Get taken for a ride... at Dead Broke Farm

6921 Wildlife Trl, Raleigh, NC 27613

(919) 596-8975


Trail Horses For Sale In Raleigh

Dead Broke Farm buys and rescues horses, rehabilitates them, trains them, corrects performance issues, puts lots of trail hours on them, and then offers excellent trail horses for sale. Our horses have been ridden with dogs through creeks, mud, hills and past deer, four-wheelers, tractors, and birds who fly up right in front of them. So if you're looking for a good, solid horse, check out the horses we have for sale. We have horses for sale to satisfy all experience levels from beginner to intermediate to advanced riders, and we're conveniently located in Raleigh, NC.

Dead Broke Farm is a unique farm specializing in quiet trail horses for sale and is listed in the Raleigh, NC horse sales barns directory on

Waylon - Sorrel TWH For Sale

Tennessee Walking Horse for Sale in Raleigh, NCAge - 8 years old

Breed - Tennessee Walking Horse

Height - 14.2 hands

Estimated Weight - 950 lbs

Gender - Gelding

Color: Sorrel

De-wormed - 6/8/19

Teeth Floated - 6/8/19

Neg Coggins - 6/3/19

Price - $3,600

Waylon is a really nice riding TWH gelding who does the running walk naturally, i.e. he doesn't pace when he should be gaiting. He incredibly smooth and has a genuinely nice personality. He has a nice build, and he doesn't have that big Walking Horse head on him. 

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He's easy to catch, loads like a dream, and he "plays well with others". He'll ride out alone or in a group, and he isn't spooky on the trails. He's sound, quiet, and gentle, but he can get down with it if you ask him (link to video provided). He also canters exceptionally well for a TWH. This well broke horse is for sale for just $3,600.

Jack - Dappled Chocolate Mini For Sale

Jack Turning to See PhotograhperAge - 10 years old

Breed - Miniature Horse

Height - 8.1 hands (33 inches)

Estimated Weight - 225 lbs

Gender - Gelding

Color: Chocolate Tobiano Paint

De-wormed - 6/8/19

Teeth Floated - 6/8/19

Neg Coggins - 6/3/19

Price - $1,000

Jack is a sweetheart, and he is a rare find. He's a dappled Chocolate Tobiano Paint gelding standing at just 33". He is affectionate and is broke to ride (link to video provided). He will make some kid a great pet and first "pony". He loves attention and has excellent ground manners

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The little girl in the picture just turned 7 years old and is quite short as her Mom is only 4'9" tall. This mini is awesome, and he can be yours for $1,000.

Desperado - Spotted Draft Horse For Sale

Nice Spotted Draft Horse for Sale in Raleigh, NCAge - 14 years old

Breed - Spotted Draft

Height - 15.3 hands

Estimated Weight - 1,500 lbs

Gender - Mare

Color: Tri-colored Tobiano Paint

De-wormed - 11/15/18

Teeth Floated - 12/30/18

Neg Coggins - 9/26/18

Price - $5,600

Desperado is a nice, sweet, 14 year-old mare suitable for beginners to ride. Basically, if you can sit upright and hold the reins, you can ride her. For the past few months, she's been taking novice adults and children out on our trails. No riding experience is necessary. She knows her job and does it willingly. She'll ride out alone or in a group. She'll ride in any position on the ride - lead, middle, or drag ride. She's easy to catch, groom, saddle, bathe, load, and shoe. She has good feet and is currently shod on the front and trimmed on the back. (We shoe all our horses on the front because we have rocky terrain.)

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Desperado would be someone's ideal first horse, She's a draft horses and can carry heavier riders up to 250 lbs, but she doesn't have the big dinner plate size feet like a Belgian, Clydesdale, or Percheron have because the Spotted Draft breed was created by crossing a regular size Paint horse with a full size draft horse. She's tall enough for riders over 6 ft, but I'm 5'6" and can mount her from the ground without the benefit of a mounting block. She has nice, big cannon bones and is large boned, in general. She has impeccable ground manners and will do "pony rides" and ride double on the trails so that young kids can ride with a parent. She is nonplused by 4-wheelers, tractors, deer, dogs, flocks of birds suddenly taking flight, mud, creeks, and bridges. She'll go anywhere you point her head. You can see videos of Desperado being mounted, dismounted, backed, and at the trot, canter, and walk/trot/canter by clicking on the links provided.

Abby - Rare Draft Cross Horse For Sale

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Abbys Face OnlyAge - 15 years old

Breed - American Cream Draft X QH

Height - 16.1 hands

Estimated Weight - 1,300 lbs

Gender - Mare

Color: Cremello

De-wormed - 8/15/18

Teeth Floated - 9/6/18

Neg Coggins - 3/23/18

Price - $4,900

Abby is a 16.1 hand, 15 year-old rare breed of horse - the last remaining US foundation bred draft horse: the American Cream Draft. (See the video of the top 10 horses on the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy's Endangered Species List by clicking on the link provided.) She's a crossbred mare: American Cream X Quarter Horse. I've owned Abby for nearly a year during which time she has taken novice riders and children ages 6 and up trail riding. She's taught lots of folks to ride.

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She crosses creeks, mud, and bridges without hesitation. She doesn't spook at deer, flocks of pigeons suddenly taking flight, or dogs on the trail. She's traffic safe and comfortable with 4-wheelers and tractors going right past or even behind her. She'll go directly from a walk into a canter, and she's got a nice, slow lope for such a tall, leggy girl. She backs, and is easy to shoe and bathe. She very sweet, and she sells as sound with no vices. She's up to date on negative Coggins, de-wormer, teeth flotation, and shots. You're welcome to have a pre-purchase exam done, but you won't need to have her vetted for a year. That'll save you some money and give you peace of mind. This rare horse is for sale for just $4,900.

Horses for More Experienced Riders

I am selling a few of my personal horses only because I have 5 personal horses, and I'm lucky to get one ride out of a set of shoes because I'm too busy training or fixing issues that arise with my rental horses or horses I'm planning to sell. Given that, I don't feel it's fair for them to just pine away in a pasture getting older with each passing year. My personal horses are great quality horses. They just need experienced riders to appreciate them.

In my ads, I try to be very honest about the level of rider needed to ride the horses I'm offering for sale. I don't want to waste your time or mine. So if you're a good rider, you may want to check out some of my personal horses: Destiny.

Destiny - Stocky Quarter Horse For Sale

Carla Destiny 1Age - 11 years old

Height - 16 hands

Breed - Quarter Horse

Estimated Weight - 1,100 lbs

Gender - Mare

Color: Liver Chestnut

De-wormed - 3/15/19

E/W/T/WN Shots - 12/10/18

Teeth Floated - 11/12/18

Price - $3,200

Destiny is one of my personal horses. I've had her since she was a yearling. She's 11 years old now, and she stands about 16 hands. I bought her at auction by outbidding a kill buyer. She was a gorgeous filly with an awesome build and a beautiful head, but she had a hernia where her umbilical cord had been, so she needed surgery. Most people don't want that kind of expense, and I can't say I blame them given the care required afterwards too. But I bought her and had the surgery done, and she has blossomed into a great, strong trail horse. She stands at about 16 hands, and you can see '6-pack abs' under her stomach when she sheds out in the summer. She's built like a brick house with a nice butt and wide chest. She has muscle on muscle.

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Destiny has a strong will and can be playful. She can be an adventure to ride at times, but she never attempts to throw you. She's been on multiple organized rides, and I've even ridden her bareback on two rides that were each 5 to 6-hour rides. She has an awesome jog and a nice canter. She has never once bucked when cantering her nor does she rear. However, she can get 'hot' sometimes, so she needs an experienced rider. She is not for inexperienced riders or children. But someone with experience would appreciate her. This nice Quarter Horse is for sale for just $3,200.

Need Tack Or A Place To Board Your Horse?

We have new and used bridles, saddles, and saddle pads for sale, and we also offer pasture board.

Need Transportation For Your New Horse?

We have horse trailers for rent, and we also offer horse transportation services.

Come See Our Horses For Sale

If you'd like to make an appointment to come see our horses for sale, contact Carla via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text me at (919) 323-1265 to schedule time to come see them. We're located at 6921 Wildlife Trail, Raleigh, NC 27613.

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