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UPDATE: Bear has been adopted by a wonderful family in western Nebraska for their young granddaughter. He will be well loved. Bear is a 13 year old Pony of the Americans Gelding. POA’s were bred from Appaloosa and Shetland Pony lines and the result is a sweet natured and perfect sized pony for our young […]


Thumper joined the L5 family in July of 2013. He is a 17 year old Percheron and Quarter Horse cross who is fully trained as a reining horse. This means Thumper knows some impressive moves when teamed up with an experienced rider. Yet he also is gentle and patient enough for our newest beginners. He […]


At the Nebraska Horse Expo in 2008, a concerned person alerted us about Suzy. They said she lived in horrible conditions, was in bad shape, and needed help. Once we went and checked on her we knew his description didn’t begin to define the tragedy we saw. Within a couple of days we were able […]


When Apache arrived at the L5YR in April, 2007, with help from the Break Heart Ranch, he was severely underweight and was very weary of people due to his history of abuse. He had a great personality once you gained his trust and quickly won our hearts. Unfortunately, he couldn’t catch a break and what […]


Blue joined the L5YR in October 2008 through the help of many generous donations. He is a very gentle giant, standing at 16.1 hands, who was also the top Nebraska barrel horse in 2000. He had been here a little over a month when he developed severe colic, a condition that is a leading cause […]


Lady joined the ranch in February of 2010. She is just over 14 hands and has the kids like to say “kind of lazy”. She is a 13 year old sorrel quarter horse with a fun personality. She is a favorite with a lot of girls because she is the only mare at the ranch […]


UPDATE: Herbie has found a great forever home with several children to love him and a beautiful palamino mare to keep him company. Herbie joined the ranch in December from Hooves and Paws Rescue in Glenwood, IA. He is a handsome Palomino with tremendous spunk and personality. He stands about 14.2 hands and is 17 […]


UPDATE: Dolly has found a terrific new home by Beatrice and will be enjoying her new life in the 4-H arena this summer. Dolly is a very quiet and tender Quarter Horse/Arabian mix mare that spent most of her early years running barrels in Colorado. After healing from a bad fetlock injury, she was retired […]


UPDATE: A wonderful young lady who was helping us out began working with him and she quickly fell in love. It didn’t take her long to adopt him and give him a great forever home. Blaze was rescued on 5/9/08 along with Dolly from a makeshift and unsafe home that had knee deep mud and […]