Meet the Horses

We have several horses for you to enjoy at the Equestrian Center. All ranging in various temperaments, you can read the bios below and see which one fits your style.

Meet the Horses

A headshot of a pretty grey horse in a stall

Annie

Annie is a beautiful grey Appendix Quarter Horse mare. She was foaled in 2011 and is a much loved member of the Western sport club. She was generously donated in 2017.

A bay mare with a blaze looks toward the camera with pricked ears

Arianna

Arianna is a bay Holsteiner Thoroughbred cross. She was foaled in 2004 and is a favorite among upper level riders with the Hunter Jumper Club. She was generously donated in 2018.

dash is a horse and he is in the middle of the equestrian center pasture

Dash

Dash, a 2003 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) gelding, came to us from San Diego. Although new to the Hunter Jumper team, he has quickly become a favorite and is already known to be a big teddy bear. He is responsive and attentive to his riders – we are lucky to have him!

A bay mare with four white socks stands in a pasture

Diamond

Diamond is an Appendix Quarter Horse mare who is a member of the Hunter Jumper Club. Her striking markings and perky personality make her one of a kind. She was foaled in 1999 and generously donated by in 2017.

A chestnunt horse with a blaze stands and looks into the camera

Farley

Farley is a spirited chestnut Quarter Horse mare. She was foaled in 2009 and is used by the Western Sport Club for their lessons. She is generously on loan from the Bar 717 Ranch.

Holster the Horse

Holster

Holster comes to us from a ranch in Northern California and is a true cowboy. He spends each school year giving lessons before returning to the ranch for summer camp. He is a chestnut Quarter Horse. Approach him slowly because he is a little shy, but he’ll warm up to you in no time. He is a wonderful mount for beginners and used in the recreational lesson program.

Quincy is a chestnut horse standing on a grass field

Quincy

Quincy is a chestnut Quarter Horse gelding. He was foaled in 2003 and has been a member of the UC Davis herd since Fall of 2018. He has quickly become a favorite in the recreational riding lesson program due to his kind and gentle nature.

Reddy the horse

Reddy

Reddy is a 15.3-hand chestnut mustang gelding. He has been coming to UC Davis every fall since 2005. He is part of the herd that comes from the ranch in Northern California. He is a sturdy guy with a quiet and sensitive disposition. Reddy may act a little shy at first, but a horse cookie will make him love you forever. He is a member of the Hunter Jumper team.

sable the horse

Sable

Sable is an Irish thoroughbred mare who came to us in the summer of 2014 from Lake Tahoe. Sable likes to go and is eager to please. She loves to jump and in her younger days competed in 1.20-meter—that’s four feet!—jumper classes. She is an asset to the Hunter Jumper Team.

A grey Arabian mare stands in a pasture looking at the camera

Sasha

Sasha is a 2005 grey Arabian Mare. She is used and loved by the Hunter Jumper club and is a fan favorite due to her pretty coloring and refined features.

sassi the horse

Sassi

Sassi is a beautiful blue roan mare. She is a Quarter Horse with a bald face and one blue eye. She comes from the ranch in Northern California each fall, and it’s always great to have her back. She’s reliable, consistent and a favorite in our recreational lesson program.

A grey medicine hat pinto stands in a pasture

Sasson

Sasson is a grey medicine hat pinto gelding. He was foaled in 2011. He is a member of the Hunter Jumper sport club. Fun fact about Sasson: his mother is Sassi- another well loved member of the UC Davis herd. Sasson is generously on loan from the Bar 717 Ranch.

sheryll the horse

Sheryll

This adorable 2006 purebred Arabian mare came to us in 2015 with little formal education, but she found her way into our team program and learned quickly! With a great head on her shoulders and a lot of will, she has become a very special part of the Dressage and Hunter Jumper Teams.

shinto the horse

Shinto

Shinto is a sweet and calm bay Quarter Horse mare with a big blaze. She has been coming to UC Davis since 2005. She comes from a ranch in Northern California each fall. Her quiet demeanor and good training make her a favorite in the recreational lesson program.

sienna the horse

Sienna

Handsome Sienna also comes to UC Davis from the ranch in Northern California. This cute chestnut with chrome—that’s horse talk for a lot of white markings that stand out—is as easygoing and sensible as they come. Any cowboy would be lucky to have him as their mount! Sienna is a member of the Hunter Jumper Team.