Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Cleopatra

BEHS 875 - Cleopatra
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2018
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Adoption Fee
Georgetown, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2011
Arrived at BEHS
4 March 2017
14.2 hands
Chestnut / Sorrel

About Cleopatra

Cleopatra was removed from negligent owners and placed with Bluebonnet.


Nothing is known of her history before coming to Bluebonnet.

Health / Lameness

Cleopatra has no known health or lameness problems.


Cleopatra will be competing under saddle in the Non-Pro Under Saddle division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with non-pro Amber Kurkowski. She 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

Cleopatra is very gentle and sweet.  She spent over six months with trainer Mychelle Clark being started under saddle.  Mychelle believes that Cleopatra would do well with western riding such as open show western pleasure, horsemanship, and trail class. Mychelle did not take her down the trails yet but she is very brave and so Mychelle thinks she would really enjoy trail riding as well.

Mychelle says, “I think she would be fine with a rider that has experience or intermediate who is willing to be a teacher as she is very responsive to patient and consistent riding. She is by no means naughty or hard to handle just that she holds a great deal of trust in her handler that took a long time to get and I think a beginner right now might lose that trust if they aren’t fair.”

Cleopatra’s current foster home says she longes well, has good ground manners, and has been good to ride in an arena.  She’s doing well at the walk and trot, but she still needs working on canter transitions and maintaining a canter. 

In June 2018, Cleopatra’s foster home took her to the CTAHA show.  Cleopatra placed first in Arabian mares halter and 3rd in adult walk/trot.  Her foster home/Training Challenge partner has also been working with her at navigating obstacles, and Cleopatra is doing great!  This mare has loads of potential!

Evaluation / Training
Professional Trainer Evaluated
BEHS Foster Trained
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 No Rears No


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