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WHITE HORSE STABLES - HORSE RESCUE
REGISTERED CHARITY - 1060620
Shandy (Left):- Skewbald Mare Height 12.2hh Age 21
Sootie (Below):- Black Shetland Mare Height 10.2hh Age 23
Shandy and Sootie are suitable as companion ponies. They would love ahome together as they have become very attached to each other.
Shandy and four other ponies were all rescued by a well meaning lady from some travellers. She was unable to cope and appealed to the charity for help. They were in poor condition badly overgrown feet and worm ridden. Shandy haa a gentle temperament she loves attention and enjoys being groomed.
Sootie is a little Shetland pony with lots of character. She was rescued from unsuitable home that did not know how to care for her properly and the children were allowed to play with her as if she were a toy. She has given many small children their first experience of riding a pony and now enjoying her retirement with her best friend Shandy
Magic:- Skewbald Gelding Height 12.2hh Age 28
Magic has a very nice temperament and is a good all round pony which naturally has made him a favourite with a number of Centre’s regulars. He would suit a home that would want to use him for light work or s a companion.
Chance:- Grey Gelding Height 12.2hh Age 28
Chance has a sweet temperament and enjoys attention nd being groomed. He is a very reliable and good all round pony. He is suitable for light hacking or a companion pony.
Sparkie:- Grey Gelding Height 11hh Age 33
Sparkie was rescued before he was sent to Market where he would most likely have been purchased by the meat men. Luckily a member of staff heard of his situation so he was able to avoid the trauma of the Market. He is very reliable and easy to handle and would make a lovely companion pony.
Amethyst came to White Horse Stables with her mother Candy who was again in foal with Amber and later gave birth to her here at the centre. Their mother has been re-homed but Amber and Amethyst remained at the centre. Amber and Amethyst have been together all their lives so will need to remain togther. They both need competent and experienced riders but in the correct hands are excellent ponies.
Eugenie:- Grey Mare Height 11hh Age 29
Eugenie has a lively and cheeky character. She is bold and know her own mind and would make a lovely pony for a competent child.
Ralph:- Black Shetland Gelding Height 10.2hh Age 10
Ralph is a registered Shetland. He was purchased by a gentleman who intended to train him as a first pony for his daughter. When he saw him he was well behaved but when he got him home Ralph proved difficult to handle. Since he has been with White Horse has been gelded is now easy to handle and has learnt how to behave!
Amethyst:- Bay Mare Height 14.2hh Age 21
Bluey:- Skewbald Mare Height 15.2hh Age 25
Bluey is a big bold beautiful cob with a lovely even temperament. She is very reliable and is happy with light hacking however she does not travel well so cannot be transported in a trailer or lorry.
Bronte:- Cleveland Bay Mare Height 17hh Age 25
Bronte came to White Horse as her owner was experiencing difficulties with her. She has been at the centre for a few years during which time she has benefitted from careful schooling. She is now a reliable horse with experienced rider in the indoor arena. She does not cope well hacking.
Dylan:- Chestnut New Forest Gelding Height 14.1hh Age 28
Dylan suffers from a pollen allergy in the spring and summer months, which can be treated with medication. He can sometimes be difficult to handle until he gets to know and learns to trust the person he is with. Dylon is best with someone who is experienced with horses. Dylon is still able to do light work and gentle hacking,
Mae:- Bay Exmoor x Mare Born April 2015
Mae is now five years old. She was born at the centre to Maggie a rescue pony taken in all the way from Somerset. Mae has a nice temperament, is well socialised and easy to handle and is proving to be a safe and reliable riding pony.
Daphne and Melodie were two of six rescue ponies WHS took in all the way from Somerset. They were owned by a man who kept around a hundred ponies in appalling conditions. He was taken to court and banned from keeping animals for life. They were only 18 months old when they arrived and are now 5. They are well socialised, easy to handle and have been trainned as riding ponies. They are both progressing very well and have responded postively to everything asked of them.
Elliott :- Grey Gelding Height 15.1hh Age 28
Elliott has a nice temperament and is very reliable. He is easy to handle enjoys attention and being groomed. He is a little arthritic and can be a bit stiff when he first comes out of his stable. He is suitable for someone who would like to do some light hacking.
Daphne:- Age 6 Bay Mare
Melodie:- Age 6 Bay Mare Exmoor x
Bobbie:- Chestnut Gelding Height 14.2hh Age 29
Bobbie will make a lovely companion pony with an experienced caring person. Bobbie is the product of being very roughly broken in by running him into a bog and when he was exhausted saddling and bridling him. Bobbie suffered from his difficult start and it has left him with trust issues.
Horses and Ponies Available for Loan on Working Livery
Loan on working livery means the equine will remain stabled at the centre. The loaner is free to visit and ride their equine subject to prior arrangement. The cost of loaning depends on the size of the horse as the larger ones require more feed and bedding. Any of the equines available for permanent rehoming will require a knowledgeable owner with an occuppied home which must include a suitable stable and grazing or suitable livery. The home must be within 25 miles of the centre. Regular home checks will be made to ensure all is well for horses and rehomers. Any enquiries please call 01580 831266.
Cuddle livery means the equine remains at the centre and is for those who do not wish to ride but like to have regular contact with a horse and be involved in their care. Any equines for permanent rehoming will require a knowledgeable owner with an occuppied home which must include a suitable stable and grazing or suitable livery. The home must be within 25 miles of the centre. Regular home checks will be made to ensure all is well for horses and rehomers. Any enquiries please call 01580 831266.
Horses and Ponies Available for Loan on Cuddle Livery
Roscoe:- Roan Gelding Height 11hh Age 9
Rosco came to White Horse Stables as his owners were no longer able to care for him. He has a nice temperament, good confirmation and has all his papers. He would make a lovely show pony.
Badger:- Bay Gelding Height 14hh Age 22
Badger was for sale in Ashford Market because of a marriage break up and the husband wanted his half share. His owner was behimd some of the trustees in a terrible state beacuse nobody had bid on him. She had no way to get him home and thought the meat men would have him, but Badger came home with the White Horse trustees. He becme a brillant, versatile, reliable pony who was great with children. He is now retired loves attention and a cheeky peronality.
Samson:- Grey Gelding Age 5
Samson is now five years old. He was born at the centre to Delilah a rescue pony taken in all the way from Somerset. Samson has a nice temperament, is well socialised and easy to handle and is now in training as a riding pony.
Adopt, sponsor or loan a horse or pony.
For details of all our horses and ponies available for loan, sponsorship or cuddle livery please see the Equine Profiles and Sponsorship pages. To help us raise funds for our horses and ponies see the Fundraising page.
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