The Horses

Meet our horses, the most valuable members of the NWTRC team. In fact, without them the Center could not exist! They are truly the backbone of our riding program.

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Kleng

KlengKleng, a 13.3 hand Norwegian Fjord gelding, born in Sooke, B.C. Canada on 10-11-91, was purchased by Mike and Julia Bozzo in 1994. Kleng possesses a friendly, calm personality, a strong steady walk, a tireless trot and a "rocking horse" canter. He is often used for beginning lead-line but also for independent riders because he is a friend to all. A gentleman and all-around horse, Kleng excels at jumping, dressage, trail riding and is trained to pull a cart.

  • 2009 Region 9 Therapeutic Horse of the Year
  • 2009 National Therapeutic Horse of the Year
  • 2013 Horse Stars Hall of Fame - Humanitarian Equine
  • 2019 Platinum Performance Horse Welfare Award Recipient 

Sponsor Kleng!

Kleng's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Kleng's farrier work is sponsored by Hoof Matters - Professional Farrier Services.

Kleng's medication is sponsored by Kulshan Vet Hospital.

Vincent

VincentVincent is a 15.2 hand Trakener - Quarter Horse gelding born in 2003. He is owned by Julia Bozzo. He loves visiting with the riders and volunteers and never stops searching for treats. Vincent has great temperament and movement and excels as a therapeutic riding horse.

Sponsor Vincent!

Vincent's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Henry T. Fjord

Henry T. FjordHenry T. Fjord, aka "Henry", is a 14.3 hand Registered Norwegian Fjord gelding born in 2002. Henry is on care lease to the NWTRC by his wonderful owner, Deb Logan, who has had him since he was a yearling.
Henry spent most of his life trail riding and exploring with Deb before starting his career at NWTRC in 2012. He loves to be the center of attention and is a favorite around the barn!

  • 2019 PATH Intl. Region 9 Equine of the Year

Sponsor Henry!

Henry's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Georgia

GeorgiaGeorgia is a 16.1 hand Quarter Horse mare born in 2006. Georgia is half-sister to Vincent and hails from Vanderhoof, BC. She joined the NWTRC herd in 2011.
Georgia is a favorite of our independent riders. In addition to treats, Georgia loves riding in the field in the summer and jumping. 

Sponsor Georgia!

Georgia's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Leonardo

LeoCash De Jubilee Bar, aka "Leonardo" is a 14.1 hand registered AQHA gelding born in 2011. Leo joined the NWTRC herd in July 2016. His beautiful buckskin color and friendly personality have made him an instant favorite with everyone at the center. Leo is extremely brave, calm and smart. 

Sponsor Leonardo!

Leo's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Jouri

IMG 2657 resizeD-Grandeur VHF, aka "Jouri" is a 14 hand Haflinger mare born in 2004. Jouri joined the NWTRC herd in March 2020. She is extremely friendly and loves to be part of all the action around the barn. She is a quick study and we are looking forward to continuing her training and seeing her shine in the riding program soon!

Jouri's board, care and training are sponsored by Jane Fraser.

Jouri's feed is sponsored by Elenbaas Company.

Cloud Nine (In Loving Memory)

Cloud NineCould Nine ~ 1988 - April 28, 2019

Cloud Nine, or "Cloudy", is a 13 hand Welsh Pony mare foaled in 1988. In addition to her delightful personality, she has done "it all"; pulled carts, pony club, shows and lessons.

Cloudy is on loan to the NWTRC from Sandra Hackney of West Linn, Oregon. We are so happy to have Cloudy with us at the NWTRC. She has become especially beloved by our smaller riders of whom she takes such good care.

Kurt (In Loving Memory)

Kurt

Woodland's Kurt ~ May 31, 1991-January 26, 2018

Kurt, a registered Norwegian Fjord Gelding is 13.3 hands. He was born in Bellingham, WA in March of 1991 and donated to Mike and Julia Bozzo in 1993. Kurt is exceptional at working with the most severely disabled riders due to his gentle nature and immense work ethic. Kurt is a leader of horse and human.

  • 2006 Region 9 Therapeutic Horse of the Year

 

Dutch Treat (In Loving Memory)

Dutch TreatDutch Treat 1982 - May 8, 2013

The Northwest Therapeutic Riding Center sadly announces the passing of our beautiful "Dutch Treat" (DT), (a Dutch Warmblood), at the age of 31. For 16 years, DT set the highest standard with her exemplary work ethic and personality, a true shining star in our program.

  • 2012 Region 9 Therapeutic Horse of the Year