- Sex: Gelding
- Breed: Registered Quarter horse
- Birth Year: 2001
- Color: Bay
- Markings: White moon on head
- Height: 15 hands
- Vices: Hard to catch
- Adoption Fee: $2500
This is Leroy, he is a rescue that came to us in September 2021. He belonged to an elderly couple that were no longer able to properly care for him and were having some trouble securing hay for him for the winter. Leroy is a descendant of Bold Ruler, which is the sire of Secretariat. So as cool as it is, it seems that he and Tina are actually related, only four generations ago.
Leroy was at his previous home from birth and is a registered grade quarter horse. He is so incredibly proud and beautiful. He holds his head and tail so high when he runs, he is truly a pleasure to watch.
Leroy came here with Primrose but ended up being put into the large pasture with the other horses after he fell in love with Spirit. He was very attached to her and circled her to protect her, it was very sweet to watch. Sometimes though, we see him sidling up to Tina. He has also jumped the fence to get back with Primrose so we have decided that he is a bit of a player and is probably going to give Buddy a run for his money. For now, he sits fairly low in the pecking order in the herd but Tina and Buddy seem to be a lot more tolerant of him than the other horses so time will tell how this one plays out.
Leroy has come a long was and is letting us get close to him, we have managed to catch him a few times and have made an attempt with the Farrier, she is able to trim him front hooves, but not his back hooves. Leroy would really benefit from someone who has the time to work with him and help him develop trust and learn some manners for the Farrier and Vet. He is not broke to ride or drive but would be a lovely companion horse.