Babar was once a team roping horse who hated roping. He found he’s much better at assisting children on their journey to build social skills and connect with others. No ropes needed.
Baloo was once a rodeo horse who was never in a rush. This character trait was not good for the rodeo, but is just the right pace for Storybook Farm. He is the perfect partner for children who take their time communicating emotions.
Boo Radley was once a stock horse that was afraid of cows. This chapter of his life consists of helping relieve children’s anxiety and providing unconditional love and acceptance.
Corduroy was once a medium pony hunter that loved the show ring. Now he shares his competitive spirit to build children’s confidence and illuminates their achievements – big, small, and medium.
Flat Stanley was once a “do-it-all” pony that still does it all. His build, gate, and temperament lend benefits to not only build and tone muscles, but also stimulate cognitive engagement.
Friar Tuck was once a star eventing pony who could jump the moon. Now he uses that star power along with sensitivity and intuitiveness to lead children to form attachments on a deeper level.
Jiminy Cricket was once a little trick pony. Now he uses those sleight of hands or hooves to bring energy and excitement to little ones in need of encouragement.
Mr. Smee was once a lead pony on Kentucky racetracks. Now he offers support and comfort for children just as he did for the racehorses he accompanied to and from the racetrack.
Mrs. Potts was once an eventing pony. With the same careful steps, she now carries little ones upon her back providing safe passage from their troubles and worry.
Prince Charming was once an amateur hunter at ease in the show ring. He’s not just a big pretty face – he uses that charming demeanor and big stride to help children gain awareness and experience physical movement.
Rumplestlltskin was once a trophy-winning small hunter pony. Now he provides even the smallest children a new vantage point on life – from the back of a horse.
Tom Sawyer was once a backyard pony. Now he is the longest running member of the Storybook equine team (19 years), and has walked a million miles in Paddington Station Arena carrying countless children on a road of hope and possibility.