Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Gus

BEHS ID
BEHS 839 - Gus
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2016
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Adoption Fee
$1500
Location
Spring, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2001
Arrived at BEHS
3 2016
Breed
Grade
Quarter Horse
Registered
None
Gender
Male
Gelding
Color
Chestnut / Sorrel
Intake Group

About Gus

Gus was removed from negligent owners and placed with Bluebonnet by the SPCA of Texas.

History

Gus was a stallion when he was seized, but nothing else is known of his history.

Health / Lameness

Gus has no known health or lameness problems.

Other

Gus was gelded in the summer of 2016 at the age of 15.  He can still act studdy at times.

Gus will be competing under saddle in the professional division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with trainer David Konefal.  He will be available for adoption starting on October 21, 2017 at the Challenge competition during the Bluebonnet Horse Expo in Austin, Texas.

Evaluation and Training

Gus will be spending three and a half months with trainer David Konefal to prepare for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  He will be started under saddle and taught to navigate trail obstacles as part of his training.

Evaluation / Training
Evaluation in Process
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 Unknown Bathes Unknown
Trims Yes
Bucks No Kicks No
Bites No Rears No

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