Harry is partially sponsored by volunteer Allison W.!
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Chestnut Quarter Horse Gelding: Lessons, Show Team
Harry had a successful career as a track pony for many years. His job was to escort thoroughbred racehorses to the training track and races and collect them afterwards. His owner left unexpectedly for a family emergency and essentially abandoned Harry and his co-worker. After a year living in a field, unattended, he came to live with us.
Harry has a lot of physical scars and damage from his years at the track. He was trained to take the abuse of the Thoroughbreds and not retaliate. He also contracted Lymes disease which will be a lifelong issue for him. We treat his Lymes outbreaks and he gets regular chiropractic and accupuncture treatments to help keep him sound. At over 20 years of age, he is treated for arthritis as well as Cushings disease. He is a big gentle giant with lots of personality!
Harry has participated in our mounted horseback riding lessons, trail rides and even competed successfully for many years. He is used in various lessons when he is comfortable and loves to be groomed and fussed over.
A Glimpse of Harry!
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The Big Purple Barn, Inc located at Hidden Haven Farm Animal Sanctuary and Horse Discovery Center
6407 Hillmeade Road Bowie, MD 20720 In our Bowie location since 2001 Helping horses and humans alike since 1991
Tara J.W. Guevara- President/Program Director Contact Us! firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 240-687-3449 This site was last updated on March 3, 2017 , This site is developed and maintained by Tara J.W. Guevara (all rights reserved)
Our mission is to provide quality, life-long care for horses/ponies who are unwanted/neglected and/or have special needs and to develop and offer outreach programs utilizing our resident equines that provide enriching and life changing opportunities for people who might not otherwise have the chance to experience horses in a supportive, educational environment for humans and animals alike.
We are an IRS approved 501(C)3 Organization FEIN #45-5022618