Sassafras came into our rescue program on August 27, 2016. Sassafras came into our rescue program from the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Division along with 2 other horses. Sassafras is a Beautiful, Bay, Quarter Horse, Mare. Sassafras is estimated to be 2 years of age. Sassafras is thin and appears has multiple wounds all over her. One can only guess what happened to her. But the level of wounds all over her certainly doesn't leave one to believe those occurred by accident. She is now all healed up and looking great. Updated pictures to come. She is a sweet girl but a bit un-trusting. She is learning that people are good and she is finding that when they scratch her in just the right spot that she loves them. Sassafras is halter broke and broke to lead. She needs a lot of hands on attention and a humane level of training. She is a super sweet girl and has a lot of potential in the right hands. Sassafras has a current negative coggins, up to date on vaccinations, deworming, and hoof maintenance. If you are interested in adopting this sweet girl, please submit an adoption application or call/email to schedule an appointment to come visit Sassafras.
Sassafras was picked for our 6th Annual Blaze's Ride to the Rescue Trainer Challenge. She was chosen by Youth Trainer Sherrod Ocker. Sherrod will be working with Sassafras for the next 132 days, turning Sassafras into a dependable riding companion. Sherrod will be going against 4 Youth Trainers in our Trainer's Challenge. We also have 11 Adult Trainers competing in our Trainer's Challenge. Competition is set for May 20, 2017 at the Heart of Oklahoma, Shawnee Expo Center, Shawnee, Oklahoma. For additional information regarding our Trainer's Challenge, please visit our trainer's challenge website and follow your favorite Trainer/Rescue Horse on their journey to competition. Blaze's Ride to the Rescue Trainer Challenge. Sassafras will be available for adoption throughout the competition on May 20, 2017 through an all day silent auction. Sassafras is a sweet girl and loves attention. Sassafras has a current negative coggins, up to date on vaccinations, deworming, teeth floating and hoof maintenance. Sassafras has also been freeze branded for her protection. If you are interested in adopting Sassafras, please submit an adoption application and get your pre-approved status, in order to adopt Sassafras or one of our other Rescued Horses competing on May 20, 2017.
Available for Adoption on May 20th, 2017 to pre-approved adopters through a Silent Auction. All bids start at $800.00 on the day of the event only. The day of the event will be the only opportunity to adopt a horse with over $3000.00 of training alone, for the starting bid of $800.00. If the horses do not get adopted the day of the event, the adoption fee will be higher once brought back to our facility.
Please call or email to schedule an appointment to visit the horses currently available in our rescue program. We are generally available BY APPOINTMENT Monday - Thursday after 5:30 and generally anytime Friday - Sunday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. We do maintain full time jobs, so we are not always available on weekdays. Please be patient with us and we will return your call/email as soon as possible.