Equest said goodbye last week to an old friend. Mrs. Butterworth was an Equest therapy horse, one of the originals, for 25 years before retiring 8 years ago. Mrs. B, lived to be over 40 years old, Her limitless patience and exceptional quality changed hundreds of lives. She was repeatedly voted Equest Horse of the Year by our riders. She also earned the NARHA (PATH) International Horse of the Year award as well as Tarrant County Animal of the Year.
The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. Only about 3,500 are left worldwide. Known for their speed and famous for the natural metallic shimmer of their coats. (Not sure of source.)