OUR HORSES

SPARTA

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Sparta is a very happy boy who always makes us smile.  He is 15 years old and had a super  career on the polo field and was very very talented but the game caught up with him and he began to struggle in his back and hind quarters. his owners decided to retire him and he came to us and has proven to be an exceptional Therapy Horse.  He is trained to Parelli level 3 and enjoys liberty work.

WILMA

Wilma is a 9 year old mare who became the first horse in Kenya to get me back into the saddle! she had come from a polo background but began to become very unhappy on the field so her owner decided it was time to find her a new home.  She is exceptionally sensitive and a wonderful guider, she lost her mum as a foal to colic and had to be bottle fed for a period of time so had some struggles to cope with early in her existence.  

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MULAN

After severing a tendon Mulan found her way to us. She is an exceptional young mare who is a wonderful Therapy Horse.  She can challenge us,  needs to move her feet and loves to have a good leader and becomes an amazing partner at liberty.

ESCOBAR

Escobar came to us because of his dislike of being ridden, he is exceptionally sensitive and clever and picks up on a clients energy intensely.  Escobar nearly died with his previous owner as he fell into stinging nettles and went into anaphylactic shock.  He went completely crazy galloping around the field bucking and rearing over backwards … eventually he collapsed and his owner was able to inject him with cortisone saving his life. 

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TANK

Tank is twelve years old and was retired from polo due to challenges with her joints. She has proven to be a wonderful mare for our therapy team and gentle hacks.

FAIRY

Fairy has arrived with us recently.  She was part of a wonderful safari team but due to the increasingly uncertain abilities of riders it was decided she should retire from her safari career having been an incredible mare who has stood off elephants in the Mara.  She has struggled recently and become a little anxious due to lion attacks in her homeland so is with us here at Hisani!

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JASPER

Jasper is ten years old and was an amazing safari horse but during times of high stress he began to head shake. He has retired with us here and has proven to be such a gentle, calm and kind soul who loves hacking out and therapy work.

FLYNN

Flynn is our rescued donkey, having been mistreated badly he was rescued and came to us with a huge dislike of people … now it is super hard to get him to leave us alone as he constantly leans into you for a bottom scratch and follows you around!

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PEANUT

Peanut is our cuddly pony.  He is Welsh Section A imported from South Africa many years ago and is around 27 years old now! a little arthritic and blind in one eye but still super determined to raid the feed bins and wander into the house.  He is loved dearly!