Animal welfare is at the core of the MACH 1 mission and great lengths are taken to provide the utmost in nutrition, housing, and veterinary care.
Cowboy was donated by the LAPD Mounted Patrol. His breed is an American quarter horse and his color is chestnut. He protected two presidents when he was patrolling the streets of Los Angeles. Our more independent riders can ride him and he is also used in the horsemanship program as he has great ground skills for our beginners. He has been with the MACH 1 herd since 2015.
Blueberry was donated by Pat and Darrell Cravy at C Star Ranch. As our mascot he is a large miniature donkey who greats and loves everyone.
Will-o is a haflinger breed and his color is chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail. Will-o taught a young boy how to ride and show, mostly in eventing. He was donated by a family from La Canada Flintridge. Will-o works with most of our students, especially the smaller ones. He is loved by everyone, especially when he gives his famous smile. He has been with the MACH 1 herd since 2008.
Laz-o was donated to MACH 1 by Jim and Caroline from La Canada Flintridge. He is a chocolate palomino quarter horse that was ridden on the trails and around town in La Canada. He is gentle and a perfect fit for our horsemanship program.
Wilbur is a Haflinger breed and his color is chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail. He came from Illinois where he drove a carriage and was ridden by children. He is curious and loves attention. He’s always looking for something to do and loves people. He has been with the MACH 1 herd since 2016. His care has been provided in memory of Shirley and Russ Weld.
Fox is a Haflinger breed and his color is chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail. He also came from Illinois with Wilbur where he drove a carriage on the streets. He is our vaulting horse and loves people. He has been with the MACH 1 herd since 2016. Fox and Wilbur are pals.