Now, El Chapo is my go-to horse. He and I are a great team. He is a great little horse on cattle and we love competing in the Cowgirl Roundup. He does amazing, no matter what I ask him to do!
One day I was on their site and saw Gretta’s picture show up. She was a nice little mare, trotting around a round pen in the picture. She had a kind yet spirited look in her eyes and I just knew she was my horse.
Now he stands still for everything and we have started jumping! Turns out, he is a one-person horse, he won’t let anyone else on him but me. Because of that, I have decided to keep him as my forever horse!
He has shattered glass ceilings for his breed and for repurposed horses. He has given me wings and taught my to fly with the best of them. Had all of this not happened, though, I wouldn’t love him any less.
For the past seven years, he has heard all my secrets and caught my tears. He’s taught me everything I know as far as riding goes, and how to be a better human. Leo will always be my heart horse.
We walk, trot, and canter fully racked up or bareback with a halter. She’s my best friend, my heart horse, my right horse. All it took was showing her that there was someone out there that wouldn’t give up on her.
I look forward to having this lovely horse for the rest of his life and having all sorts of adventures together. I am planning on learning to do liberty work, western dressage, and trail riding with him. He is my perfect match!
I was right, their connection on the ground and in the saddle was instant, my daughter felt so safe and connected to her.She hadn’t been adopted yet because she was waiting for us and now I understand…these two are magic together and a match made in horse rescue heaven.
There are so many wonderful horses who are looking for and deserve a second job, second chance, and second life. Chessrate just needed the right owner to come along. I honestly believe she picked me. The Right Horse made sure we found each other.
For my 16th birthday, when most girls get a car, I was blessed to get a horse named Cooper and call him mine! I was the happiest girl ever. We had such a bond and a love from the minute we laid eyes on each other. I will never forget the day that we rescued each other!
Today, Prince and I enjoy lots of trail rides together and he also participates in Equine Psychotherapy helping kids and adults on the ground. I’m proud to tell everyone that my horse makes me a better person, and it’s true
As the months went by he would reach out and lightly touch me with his nose, just to be close to me. I think that was a big step for him. He tried so hard to do what I asked. He really loved me, I think, before I loved him.