Successful Adoptions

Successful Adoptions


When he was about 9 months old, Marley came to the MSSPA in the fall of 2014 with fellow Tennessee Walking horse, Penny. After laying the foundation, in December of 2017, the Society partnered with Horses With Hope to further his training. At HWH, Marley began work under saddle, wearing both English and Western tack, and worked […]


Adoption, it isn’t the end; it’s the beginning of a whole new love affair! And Smokey found his with Kim. Watch this video as Smokey tells his tale of adoption, as well as Jazz’s and Jethro’s (aka Jenko).


Nutmeg Adopted January 22, 2019 Age: 10 +/- Breed: Grade/Appy cross Sex: Mare Height: 13 hands Color: Chestnut Roan Handler Experience Level: Advanced Beginner Rider Experience Level: Intermediate Suitable Disciplines: Dressage pony, trail, pleasure Temperament: Excellent for vet and farrier Nutmeg has a lot of energy and willingness to work, so is ideal for an intermediate […]


Penny Adopted Age: 5 Breed: Grade Tennessee Walker Sex: Mare Height: ~15hh Color: Sorrel with four white socks and a blaze Handler Experience Level: Intermediate Rider Experience Level: Experienced Suitable Disciplines: Pleasure or trail Temperament: Sweet, stands for vet and farrier Penny is a grade, Tennessee Walker mare as bright as a copper… well, a […]


Fire Adopted December 2018 Age: 4 Breed: Arabian Sex: Mare Height: ~14 hands Color: Bay Handler Experience Level: Experienced Rider Experience Level: N/A Suitable Disciplines: Show, pleasure Temperament: Fair with vet and farrier This gorgeous, bay Arabian mare is just about 4 years old and about 14 hands. She’s fair for the vet and farrier and is […]


Adopted April 12, 2019 Age: Mid-twentiesBreed: HaflingerSex: GeldingHeight: 14.1 handsColor: Palamino Handler Experience Level: IntermediateRider Experience Level: Currently unknownSuitable Disciplines: DrivingTemperament: Affectionate, curious Shane is an adorable, Palamino Haflinger with a gentle soul. Though in his mid-twenties, you would never guess his age when watching him kick up his heels in the paddock! He is […]


Adopted June 2, 2019 Born: 2008Breed: Arab/Standardbred crossSex: MareHeight: 14.2 hhColor: Bay Handler Experience Level: IntermediateRider Experience Level: Intermediate-AdvancedSuitable Disciplines: Trail ridingTemperament: Quiet, good for vet and farrier April has an in your pocket personality; she is very friendly and loves attention. April is also very willing to learn and does well when she can […]


Adopted May 2019 Age: Mid-teensBreed: ArabianSex: GeldingHeight: ~14 handsColor: Flea-bitten gray Handler Experience Level: ExperiencedRider Experience Level: IntermediateSuitable Disciplines: Trail, show, pleasureTemperament: Fair with vet and farrierH Walker is high energy and loves to work, so he is looking for someone who will be able to work and ride him 4-5 days a week. Walker has a […]

Honey Rose

Adopted June 1, 2019 Born: 2000Breed: Quarter HorseSex: MareHeight: ~15 handsColor: Buckskin Handler Experience Level: ExperiencedRider Experience Level: ExperiencedSuitable Disciplines: Pleasure/trail ridingTemperament: Laid back, good with vet and farrier Honey was hard at work in MSSPA’s arena! She has more whoa than go and isn’t phased by anything. She is a blast to ride and […]

Wee Man

Adopted June 17, 2019 Born: 2004Breed: Shetland ponySex: GeldingHeight: 10 hhColor: Black Handler Experience Level: BeginnerRider Experience Level: N/ASuitable Disciplines: CompanionTemperament: Good for vet and farrier This Shetland is absolutely adorable and would make the perfect companion. He has been turned out with other ponies as well as large horses and likes to try and […]


Adopted July 2019 Born: 1993Breed: Shetland PonySex: MareHeight: 11 hhColor: Black Shadow is an adorable Shetland pony who is in her mid-twenties. She loves to be groomed and would make a great companion horse. She has been turned out with mares and geldings and tries to be the boss of the herd. She can be […]


Adopted July 2019 Born: 1993Breed: Welsh CobSex: GeldingHeight: ~13.2 hhColor: Bay Tavish is the sweetest old man you will ever meet! He is a Welsh cross who is sensitive, shy and very easy to handle. He has been turned out with mares and geldings and gets along with almost everyone. Tavish loves to be groomed […]


Adopted August 2019 Born: 2007Breed: Quarter Horse CrossSex: Recent GeldingHeight: ~15 handsColor: Buckskin Buck is a very confident and handsome 12-year-old recent gelding. Soon after his arrival to the MSSPA, the kind folks at Horses With Hope treated him for ulcers, began a calming supplement, and introduced bodywork (massage) while slowly beginning work in the […]


Born: 2012Breed: Quarter HorseSex: GeldingHeight: 15 handsColor: Red Dun Handler Experience Level: Intermediate-AdvancedRider Experience Level: ExperiencedSuitable Disciplines: Western pleasure, English, trail ridingTemperament: Athletic, eager to please Meet Jenko! He rides English or Western and is solid at walk and trot under saddle. Jenko is willing to please and is a very nice mover. He is […]

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