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In shelter Horse

Ashland, VA, 23005
Pet name:
Extra Large
Reba is an energetic sorrel mare that came to VEWS as an owner surrender in April 2022. She is
healthy and spunky and does best with a companion nearby. She is green under saddle but willing to
learn. She needs an experienced rider interested in
teaching her or an intermediate rider with a trainer.
We are now accepting applications for and scheduling visits with Reba.
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Height: 14.2 hh
Age: 14
Gender: Mare
Breed: Arabian cross
Coggins: May 2022
Vaccines: May 2022
Float: May 2022
Farrier: every 5 weeks

Leading and Ground Manners: Can be led with a flat halter and leadrope. May be slightly pushy/antsy
when anxious. Will do well with a handler who sets and maintains boundaries.

Grooming: Quiet and respectful, displays no vices, stands quietly tied

Horse Care: Aside from the basics (feed, water, shelter, routine vet and hoof care), Reba benefits
from a hoof supplement and requires dental floating every 6 months to correct years of neglect

General Demeanor: May show mild anxiety in new situations, low-mid dominance when nervous,
generally mid-low excitability

Horse Riding Capability: Green under saddle; accepts a saddle and rider but isn’t too sure what to do
with a bit. Needs an experienced rider interested in teaching her or an intermediate rider with a

To be considered as an adopter, the first step is to visit our website and complete an adoption
Adoption requirements:
*Prefer to adopt out within a 300-mile radius around Richmond, VA
*Must own at least one other equine to be considered
*Must be willing to visit a minimum of two times to handle horse so both parties can ensure a good
*A facility check will be completed before placement of any horse; no barbed wire.
Please visit our website for further details


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  2. Peeva
  3. American Veterinary Medical Association
  4. Veterinary Information Network
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