Gender: Mare
Type: Mini
Age: Unknown
Year of Birth: N/A
Breed: Miniature Horse
Height: N/A
Color: Bay
Ability: Companion Only
Availability: Adopted


Many thanks to all our volunteers who have put time into socializing River.  People have sat with her, talked to her and just hung out with her and her pasture mates.  River is becoming more comfortable around people.  She easily approaches when you enter, but she’s still cautious when you move towards her.  She has made a lot of progress, so we’re moving in the right direction.


River is extremely timid. She requires more groundwork and time to be handled.  River demonstrates curiosity when you enter the paddock, but she is quick to turn away and run off.  We will continue to work on her exposure to handling as part of her daily rehab.  We don’t know anything about her life before rescuing her from the auction.  It’s clear that she is untrusting.  She may not have had a lot of human interaction, or she wasn’t treated kindly.  If you want to give love and extra attention to this little one, come meet her.



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