Meet the Herd

Jasper

Barn Name: Jasper
Formal Name: You Need A Photon
Breed: Quarter Horse
Age: 18
Experience: I’ve been doing equine therapy for over 5 years. I am also fun to ride.
Favorite Activity: Eating and relaxing are my two favorite things to do.
I am known for… I am known for being Tuffy’s best friend.


Jett

Barn Name: Jett
Formal Name: Jett
Breed: Miniature Horse
Age: 8
Experience: I’ve been doing equine therapy at Red Barn since I was 2 years old.
Favorite Activity: My favorite thing to do is eat.
I am known for… I am known for many things, but I am especially known for being the Houdini of Red Barn Stables. I can squeeze through any space to get to food.


Rosie

Barn Name: Rosie
Formal Name: Dakota Rose
Breed: Spotted Saddle Horse/Walking Horse cross
Age: 11
Experience: I’ve been doing equine therapy with Martha for 5 years. My previous owner rode me in group trail rides and parades in Ohio.
Favorite Activity: My favorite thing to do is pester Jasper.
I am known for… I am known for causing drama in the herd but being very kind with humans.


March 24, 1997 – September 7, 2019

Barn Name: Tuffy
Formal Name: Im Smoken Tuff

Foaled March 24, 1997 – Died September 7, 2019

Breed: Quarter Horse
Experience: Tuffy was a therapy horse with Martha for 12 years. He previously worked as a police horse at the Cleveland Metroparks mounted unit and also worked in the rodeo.
Was known for: Tuffy was known for being the wise one in the herd. He didn’t say much, but when he did, others listened. Tuffy helped hundreds of people via justice and healing.

Shandy

Barn Name: Shandy
Formal Name: RC Fox Valley Harley
Breed: Shire/Paint cross
Age: 10
Experience: I used to ride in cross country fox hunts. I’ve been doing equine therapy at Red Barn for 5 years.
Favorite Activity: My favorite thing to do is remind all the other horses that I’m boss so I can get back to eating.
I am known for… I am known for being a gentle giant.
I live at Red Barn but am owned by someone else.


Barn Name: Douglas
Formal Name: Not Red
Breed: Thoroughbred
Age: 24
Experience: I’m the elder statesman in the herd. I was a racehorse and a fancy show jumper. I’ve been doing equine therapy at Red Barn for 3 years.
Favorite Activity: My favorite thing to do is nap when I’m not eating or hanging out with the guys.
I am known for… I am known for not acting my age.
I live at Red Barn but am owned by someone else.