TNT Horse Haven

A Scottsdale, AZ 501(c)(3) (status pending) Horse Rescue 

Fun Facts

About Horses

  • Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up.

  • Horses have around 205 bones in their skeleton.

  • Horses are herbivores (plant eaters).

  • Horses have bigger eyes than any other mammal that lives on land.

  • Because horse’s eyes are on the side of their head, they are capable of seeing nearly 360 degrees at one time.

  • Horses gallop at around 44 kph (27 mph).

  • The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph).

  • Estimates suggest that there are around 60 million horses in the world.

  • The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph).

  • A male horse is called a stallion.

  • A female horse is called a mare.

  • A young male horse is called a colt.

  • A young female horse is called a filly.

  • There are at least 186 Breeds of horses. For example, TNT Ranch has 3 Quarter Horse, 1 Paint, 1 Missouri Fox Trotter. There are also Thoroughbreds, Arabians, Friesian and so many more….

  • There are 5 Major types of Horses: Draft horses, warmbloods, light horses, gaited horses and ponies.

  • Horses come in many colors… vivid coat colors, ranging from solid and static to multifaceted and ever-changing. Their colors are controlled by genetics. Their colors can be Bay, Chestnut, Grey, Black, Sorrel, Dun, Palomino and Pinto.

  • The average gestation length in a mare ranges from 320-362 days. Your mommy carried you for about 280 days.

  • A Mare can give birth to her foal by either standing or laying down. Their front hooves and nose show first, and the foal is normally birthed within a few minutes.

  • The average brain of a horse is about 2.5” in size and weighs about 22 ounces, half the size of the human.

  • Horses are not able to vomit and if they get a stomach problem it can be very harmful to them. This is known as Equine Colic.

  • Horses will not lie down simultaneously because at least one will act as a look-out to alert its companions of potential dangers.

  • There are 4 basic gaits that indicate the speed a horse is moving. Walk, Trot, Canter and Gallop.

  • Horse riding is often used as a form of therapy for people with disabilities.

Sources for Facts: Science Kids, Wikipedia, The Fact Site, Cool Kid Facts

Horse Ownership Costs

Owning & Caring for a Horse


Feed, maintenance and Healthcare Needs…
The average horse weighs 1,100 pounds and needs to eat a minimum of 16.5 pounds to 27.5 pounds of its body weight each day in hay and pellets.

Vet and Farrier…
Vet is an annual visit for standard check-up, teeth, sheath, shots, minor care for non-emergency injuries… Averages $485 per year per horse. In addition to vet fees, there is a cost for hoof maintenance. Caring for your horse’s hooves isn’t an optional expense. Poor hoof care can lead to infection, joint hyper-extension, and even permanent lameness. Horses are seen by a Farrier every 6 weeks to be trimmed and shoed… Average per horse $150

Adopt A Horse Programs:

Feed a Horse for 30 days = $150
Love a horse (includes stall chores and learning basic horse interactions) = $250
12 Riding lessons (3 per week) = $480
Care for a horse for 6 months (food = $900, 1 vet call, = $85, 3 farrier visits = $450) = $1,435

TNT News

News from TNT Catering & TNT Horse Haven


Meet Mojo

Have you found your MOJO? No, I’m not referring to Austin Powers but rather to our latest addition @TNT Horse Haven Rescue. Meet Mojo… a local 2 1/2-year-old Arabian stud (soon to be gelded) who came to us from abuse and neglect. I found about this poor boy on Friday the 24th at 11:30 AM……


Adopt a Road

TNT Horse Haven has Adopted A Road … Pima and Dixileta in North Scottsdale is being maintained by TNT and Amazing Volunteers! We are PROUD to be a part of ‘Keep Scottsdale Beautiful!’ TNT Horse Haven cleans 1 mile of road every month and volunteers are greatly appreciated! The next Official ‘Keep Scottsdale Beautiful’ Day…


Meet Beautiful Bella

She is a 3 ½ year old Andalusian. She is already standing 15.3 and still has time to get even bigger. When she was a foal, her nose was broken. Was on her way to a kill shelter, she was rescued from the actual trailer hauling her. The new owners saved her and can no…


Meet Tess

One of our new Rescues, comes to us from a Tip Trainer of the BLM. She is a mustang… 10-12 years old. We know is that the previous owner abused her, it was all in her face and head, Tess will not let a man near her, that tells us something as well. We have…



Beautiful Ellie looks like a stuffed animal!



Our are amazing Volunteer Joe … Brings carrots on the days he comes out to help and walks all of our animals one by one…Again, as I pulled up I see him walking Abby… He is a true blessing!

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Facility Address:

8755 E. Dixileta Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  85266

Mailing Address:

8525 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ  85255