Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Soleil

BEHS ID
BEHS 886 - Soleil
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge 2017
Available
Adoption Fee
$600
Location
Commanche, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2010
Arrived at BEHS
25 March 2017
Breed
Grade
Quarter Horse
Registered
None
Gender
Male
Gelding
Height
14.3 hands
Color
Palomino
Intake Group

About Soleil

Soleil was removed from negligent owners and placed with Bluebonnet by the sheriff’s department.

History

Nothing is known of Soleil’s history before coming to BEHS.

Health / Lameness

Soleil has no known health or lameness problems.

Evaluation and Training

Soleil’s foster home says he is shy with them.  He was evaluated by trainer Riva Aaron in the spring of 2017, and she said he wanted to trust his handler and be good, but he was skittish and had trust issues.  He spent about three months with trainer Benjamin Arreguin to be started under saddle for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.  Because Soleil had to work through trust issues, Benjamin had him carrying a saddle and bridle and working reliably on the ground by the time of the Expo.  He needs someone who can conintue his training and get him going under saddle.

Benjamin said that Soleil is a very difficult horse.  He’s been on him, but he is easily startled and bucks.  He feels Soleil is not safe to ride yet, so he will be working with him in hand and showing him in hand at the Expo.  He will need an experienced adopter to work with him or someone willing to send him to a trainer.

Evaluation / Training
Professionally Trained
Training Level
Halter Broke
Basic Groundwork
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 Yes Kicks No
Bites No Rears No

Soleil has bucked under saddle when scared (he has only had a few rides).

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