The biggest horse at the farm, Abby was born in 2001 and has been at RTT since November 2019. She has lots of previous training in carriage driving, trail riding, and dressage. Abby is a confident and comfortable driving horse and looks so fancy when in harness. She is a sensitive and responsive riding horse that can help more advanced riders practice their skills.
Also known as “Miss B”, Beloved was born in 2002 and is a unique color of liver chestnut. She may have a quick gait, but she is calm and steady and sweet as can be. She is a pro at teaching beginner and advanced riders alike and has had a lot of previous training in dressage. Beloved loves to be groomed!
Welsh Cob/Haflinger Cross Gelding
Born in 2012, Flynn is the youngest in the RTT herd and is also the newest addition! Flynn has a lot to learn about the world of therapeutic riding and driving, and he has come a long way since his arrival in November of 2019. He has proven to be a quiet and responsive driving pony, and enjoys teaching riders how to walk, trot, and canter. He also loves all the games that we play and going out on the trails.
Luke was born in 1994 and has been a member of the RTT herd for over 14 years! Luke is an expert therapeutic riding horse; steady and calm for those needing a lot of support, and responsive yet challenging for emerging independent riders. Despite his maturity in years, Luke is playful, has quite the sense of humor, and has a great attitude in his work.
Warmblood Cross Mare
Paxton was born in 1998, and has been at the farm since the summer of 2017. Paxton has extensive previous training as a dressage and eventing horse, and even competed in the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky. Paxton loves teaching riders new skills, and is friendly, curious and affectionate. Paxton particularly appreciates being rewarded with treats by her riders!
Aradis (whose name is Icelandic for ‘keeper of the eagles’) was born in 2005 and raised on a farm in Maine with a herd of other Icelandic horses. She has training in dressage and is an accomplished trail horse. Riders love Aradis’ tolt, which is a very smooth gait and faster than the walk. Aradis is as sweet and gentle as they come, loves to be groomed, and loves to play with her pasture mate, Flynn. She was donated to RTT in the summer of 2021.
Clydesdale/New Foundland Pony Cross Gelding
Buddy was born in 1993 and is a founding member of RTT’s driving program. He has a previous career as a competitive driving horse and has taught many students, volunteers, and instructors the basics. Buddy is also a star in our hippotherapy program as he is calm and accepting of toys, noise, and lots of people around him.
Harbor joined us on trial in August of 2021 from a summer camp in the Belgrade Lakes area. He will be with us on free lease until next summer! Harbor is a calm and steady guy, and is a pro at teaching beginner riders the basics. We are excited to get to know Harbor!
Tennessee Walker Gelding
Max arrived at RTT in May of 2021 for his trial period, and quickly won the hearts of all with his friendly, inquisitive temperament, his big walk, and his ability to adapt to all levels of riders. He has been a favorite at camp this summer! Max was born in 2000, and has experience in dressage, hunter paces, trails, and trips to the beach. We are happy to keep Max on as a free lease!
Quarter Horse Gelding
Smokey is the newest member of the RTT herd. Born in 2007, he is also one of the youngest! Smokey is a quarter horse with lots of training in flatwork and dressage and experience on the trails. He has a super friendly, inquisitive personality and his steady gaits, patience, and love of people make him a great addition to the herd. It turns out he already knows how to play basketball! Smokey is a free-lease and you may see his owner, Kim, coming to the farm to exercise him each week.
Morgan Cross Mare
The oldest horse in the RTT herd, Babe is a bay mare born way back in the 1980’s yet still has a spunky personality and big movement. Over the years, Babe has given many kids and adults their first ride and helped countless others become independent riders. Babe’s favorite treat is applesauce!
Pinto Pony Gelding
Champ was born in 2002 and has been at RTT since 2015 as a "free lease." He has a wonderful background in both driving and riding. His small stature is overshadowed by his huge personality! He loves to play games and make kids laugh with his bouncy trot and mischievous behavior.
Quarter Horse Gelding
Lucky was born in 2006 and has been at RTT since October of 2018. Lucky’s previous training was mostly on the trails, and it shows by how much he loves taking his riders out on our trails. Lucky is a natural at his new job as a therapy horse, with a very sensitive nature and a keen sense for who is on his back. He can be steady and predictable or provide just the right challenge for those that are up for it. Whether nuzzling a participant during a ground lesson or playing mounted games, Lucky is a great addition to the RTT herd.
Orion was born in 1991 and has been at RTT longer than any other horse on the property. Over his years as a therapy horse, Orion has gained much confidence and is quite the teacher. He is aware of who is on his back and challenges them appropriately. He is known for his steady gait, calm energy, and patience. He is particularly animated on the long lines, and loves his pasture mates, Lucky and Luke