Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Sweet Tea

BEHS ID
BEHS 938 - Sweet Tea
Status
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2017
Available
Adoption Fee
Fee waived for approved adopter.
Location
Rosharon, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2004
Arrived at BEHS
10 November 2017
Breed
Grade
Gender
Female
Mare
Color
Bay
Intake Group
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About Sweet Tea

Sweet Tea was found estray after Hurricane Harvey.  When her owners weren’t found, she was placed with Bluebonnet.

History

Nothing is known of Sweet Tea’s history before coming to Bluebonnet.

Health / Lameness

Sweet Tea has no known health problems.  Her right hip is lower than her left.  Veterinary examination determined that she liked suffered an injury to right side of pelvis in the past.  It has healed as well as it can heal.  She is pasture sound and sound at the walk only under saddle.

Evaluation and Training

Sweet Tea was evaluated by trainer Chucky Barbour in early May 2018.

She ties with no issues, picks up feet w/ touch, saddles at a stand still, allows riders to mount from ground or mounting block at a stand still, walks on verbal command.  Chucky also rode her bareback with no problems.  She was fine being bridled and wearing a breast collar and back cinch.  She is good for fly spray.  She rode her at a walk on tarps, over cavalleti, and around barrels & poles. She is quiet and not spooky.

Chucky could not get her to go faster than a walk.  Another trainer looked at her (but did not ride her) a week later.  He pointed out that one hip is dropped and has some atrophy.  It likes hurs to trot or canter with a rider, so she simply refuses (she doesn’t buck, kick, or get mad - she just refuses).  She would be great for someone who wants to ride at a walk as she’s sweet, quiet, and will go over almost anything you point her at.

Evaluation / Training
BEHS Foster Evaluated
Professional Trainer Evaluated
Training Level
Halter Broke
Basic Groundwork
Started Under Saddle, Green Broke
Broke to Ride
Riding Suitability / Workload
(Now or in the future with training)
Light 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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