horse, you can ride him down the road and on the trails at ranches and state parks.” 

Evaluation / Training
BEHS Foster Evaluated
BEHS Foster Trained
Professionally Trained
Training Level
Halter Broke
Basic Groundwork
Started Under Saddle, Green Broke
Broke to Ride
Specialized or Advanced Training Under Saddle
Riding Suitability / Workload
(Now or in the future with training)
Unrestricted riding

 

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

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