Meet the Horses

Astris

Astris is a chestnut Andalusian gelding whose large stride is likened to sitting on a couch. His confidence and gentle disposition make him an instant favorite!

Ava

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Brandy

Brandy is a half Paint, half Arabian mare. She is a Multi National Champion in Western Pleasure, Ladies Side Saddle, and Western and English Trail. Now Brandy spends her days teaching both new and intermediate riders the ropes of the equestrian sport.

Butter

Butter is a palomino Quarter Horse gelding. He has a background in western pleasure and has a wonderful trot to master one's sitting trot seat.

Cairo

Cairo is our gentle towering Thoroughbred with a beautiful black coat. This gelding is focused on taking his riders to the next level. Mastering his trot unlocks an effective seat. Riding Cairo is a favorite rite of passage for the UCSC team's flat riders.

Centella

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Chrissy

Chrissy is a grey warmblood mare who is one of THE best school masters. In her earlier years she competed jumping up to 1.4 meters!

Dazzle

Born and raised at White Rock Ranch, Dazzle is a Paint Arab cross mare. She loves neck scratches and packing kids over small jumps!

Duke

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Duncan

Duncan was also born and raised at White Rock, he is Dazzle's son! Duncan is a Paint pony who is a well loved favorite! Fun fact, Duncan has been ridden to rope cattle!

Finn

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Herman

Herman is another pony who was born and raised at White Rock. Herman is a blue roan gelding. Herman loves to jump and is great at giving kids the confidence they need to work up from the cross rails.

Hi

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Icee

Icey is our Welsh wonder pony. He is a grey gelding, and is a small pony hunter.

Jack

Jack is a black half Welsh pony. He is a large pony, and has a background competing in the hunter ring.

Kilo

Kilo is another homebred lesson horse. He is a chestnut Arab/Quarter Horse cross and is an excellent horse to master the sitting trot on! His bald face makes him easy to spot in our gelding paddock.

Legs

Legs is a Thoroughbred gelding. He has a hunter/jumper background and quite the sweet disposition. His unwavering forward attitude and eagerness to overcome any fence has earned him adoration and the title of undisputed favorite amongst the UCSC riders.

Libby

Libby is another pony that was home bred. She is a palomino, 3/4 Welsh mare, who loves to jump!

Lilly

Lilly is a Warmblood Paint cross mare with a dressage background. These days she also excels in the equitation ring. She is one of the favorites when it comes to learning how to canter.

Lyza

Lyza is a dark bay Warmblood mare who has competed in the jumpers up to 1.4 meters! She continues to enjoy instilling a love for the jumpers in all who ride her!

Mickey

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Murph

Homebred, Murph is one of our newest lesson ponies. He is a blue roan gelding and has one of the most unique coats in the herd. He is enjoying learning the ropes of school horse life and his sweet mannerisms makes him easy to love.

Pete

Pete was born and raised at White Rock. He is a Quarab, or half Quarter Horse/half Arabian, chestnut gelding. Pete is a favorite amongst both our very beginning riders and those who have been riding for years.

Rhys

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Zeus

Zeus is a flea bitten grey Arabian gelding. Zeus is a "been there, done that" school MASTER. His lengthy show career has helped turned this sweet guy into a pro at helping young riders gain confidence.