The 1922 Spillman Jr Carousel has twenty ponies and two chariots. Ponies are available for "Adoption" for life and also coming soon for 2021! - "Fostering" for the season, both include naming the pony. To date seven have been adopted and named. The pony names are placed over each pony on the carousel. The sponsor and pony names are also placed on wall plaques. Ponies with names are the first ponies chosen for rides, choose yours and make a sad pony happy! (See list below for Adopted & Fostered ponies)
Fostering a pony for the season - $650, $600 for repeat foster with same name. Continuous fostering can be applied to cost of permanent adoption.
Adoption for inside pony - $10,000
Adoption for outside pony - $15,000
Small Chariot - $10,000, Large Chariot - $15,000
#1 - Brown Paint - Inside
#2 - Brown Paint - FOSTERED by Idaho Central Credit Union 2021 - "Share Mare"
#3 - Black - Inside - ADOPTED by Kathy Sims - "Shelly's Spirit"
#4 - Black - Outside - ADOPTED by The Coeur d'Alene Tribe - "War Pony"
#5 - Cream - Inside
#6 - Cream - Outside - ADOPTED by Jim & Brenda Thorpe - "Edison"
#7 - Yellow - Inside - FOSTERED by Brittany Shepler 2022 - "Firefly"
#8 - Yellow - Outside
#9 - Gray - Inside - ADOPTED by Heather MacPhail - "Hope"
#10 - Gray - FOSTERED by Frank Darlington 2022 - "Darling"
#11 - Brown Paint - Inside
#12 - Brown Paint - FOSTERED by Cathy Wagner 2022 - "Starfire"
#13 - Black - Inside - ADOPTED by Barbara Nelson - "Lucky"
#14 - Black - Outside - ADOPTED by Philip & Leslie Damiano - "Jubilee"
#15 - Cream - Inside
#16 - Cream - Outside - FOSTERD by CDA Pediatrics 2022 - "Spud"
#17 - Yellow - Inside
#18 - Yellow - FOSTERED by Carol Fairhurst 2022 - "Carol's Joy"
#19 - Gray - Inside
#20 - Gray - Outside - ADOPTED by Pereira Family - "Mrs. P's Magic Pony"
Single Chariot - single bench
Double Chariot - double bench
The Coeur d'Alene Carousel Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit, ensuring the legacy and continued operation of the original Playland Pier carousel. All operation costs, maintenance & repairs are covered by ridership, grants, tile etchings, adoptions, donations and the generosity of our supporters.