Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Snapple

BEHS ID
BEHS 864 - Snapple
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Adoption Fee
$1500
Location
Scurry, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2012
Arrived at BEHS
11 February 2017
Breed
Arabian
Arabian Cross
Grade
Gender
Male
Stallion
Height
13.2 hands
Color
Bay
Markings
2 hind socks, white coronet band on left front
Intake Group

About Snapple

Snapple was removed from negligent owners and placed with Bluebonnet by animal control.

History

Snapple was a stallion when he arrived at Bluebonnet, but nothing else is known of his history.

Health / Lameness

Snapple has no known health or lameness problems.

Other

Snapple was gelded March 14, 2017.

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

You can follow their progress on their Facebook page.

You can learn more about Brittany Blackburn on her website.

Evaluation and Training

Snapple was halter broke when he arrived, but he was a little afraid of being caught.  He tries to be sweet, but it seems he had not had much handling before coming to Bluebonnet.

Snapple is spending four months with trainer Brittany Blackburn to be started under saddle.  She says he is doing well, although he had some fear and respect issues to work through during training. He stands for mounting and dismounting, and he goes through his gaits without offering to kick/rear/buck/bolt. However, he is green and will need a confident, intermediate rider to continue his training.

He’s a handsome guy and he has the potential to do almost anything with additional training!

Evaluation / Training
Professionally Trained
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 Unknown
Trims Yes
Bucks No Kicks No
Bites Yes Rears No

Not long after arriving at this foster home, Snapple bit his handler.

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