Monthly Archives: March 2008

Tanya’s Story

Hi, my name is Tanya and I have been a volunteering for nearly six months now and I still love it!! It has been a great opportunity for me to indulge my passion for horses combined with a need to … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraising Stories | Leave a comment

Michael Bell, HorseWorld’s Farrier

In addition to receiving continual care and compassion from the team of dedicated grooms and yard staff at HorseWorld, the horses, ponies and donkeys need regular visits from a range of specialists to get them on the road to recovery … Continue reading

Posted in FAQs, Rehabilitate | Leave a comment

International Rescue

Falcon In July 2006 2 horses were transported to the UK from Greece, rescued by a group of Ex-pats who were appalled by the neglect and treatment of the animals. Paco and Falcon travelled for over 48 hours to get … Continue reading

Posted in Rehabilitate, Rehome, Rescue | Leave a comment

Sasha Holden, Equine Training Manager

Sasha Holden with Railly 8.00am I meet up with Joanne (head groom) to discuss plans for the day including visits from the farrier, vets or dentists. It’s important to catch up with any changes on the yard as with over … Continue reading

Posted in FAQs, Rehabilitate, Rehome, Rescue | Leave a comment

Minstral’s Story by Megan Turner

Minstral was rescued from Gelligaer common, Wales, in March 2004 with 2 other wild ponies. We were very concerned because she was underweight and in foal. In addition, her first encounters with humans were not sympathetic and this made her … Continue reading

Posted in Rehabilitate, Rehome, Rescue | 63 Comments

Owner Prosecuted for Cruelty

Gem, Pearl and Crumble are three miniature Shetland ponies that arrived at HorseWorld following an RSPCA seizure on 11th February 2005. HorseWorld works closely with the RSPCA and the police on equine rescue cases, as we have the expertise and … Continue reading

Posted in Rescue | Leave a comment

True Champions win with their hearts not their hooves!

Today I did a really stupid thing and signed up to race against 19 other people, dressed as pantomime horses, at Bath Race Course on 1st June to raise money for HorseWorld. I will be racing as Horace the HorseWorld … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraising Stories | 4 Comments

Home from Home: The Role of a Home Checker – part 2

Jennie Cooper is not only Chairman of the HorseWorld Trustees, but also responsible for visiting the horses, ponies and donkeys that are re-homed by the charity. Here she describes why her role is so important to the re-homing process. I … Continue reading

Posted in Rehome | Leave a comment

Home from Home: The Role of a Home Checker – part 1

Jennie Cooper is not only Chairman of the HorseWorld Trustees, but also responsible for visiting the horses, ponies and donkeys that are re-homed by the charity. Here she describes why her role is so important to the re-homing process. My … Continue reading

Posted in Rehome | Leave a comment

Ernst and Young

Money is not the only thing we are in desperate need for at HorseWorld. Volunteers play a vital role so we were delighted when that staff at Ernst & Young spent a day at HorseWorld carrying out a multitude of … Continue reading

Posted in Fundraising Stories | 3 Comments