How does an Icelandic Horse end up at auction? We're not entirely sure, but she was such an unexpected sight, we had her listed as a "pony" that night.
That 13 hh pony turned out to be a rare breed of horse, with less than 5,000 Icelandics in the entire United States.
Still, Xena needed rescue as much as anyone. Following the auction, the vets at West Coast Equine Hospital addressed her horribly neglected teeth. Otherwise, this girl appears to be healthy and sound. It will be exciting to work on the retraining stage of such a unique gaited horse!