We have a growing list of screened applicants interested in providing homes for all ages and types of horses.  Many are looking for an older, gentle horse for a child.  Others are looking for a companion for another animal.  We even have people who just want to provide a safe, quite retirement home. Upon finding a suitable home, we provide a standard of care profile to fit the particular horse for the new foster owners to go by. 

In order to adopt

  • Please complete our online adoption application and indicate which horse you are interested in.
  • $200 Adoption Fee for rideable horses and $150 Adoption Fee for companion horses suggested.
  •  No money is to be exchanged with owners of Horse Match horses, as we DO NOT SELL horses on this site.  Please notify Hope for Horses if anyone asks for payment during the adoption process.
  • We require a signed statement ensuring that the horse can never be transferred, leased, given or sold to anyone other than Hope for Horses. 
  • We will make scheduled and unscheduled visits and require access to veterinary and farrier records to help assure us that the horse is receiving the best care.

 

SCROLL BELOW TO FIND A WONDERFUL COMPANION AND THE HORSE YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED


Candyman.jpg

CAndyman

  • AGE:  23
  • BREED:  Tennessee Walking Horse
  • SEX:  Gelding
  • INFO:  Candyman is an experienced trail horse.  He hasn't been ridden in a couple years, but could be beginner ready after  a refresher course with an intermediate rider.  He has some arthritis in his hindquarters, so light riding, only.  His current owner prefers that he be adopted with his forever pasture mate, Cassy (listed below).
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

Cassy.jpg

CASSY

  • AGE:  21
  • BREED:  Tennessee Walking Horse
  • SEX:  Mare
  • INFO:  Cassy is a descendent of a grand champion TWH.  She is trail experienced and friendly, but has not been ridden in a couple of years.  She has beautiful, unique markings!  Cassy is perfectly sound and healthy.  Ideally, the owner would like her to be adopted with her forever pasture mate, Candyman (listed above).
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

Tara 2.jpg

tara

  • AGE:  14-15
  • BREED:  Tennessee Walking Horse (non-registered)
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  14.3 Hands
  • INFO:  Tara is the dream trail horse that you've been waiting for!  She is fearless on trails and through water.  She is gentle and calm in the pasture and ring.  Tara is an easy keeper and gets along with both mares and geldings in the pasture.  She currently resides near the coast, but needs to relocate to a cooler climate, as she has breathing difficulties in extremely hot, humid weather.  Otherwise, she is in perfect health and completely sound. 
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

IMG_0353.jpg

PABLO

  • AGE:  26
  • BREED:  Standard Donkey
  • SEX:  Gelding
  • INFO:  Pablo is a gently, older donkey, who LOVES attention, treats, and having his ears scratched.  He gets along well with other equines and is quite comical cavorting with his friends in the field!  Pablo does very well with the farrier and vet, is gentle enough for a beginner rider (light riding, due to age), and has given rides to many children.  He has been well-cared for and loved his entire life.  His teeth have worn down with age, even with regular care from the vet, so he cannot eat hay, but does very well with long grass and senior feed/beet pulp.  If you want to give this funny, sweet donkey a forever home, please submit an adoption application or contact Hope for Horses for further information.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

LADY

  • AGE:  25
  • BREED:  Thoroughbred
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  15 + Hands
  • INFO:  Lady is a great name for this gal!  She is a sweet, well-trained, (trail and dressage), older girl, so light riding by an advanced beginner or intermediate rider is best.  She has no health or soundness issues.  If you would like to give this gentle girl a forever home, please submit an adoption application or contact us for further information.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

f4003baIMG_1518.jpeg

cloudY

  • AGE:  18
  • BREED:  Spotted Saddle Horse
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  15.2 Hands
  • INFO:  Cloudy is a gentle, sweet, and inquisitive fella.  He is very intelligent and well-behaved. He can be lightly ridden by an intermediate rider.  He has well controlled Cushing's on pergolide and thyroid powder.  He had founder issues in the past, but is completely sound and has no residual effects.  He must have a dry lot the majority of the time, with occasional and very brief grazing with a grazing muzzle.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

Kelty.jpg

Kelty

  • AGE:  24
  • BREED:  Tennessee Walking Horse
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  15.2 Hands
  • INFO:  Kelty is a sweet, gentle, respectful, and very easy going girl.  She has perfect ground manners and extensive Liberty ground work experience.  She had a right front ligament tear in 2014, which was treated with stem cell therapy, rest, and PT.  She is lightly rideable after an appropriate and gently warm up.  She is perfectly healthy, otherwise.  Owner will only adopt into a loving and experienced home.  Horse is located on St. Helena Island in SC.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

LITTLE BIT

  • AGE:  19
  • BREED:  Paso Fino
  • SEX:  Gelding
  • INFO:  Little Bit is extremely calm, laid back, super loveable,  and has perfect ground manners.  He is an easy keeper and has perfect health, except for mild degenerative suspensory ligament disease.   Due to this, he can't be on a hard, dry lot - he needs softer ground provided by pasture. He would be a great companion, pasture ornament, or therapy horse.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

MOUSE

  • AGE:  22
  • BREED:  Quarter Horse
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  15.1 Hands
  • SUITABILITY:  Companion
  • MORE INFO:  This beautiful, registered QH, nicknamed "Mouse" is a sweetheart!  Mouse was a wonderful trail horse, but is now retired due to a locked stifle.  She is easy-going and would make an ideal pasture mate.  She needs a home, quickly, as she is losing her pasture.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

JUNE

  • AGE:  8
  • BREED:  Anglo Arab
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  15.1 Hands
  • SUITABILITY:  Experienced Rider
  • MORE INFO:  June is a gorgeous mare with a ton of potential! She has been under saddle in the past, but hasn't had any further training in over a year and needs consistent work.  She has suddenly developed a fear of loading, so takes about an hour to get trailered.  She is also spooky getting shod, so owners are going barefoot. Her times under saddle have been mostly calm, even crossing a creek without problems.  She is not the alpha mare, but is at the top of the herd, especially during feeding.  She is not a fan of dogs, but LOVES people, and will let you pet and love her all day long!  She is completely sound and healthy! If you are an experienced equestrian, and can provide June consistent and kind instruction, this is YOUR horse!
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email kim@hopeforhorses.org
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

PRINCESS RUTH

  • AGE:  Mid 20's
  • BREED:  Arabian/Morgan Cross
  • SEX:  Mare
  • SUITABILITY:  Lead line or light riding, due to age
  • STATUS:  Adoptable by contacting Hope for Horses
  • MORE INFO:  Ruth was surrendered to Hope when her previous owners could no longer care for her.    Though she seems to be perpetually grumpy, she is a sweet mare and loves to be groomed!  She's a grulla, which is her unusual coat color, and has an extremely heavy coat, so needs body clipping in the summer.  She is perfectly safe, but is only suitable for light riding, due to her age.  Until we have found a new forever home for her, you may also "Sponsor" Ruth by visiting our Horses to Sponsor tab.
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email hopeforhorses@aol.com or (828) 683-0160
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

SABLE

  • AGE:  27
  • BREED: Palomino Pony
  • SEX:  Mare
  • SUITABILITY: Companion
  • STATUS:  Adoptable by contacting Hope for Horses
  • INFO:  Sable is a very sweet pasture pet. She currently is living at our retirement farm in Weaverville. She does well in a herd and has no health issues. She is available for adoption or sponsorship!
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email hopeforhorses@aol.com or (828) 683-0160
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application

MOLLY

  • AGE:  11
  • BREED:  Pony
  • SEX:  Mare
  • HEIGHT:  13 Hands
  • SUITABILITY:  Untrained, but great potential!
  • LIMITATIONS:  None
  • FOR QUESTIONS, OR TO ARRANGE VISIT: Email hopeforhorses@aol.com or (828) 683-0160
  • APPLY TO ADOPT THIS HORSE:  Online Adoption Application