Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Amaal

BEHS ID
BEHS 783 - Amaal
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2015
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2016
Available
Newly Available for Adoption
Adoption Fee
$900
Location
Temple, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2011
Arrived at BEHS
16 July 2015
Breed
Arabian
Arabian Cross
Grade
Registered
None
Gender
Male
Gelding
Height
14 hands
Color
Chestnut / Sorrel
Markings
Stripe, 2 rear socks
Intake Group

About Amaal

Amaal was discovered estray and placed with BEHS when his owners could not be located. He attended the 2015 Bluebonnet Horse Expo, met an adopter, and went to a new home She returned him in March 2016 when she decided that he was too small for her.

Amaal was 4th in the professional division of the 2016 Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge and was adopted at the event.  He was returned in the spring of 2017 as he wasn’t working out for his adopter.  He participated in the Non Pro Under Saddle Division of the 2017 Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge and placed 3rd.  He was adopted at the Expo but quickly returned because he was too much horse for his novice adopter.

History

Nothing is known of his history.

Health / Lameness

Amaal has no known health or lameness problems.

Evaluation and Training

Amaal is very inquisitive and loves people and attention.  He halters, leads, stands quietly for the vet and the farrier, lunges in both directions, comes when he is called and halters easily in the field. He bathes well, is comfortable with dogs and gets along very well with other horses. Amaal stands to be saddled and has had a lot of ground work done. 

Amaal was started under saddle by Amy Andreson for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  He placed in the top 5 in the 2016 Challenge. 

Amy had Amaal going under saddle at a walk, trot, and canter.  They’ve ridden in an arena, on trails, and at events.  They’ve also been in drill team performances, and she’s ridden him bareback.  Amy says he’s doing awesome!  She says that he is very brave and curious, is very accepting of new things, and likes having a job, likes having something to do. He is a forward mover with very smooth gaits.

He’s spent four months in the summer and fall of 2017 with a foster home preparing for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  They’e been riding in arenas, on trails, and over obstacles.  Amaal is brave and curious and could make a great trail, pleasure, or open show horse.

Amaal is a very sensitive horse.  He’s very, very light in his mouth and responds to the lightest weight and leg cues.  He’s too responsive for most novice or beginner riders, but he’s an awesome horse for someone who enjoys sensitive and responsive horses.  He could be an open show horse, trail horse, or endurance horse.

Evaluation / Training
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 Yes Bathes Yes
Trims Yes
Bucks No Kicks No
Bites No Rears No

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