Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Sweet Sparrow

BEHS ID
BEHS 904 - Sweet Sparrow
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Available
Adoption Fee
$300
Location
Glen Rose, TX
Date of Birth
24 May 2017
Arrived at BEHS
24 May 2017
Breed
Pony
Registered
None
Gender
Female
Filly
Color
Bay
Intake Group
Related Horses
Lovely Lark

About Sweet Sparrow

Sweet Sparrow’s dam, Lovely Lark, was placed with Bluebonnet when her owner was investigated for neglect.  She was pregnant when she arrived and had Sweet Sparrow just a few months later.  We believe Sparrow’s sire is Dudley, who won first place in the 2017 Training Challenge, exceling in the obstacle course and pulling a cart.

History

Sweet Sparrow was born in a Bluebonnet foster home and has always had good care and handling.

Health / Lameness

Sweet Sparrow has no known health or lameness problems.

Evaluation and Training

Sweet Sparrow is a cute, spunky, and smart filly, who should mature to 11-12hh..  She has a delicate, feminine aspect and is endowed with a very thick mane and tail. Don’t be deceived by her diminutive size, because Sparrow is self-assured and can hold her own in a herd of large horses.  This filly can be caught and haltered easily, but appreciates a treat in return.  Sparrow leads well.  She has been tied with herd mates for short periods of time and will load in a trailer with considerable coaxing.  Sparrow does not succumb to the charms of a farrier, believing her feet belong to her alone.  Convincing this baby to give her feet without hesitation is a work in progress.  Sweet Sparrow in time could be a ridden by a lucky child or be a high-stepping cart pony,  In the meanwhile, she would grace any pasture with her fancy looks and funny antics.           

Sweet Sparrow is a dominant pony, and she kicks when her hind end is touched.  While she’s a great size for children, she’s going to need a lot of training to become a safe children’s pony.  She could be a companion for a horse or pony or a pet for an adult. 

Evaluation / Training
BEHS Foster Trained
Training Level
Halter Broke
Basic Groundwork
Riding Suitability / Workload
(Now or in the future with training)
Too Young to Ride

 

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

She kicks when her hind end, tail, or hind legs are touched.

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