Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Dudley

BEHS 882 - Dudley
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Adoption Fee
Temple, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2008
Arrived at BEHS
4 March 2017
Welsh Pony
Intake Group

About Dudley

Dudley was placed with Bluebonnet when his owners were investigated for neglect.


Dudley’s former owner reported that he was a leadline horse.  We have not been able to verify this yet.  Nothing else is known of his history before coming to Bluebonnet.

Health / Lameness

Dudley has no known health or lameness problems.


Dudley was gelded March 25th, 2017.

Dudley will be competing in hand in the Non-Pro In Hand division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with non-pro Kassidy Hedrick.  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 the Facebook page.

Evaluation and Training

Dudley’s former owner said he was used as a leadline pony, and a stay with a trainer confirmed that.  He didn’t seem to mind carrying a rider but was clueless what to do without a rider.  The trainer’s son worked with him and was able to ride him independently in the arena by the time he left training.  He’s still very green, so he’ll need to a home who can work with a trainer.

He’s spending four months with a youth handler to prepare for the In Hand division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  His handler also plans to teach him to driving during this time.

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


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


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