Breed: American Pain
Birthdate: June 23, 2003
The blue colour in a horses eyes is caused by the low melanin pigment density in their irises and is related to their coat colour. Blue eyes, however, irrespective of coat colour, can occur in any horse breed, but are more common in horses with light colour coats or white markings.
Flashy Leo McCue
Flashy registered name is Flashy Leo McCue and she came to Courage Rock in the spring of 2023 with the Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center who moved here so the founder could retire. Since then, Therapeion has a permanent home here at the Rock and will forever be Therapeion as a riding program for children and adults with disabilities, condition, or diagnosis.
Before becoming a therapy horse, Flashy was a western pleasure trail horse. She was donated to Therapeion by Theresa Haderfelt in 2015.
Flashy is registered in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). The American Paint Horse is a breed of horse that combines both the conformational characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting pattern of white and dark coat colors. Developed from a base of spotted horses with Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred bloodlines, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) breed registry is now one of the largest in North America.
Our Mission is to engage and develop the relationship between humans and the therapeutic energy of a horse to strengthen the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of ones life.