2021-2022 Participants + Horses

Youth helping horses helping youth!

Charlee Proctor + Yukon

Hello! My name is Charlee Proctor, and I'm a Senior at Princeton High School. I've been riding and working with horses my entire life. I've had a varied background with Barrel Racing, Jumpers, Stock Horse, Ranch Sorting, and even more. I've been paired with Yukon, a 14 year old quarter horse gelding. He is extremely sweet, and calm to work with. After becoming blind in his right eye, it was eventually removed, but it doesn't give him any trouble at all. I'm so excited to keep working this year!

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David Kendrick + Haven

Hello, my name is David Kendrick from Shallowater, Texas. I am paired with Haven. She is a little heavy but, one of my goals is to get her back into shape. She is very willing to learn. I really look forward to working with her and love her color. I have been working with horses since I was nine. I really look forward to this opportunity.

Camryn Peden + Baby Que

I'm Camryn Peden and I'm from Spicewood Tx! This is Baby Que. She is a 3-4 year old mare. I love getting the opportunity to work with this sweet girl! She is extremely sweet and is a fast learner. I'm excited to learn and grow with Baby Que over the next year! If you would like to see more pictures of Baby Que follow @and.cam.was.her.name on Instagram.

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Sienna Pendergrass + Stormy

Hey there! I’m Sienna Pendergrass and live in Poolville Tx. I am paired with, Stormy a 24 yo paint, and am excited to see where we go together! Follow @siennasmustangs on Instagram to follow along our journey together!

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Hope Smith + Fritter

Howdy! My name is Hope Smith and I'm from Batesville, Texas. I absolutely love working with, training, and riding horses. My new partner, Fritter, is a 20 year old chestnut quarter horse mare. Fritter is very sweet and curious! I look forward to getting to know her better. I am excited to see what new opportunities await!

Astoria + Mazie

Howdy! My name's Astoria Wolfe, and I'm 15 years old. I'm from Forney, Tx, and I've been riding since four years old. I've been matched with the sweetest paint mare, Mazie. She has been doing great, and I'm excited to work with her over the next year.

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Wyatt Blas´e + Bug

My name is Wyatt Blase and my horse's name is Buggy (aka Bug). I go to Rosehill Christian School in Tomball, Tx. where I play football and am in all honors classes. Bug is an 18 year old chestnut quarter horse that is very spooky at the moment, but has a lot of potential.

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Kendall Higgins + Logan

Howdy my name is Kendall and my horse‘s name is Logan! She is a 10 year old quarter horse that is pretty green. I attend Willis High School and I am a senior. I have 3 other horses, Phoenix, Cody, and Rip. Phoenix is my two year old that I have trained since a weanling and I have broke him to ride. I love to train horses and plan to become an equine veterinarian. I’m so excited to see Logan‘s potential shine and to see this program grow!! Follow @life.with.logan4h on Instagram to watch our journey together!

Peyton Carr + Cody

Howdy! Im Peyton Carr from Bertram, TX. I've been riding english for 10 years. I love everything about horses and would like to be an Equine Vet and Horse Trainer in the future. Super excited to be paired with Cody (né Kid) in this amazing program. He is a 16.3 hand appendix/ paint gelding and 18 years old. His owner surrendered him to a rescue as they no longer had the money to care for him. If you want to follow me for more of Cody or to see my other two horses please check out @peyton.carrhorse @codys_royal_kid!

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Savanna Dean + Dino-mite

Hi there! My name is Savanna Dean and my horse is Dino-mite! He is a 16 year old Arabian Gelding with tons of personality. I can tell he is trying his best every time I work with him, and is improving with every ride. I look forward to the future and have completely fallen in love with him and his personality!

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Haley Higgins + Caliente

  Hello! My name is Haley Higgins, and this is my horse Caliente (Cali). She is a 22 year old Arabian. I have 8 horses including my twin sisters who we ride in various disciplines. I personally own 2 thoroughbreds and a quarter horse, Casanova, Road Work, and Desperado. I ride in a riding drill team, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Junior Mounted Posse, Show in English (occasionally western) through 4-H, and train young horses. I’m a senior at Willis High School, and I’m excited for this project! Follow @haley.horse on Instagram to watch our journey together!

Tava Hazel + Cinnamon

  Hi! My name is Tava Hazel. I am thirteen, homeschooled, and in 8th grade. I live on a small farm in Jacksonville, Tx. I have been riding horses since I was 4. I love showing my paint horse in western pleasure and hunter under saddle. I am partnered with Cinnamon. She is a 17 year old quarter horse mare. She is an in-hand project but could possibly be ridden. She is usually calm and she is not scared of anything. Cinnamon has great potential as a good, safe kid horse.

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Jaelyn Mattheessen + Buddy

Pairing info coming soon!

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Kye Lynn Tomlinson + Terry

Howdy! My name is Kye Tomlinson. I am 13 years old and from Comanche TX. I am so excited to be apart of this program. I have in joyed all kinds of horses events including extreme cowboy racing, rodeos, and 4-H. I have been pared with Terry who is a 28 year old grade gelding. He was an owner surrender who enjoyed trail riding. He was very loved by his former owner and is still very energetic and full of life. Terry needs to work on some of the basics such as ground manners and trailering. He has lots of potential and I look forward to what we can accomplish together.

Alera Waite + Angie

Hello! My Name is Alera Waite. I am 14 years old and live in Longview, TX. I enjoy anything outdoors, and have a passion for rescuing animals, especially horses. I plan to become an Equine Veterinarian. My partner will be Angie, a 12 year old paint mare. I will be receiving her soon! I can't wait to begin working with her, and discovering what we can do together.

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Madison Chaloupka + Exotica

Howdy! My name is Madison Chaloupka, I am 14 years old and live in Lubbock, Tx attending Christ the King High School. I have been riding english for the past seven and a half years in the hunter ring. I am paired with Exotica, a 21 yr old registered Arabian mare. She is incredibly smart and has already learned a trick within the first week of being home! Exotica can however be a little high-strung and spirited but I am excited to work with her and see what she can do and am ready for how much we will be able to accomplish together as a team.

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Micah Bowen + Scooter

More info coming soon!