The Battle Against Strangles Continues

feed time

We are now 3 months into our battle against strangles at the rescue … with only two weeks left to the end of the March which is when our quarantine/lock-down was to end we are sorry to say that yesterday (24th of March) we saw the signs of another youngster, Dolly, developing the strangles symptoms … Read moreThe Battle Against Strangles Continues

For Better or Worse, in Sickness and in Health

Indie & Katie 26-11-16

Having had such a successful prize draw and not so bad winter weather our hopes were high for a less stressful winter than previous years, however it did not last and whilst others were ringing in the new year we were on high alert. On the 23rd of December we collected two surrender ponies, Frankie … Read moreFor Better or Worse, in Sickness and in Health

Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw Winners 2016

We are absolutely delighted with the support we got for this year’s prize draw …. thanks to you we have €3,350 towards the hay for the horses this winter  🙂 🙂 Without further delay here is the list of winners … congrats to all    

Winter Hay Appeal Draw 2016

Cria and Eeyore

The prizes are mounting up, the tickets will be available from Friday the 4th of November …. yes it is that time of the year when we run our Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw. So far you have a chance of winning: Prizes Donated By Steve Halfpenny Light Hands Equitation Clinic Irish Horsemanship Conscious Horse … Read moreWinter Hay Appeal Draw 2016

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

“The Good”   1. We are very pleased to say that two of the donkeys, Ned & Nellie, will be leaving us this week to go to their new home It is great to know that they get to stay together as they are great buddies.  We have no doubt they will be spoiled rotten … Read moreThe Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Another One Bites The Dust …

Some of the herd enjoying the last days of summer 2016

…. another “summer” that is! Apologies for the lack of news or updates to the website over the summer, for those of you that do not keep an eye on us on Facebook this post will summarise what has been going on in the rescue over the past few weeks. May Two new arrivals, donkey … Read moreAnother One Bites The Dust …

Pig Tails Not Fairy Tales

Dora exploring

So much goes on in the rescue, particularly from October to April with the weather, extra feeding, increased cruelty calls, etc, that we suddenly realise we have forgotten to tell you an item of news! At the end of January we received 3 new arrivals in the shape of pot belly pigs and they have … Read morePig Tails Not Fairy Tales

Farewell to our Golden Girls

“All good things must come to an end” … the saying has never been truer as we write to tell you that Madge & Nanny May, our two 30yr old “Golden Girls” have left this world This past winter was hard on our old girls but we thought with the arrival of Spring they would … Read moreFarewell to our Golden Girls

Mother Nature’s Reprieve

cattery repairs 23-2-16

What a beautiful day we had weatherwise in Clare today 🙂  Pardon the pun but so as “not to look a gift horse in the mouth” full advantage of the reprieve granted by Mother Nature was taken and a start was made on the storm damage to the roof of our cattery building.   Tonight … Read moreMother Nature’s Reprieve

The Equine Crisis Continues

Calls about neglected abandoned horses have been as frequent this winter as any other since the recession started and “Ireland’s Equine Crisis” was born. If an economic recovery exists it has clearly not started to have any positive effect on the lives of many of Ireland’s horses.  Even the arrival of the Animal Health & … Read moreThe Equine Crisis Continues

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