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I'm Astro

Little Astro arrived summer of 2021 full of energy! He loves being part of summer camp and connecting with new campers! You can easily spot him by his short tail. (Photo coming soon!)

Breed

Quarter Horse

Color

Chestnut

Age

born in 2007

Sex

Gelding

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I'm Champ

We welcomed Champ to Palomar in October 2021. He formally worked as a therapy horse in Orange County. Since coming to Palomar he has become best friends with Daisy and is excited for his first summer! (Photo coming soon!)

Breed

Quarter Horse

Color

Pinto

Age

born in 2010

Sex

Gelding

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I'm Daisy

Daisy was donated in the spring of 2019.  She has been very sweet with all levels of riders.  We look forward to having many great years with her!

Breed

Quarter Horse

Color

Palomino

Age

born in 2005

Sex

Mare

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I'm Dixie

Dixie came with Daisy and has been her companion.  As a miniature horse, she has been helping kids become comfortable leading, grooming, and interacting with horses.  We hope to train her to drive a cart.

Breed

Miniature Horse

Color

Bay Pinto

Age

born in 2005

Sex

Mare

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I'm Freya

Freya is a Missouri Fox Trotter. She is a gaited breed, which makes her a smooth ride! She was fostered to us in 2022 by The Riding Academy in Menifee, CA. Bright-eyed but very calm and respectful, she loves getting attention from our staff and campers. (Photo coming soon!)

Breed

Missouri Fox Trotter

Color

Black

Age

born in 2002

Sex

Mare

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I'm Gracie

Gracie is Horse Camp Director "Jay"'s personal horse. She is a previous Hunter-Jumper who enjoys conducting Leadership and Equine Assisted learning programs and activities. Jay has owned her since 2016 and they are best friends! 😊 Gracie loves trail rides, arena work, and campers! She has a lot of intuition and loves to love you! (Photo coming soon!)

Breed

3/4 Thoroughbred

1/4 Percheron

Color

Chestnut

Age

born in 2007

Sex

Mare

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I'm Joey

Joey is known as the kid at heart here.  He fools everyone into thinking he’s at least ten years younger than he is.  He loves all people.  His springy trot surprises everyone and is great for teaching posting trot and advanced sitting trot techniques. 

Breed

Thoroughbred

Color

Bay

Age

born in 2000

Sex

Gelding

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I'm Maverick

Maverick, originally called Sugar, was donated in 2007 and is a big heart stealer! Our big chestnut gelding sweetly lets anyone ride him. From the most beginning rider to the most advanced riders, he loves them all. 

Breed

Quarter Horse

Color

Chestnut

Age

born in 1996

Sex

Gelding

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I'm Spice

Spice arrived at Palomar in summer of 2021. She is a Halflinger, which is a breed of horse developed in Austria. She loves riding on the trail and helping beginner riders feel confident in the off months of camp. Spice enjoys taking naps in the pasture and feeling her long, beautiful platinum mane flow in the wind as she explores the mountain. (Photo coming soon!)

Breed

Halflinger

Color

Palomino

Age

born in 2008

Sex

Mare

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I'm Stoney

Stoney joined our herd in 2016.  He was already trained as a vaulting horse and has continued to be a great vaulting horse.  Our gentle giant also loves his picture being taken and has several poses he chooses from every time he sees someone taking his photo.

Breed

Belgian-Thoroughbred cross

Color

Sorrel

Age

born in 2003

Sex

Gelding

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I'm Turin

Turin was donated in 2015.  True to his Peruvian Paso breed, he is smooth to ride and ever full of controllable energy.  Turin helps riders learn how to use gentle movements to guide him.

Breed

Peruvian Paso

Color

Bay

Age

born in 2000

Sex

Gelding