Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

Meet Lucera

BEHS 982 - Lucera
Arrived at the Rescue
Arrived in 2018
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge
Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge - Fall 2019
Adoption Fee
Quinlan, TX
Date of Birth
1 January 2007
Arrived at BEHS
13 June 2018
14.1 hands
Star and partial sock on left hind leg
Intake Group

About Lucera

Lucera and her six herd mates were surrendered to Bluebonnet when their owner was investigated for neglect.  Thin when rescued, Lucera turned into a pretty mare once she gained weight.  In fact, she is now an easy keeper.  She appears sound, with correct conformation and no blemishes.  Lucera‚Äôs large, kind eyes are one of her best features, and she has those dark, tough hooves that cowboys prize.


Nothing is known of Lucera’s history, but she may have been used as a broodmare..

Health / Lameness

None known.


Lucera will be competing under saddle in the professional division of the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge with trainer Riva England.  She will be available for adoption starting on October 19, 2019 at the Challenge competition during the Bluebonnet Horse Expo in Taylor, Texas.

You can follow their progress on their Facebook page.

Evaluation and Training

Initially, Lucera was apprehensive around people and was not a willing partner.  Now she is more confident, trusting, and can be caught easily.  She loves belly rubs! In addition to the work at her foster home, this mare received two weeks of professional ground training.  As a result, she leads well, loads in a stock trailer, and will stand quietly when tied.  She gets along well with the other herd members, being neither overly submissive nor dominant.  LLucera has the potential to be a really great mare.

Evaluation / Training
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 Learning
Bucks No Kicks No
Bites No Rears No

Lucera will lift her feet when asked, after much training by her foster home, but she will not currently hold them up long enough to be trimmed.


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