Humbled at the Year’s End

total raised in hay appeal

As the final minutes of 2018 pass by we are very humbled by the generosity of all our supporters who this year went beyond all others … here is Bobby with the final total At present we are paying €1,700 per 38 bales delivered so the hay appeal funds should cover our hay costs until … Read moreHumbled at the Year’s End

What Lies Ahead As Autumn Ends

Now into the last few days of Autumn 2018 we are worrying and wondering about what lies ahead on many fronts. This past spring & summer have been our slowest for rehoming animals ever, whether that was due to the winter weather stretching to April or the summer drought or just because we do not … Read moreWhat Lies Ahead As Autumn Ends

The Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back

Before we get to the point of this post we will start with some photos of the many animals in our care at the moment, then you can read on and if you get to the end of the post you can give us your opinion or thoughts. With all the hot, dry weather we … Read moreThe Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back

First Hay For New Year

This morning the weather gods were good to us by allowing the sun to shine for the arrival of our first hay delivery of the New Year.  Mind you I don’t think the gang here really care what the weather is doing when they see the hay laden lorry arrive but their “human slave” was … Read moreFirst Hay For New Year

Winter Hay Appeal Draw 2017

winter draw tickets 2017

Tickets are now available for our Winter Hay Appeal Draw 2017 You can get tickets to buy and/or sell by sending an email to either or, by sending us a message on our Facebook page or alternatively you can buy them online on our Winter Hay Appeal Draw fundraising page on iDonate Yet … Read moreWinter Hay Appeal Draw 2017

The Hay-Eaters Say Míle Buíochas

Drum Roll Please …. This year’s Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw rose a superb €2,870.00 which is enough to feed the horses for two & a half months  🙂 🙂 Thank you soooooooo much to everyone who helped by donating prizes, selling & buying tickets 🙂 We would like to take this opportunity to wish … Read moreThe Hay-Eaters Say Míle Buíochas

Prize Draw Winners 2015

A big thank you to everyone who bought and sold tickets for our Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw. Without further delay here are the winners Contact will be made with the above named to arrange getting your prizes to you. A final tally will be done to see the total raised in the next day … Read morePrize Draw Winners 2015

Autumn Ends & Another Winter Begins

It has to be said that we were graced with a beautiful last day of Autumn 2015 here in Clare, the birds sang, the dogs ran with extra ‘pep in their steps’, the horses enjoyed their hay whilst the sun shone  on their backs and we worked outdoors with not a raincoat or woolly hat … Read moreAutumn Ends & Another Winter Begins

Prize Draw Information

draw ticket 2015

The what, why, where, etc of our Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw 2015 Our annual Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw is our main fundraiser each year and all proceeds go towards the cost of hay for the horses in our care.  With the bad summer in Ireland this year we are already paying more per … Read morePrize Draw Information

Hear ye, hear ye … draw ticket sellers wanted

Winter Hay Appeal Prize Draw 2015 – Ticket Sellers Wanted  It is that time of year again when we hold our main fundraising event … the aim of which is to raise funds for hay for the horses to get them through the winter. The draw tickets should be ready for us to collect on … Read moreHear ye, hear ye … draw ticket sellers wanted

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