We are located at 5920 Khaki Rd in Summerfield, NC, near the intersection of Highway 150 and Deboe Rd. just off the I-73 Summerfield exit.
We use horses that have been donated to HorseFriends, as well as horses that are owned by individuals. The horses must meet strict requirements before they are allowed to participate in our programs. We appreciate the caring individuals who have so generously donated their horses for use in our programs.
Penny is our newest therapy horse. She is a Quarter Horse/Warmblood cross and is 15.2 hands tall. She is 12 years old and was generously donated to HorseFriends by Dr. Elizabeth Corbin. Before coming to HorseFriends, Penny was a hunter/jumper show horse. She loves the easy-going pace of our therapy classes!
Although totally white, Cheyenne is a registered Paint and is 15.1 hands tall. Cheyenne is 18 years old. Before coming to HorseFriends, she was ridden on trails and in many parades.Cheyenne was generously donated to HorseFriends by Jo Hedgecock and Chance Barbour. Cheyenne is our veteran therapy horse, having been with us for 8 years!
Alice is 27 years young! She is the mother of “Cash” one of our other wonderful therapy horses. Alice is a double registered Quarter Horse/Palomino and is 15 hands tall. Before coming to HorseFriends, Alice was a champion show horse and was ridden on many trails. She was generously donated to HorseFriends by Jessica Bauer and David Blakewood. Alice is very patient and kind and loves her new job as a therapy horse!
Cash is a 13 year old double-registered Quarter Horse. Cash is 16 hands tall. Before coming to HorseFriends, Cash was a champion show horse. He was generously donated to HorseFriends by Jessica Bauer and David Blakewood. Cash is on the taller side, so he does great with our taller riders!
Callie is a registered paint mare who is 20 years old and 15 hands tall. Mary Smith gave Callie to Pat Ransone, our barn manager, when HorseFriends moved to our current location. Pat generously lets HorseFriends use Callie in our therapy classes. Callie was ridden on trails before coming to HorseFriends. Everyone loves Callie!
Pearl is a 17 year old registered Haflinger. She stands 13.2 hands. Pearl was generously donated by Lynn and Courtney Doss. Before coming to HorseFriends, she enjoyed life in her owners’ pastures with her friends. Because she is big-boned, she can carry some larger riders as well as smaller ones. Pearl loves all the attention she gets from our participants and volunteers!
Tucker is a palomino pony standing 12.3 hands and is 20 years old. He is a perfect size for our smaller riders. Before coming to HorseFriends, he was a hunter/jumper show pony, ridden by his previous owner’s daughter. Tucker is very brave and sweet pony. He was generously donated by David Couch and Stephanie Quayle.