Meet Our Horses

Annie


Annie is a bay Quarter Horse who was purchased by InStride in 2017 and is currently being trained for our therapeutic riding program.

Bolt


Bolt is our smallest equine staff member and has been on loan to InStride since 2018 from his owner and InStride Therapeutic Riding Coordinator, Lisa...

Cheyenne


Cheyenne was generously donated by the Swalm family in 2006. Cheyenne is a solid chestnut Quarter horse with a challenging gait for every rider. His movement...

Cookie


Cookie is a Sorrel Quarter horse, who in her previous career was a barrel racer. Cookie was purchased by InStride in 1999, she is our oldest and longest...

Doc


Doc is a Sorrel Quarter horse with championship bloodlines who was purchased by InStride in 2011. He had a previous career as a cutting horse with the registered...

Grace


Grace is a Palomino Quarter horse who has been at InStride since 2006 and is on loan to InStride by her owner, Sue Button. Grace provides our clients...

Hope


Hope is a sorrel Paint mare who was generously donated to InStride in 2007 by Amelia Lyons. She is a very kind and tolerant mare who is ideal for new clients. Hope...

Lucky


Lucky is a bay Quarter Horse mare who was purchased by InStride in 2018. Lucky’s previous career was as a successful show horse on the...

Merlin


Merlin is a sorrel and white Paint who was generously donated to InStride by a current volunteer and Therapeutic Riding Instructor, Suzie Giddings.He had a varied...

Minnie


Minnie is also being loaned to InStride by Lisa Morningstar. Minnie works alongside Bolt in multiple programs at InStride and is a favorite of the...

Missy


Missy is a dun Paint mare who was generously donated to InStride in 2018 by Carla Koeffler and was previously owned by InStride staff member,...

Peanut


Peanut is a grey Kiger Mustang pony who was donated to InStride in 2015 by Linda McCartney from a loving home where she had purchased him for her...

Sam


Sam is a Percheron/ Quarter Horse gelding who is on loan by one of InStride’s board members, Lisa Spillman. Sam is our largest therapy horse and is...

Skeeter


Skeeter is a sorrel Quarter horse who is on loan to InStride from our CEO, Dana Johnston. Skeeter is exceptionally well trained under...

Toby


Toby is our newest addition to the barn, coming all the way from Tennessee. He is on loan to InStride from Linda Bowersock and was actually trained as a 3...

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