Rescuing and re-homing equines since 1974

Welcome to Hope Pastures

Hope Pastures uses your donations to prevent suffering and to improve and save lives. Thanks to your support we rescue, rehabilitate and re-home horses, ponies and donkeys in need and give people the chance to meet these animals and learn about them and how to look after them. Because we're a small charity with few 'overheads,' 95p of every £1 you donate goes directly to help the animals.

Adopt Me...

A great way to support Hope Pastures

Adopt one of our residents – it makes a brilliant Birthday, Christmas or Anniversary present.

  • Cloud
    Cloud

    The ever-patient, pint-sized pony who’s everybody’s buddy

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  • Sago
    Sago

    Our most-travelled pony, spreading pony love everywhere!

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  • Lady
    Lady

    A clever girl, who loves hanging out with her friends.

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  • Hope
    Hope

    The sweetest pony but also cheeky. She likes to do a body search for food

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  • Muffin
    Muffin

    Half pony, half donkey, he’s the MOST SPECIAL (he thinks) equine here

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  • Lily
    Lily

    The beautiful, timid Welsh pony, who’s learning to trust again

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  • Freddie
    Freddie

    The dude with the crazy forelock. Well-behaved, he’s the opposite of his mane

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  • Coco
    Coco

    Our most inquisitive (AKA nosey!) donk

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  • Henry
    Henry

    The one-horse job-creation scheme, always rolling in mud

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  • Banjo
    Banjo

    Terrified when he came to the sanctuary, now growing in confidence

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Cloud
Cloud

The ever-patient, pint-sized pony who’s everybody’s buddy

+ More Info
Sago
Sago

Our most-travelled pony, spreading pony love everywhere!

+ More Info
Lady
Lady

A clever girl, who loves hanging out with her friends.

+ More Info
Hope
Hope

The sweetest pony but also cheeky. She likes to do a body search for food

+ More Info
Muffin
Muffin

Half pony, half donkey, he’s the MOST SPECIAL (he thinks) equine here

+ More Info
Lily
Lily

The beautiful, timid Welsh pony, who’s learning to trust again

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Send a gift to our ponies...

A great way to support Hope Pastures

Donate to our wish list... every little helps.

  • Allen & Page Fast Fibre
    Allen & Page Fast Fibre

    A good low starch, low sugar, high fibre feed.

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  • Aromatherapy
    Aromatherapy

    Essential oils are effective at treating equine health problems.

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  • Bag of Carrots
    Bag of Carrots

    Every ponies favourite treat!

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  • Baileys Light Chaff
    Baileys Light Chaff

    High fibre and low calorie – ideal for our good-doers

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  • Bale of Hay
    Bale of Hay

    Good quality forage is the mainstay of our ponies’ diet.

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  • Bale of Straw
    Bale of Straw

    Straw is one of the most common bedding options.

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  • Cohesive Bandage x 10
    Cohesive Bandage x 10

    High quality cohesive stretch bandage wrap.

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  • Dental Check-Up
    Dental Check-Up

    Just like us our ponies need to have their teeth checked.

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  • Emerald Green Alfalfa-mazing
    Emerald Green Alfalfa-mazing

    Helps our horses’ and ponies’ all-round health

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  • Fly Spray – 1l
    Fly Spray – 1l

    Flies are a real bother for all ponies and donkeys.

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  • Hoof Trim
    Hoof Trim

    Ponies need their feet trimming every 4-6 weeks.

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  • Masterson Method
    Masterson Method

    Integrated, multi-modality method of equine massage.

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  • McTimoney therapy
    McTimoney therapy

    Non invasive holistic technique.

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  • Pure Feed Balance
    Pure Feed Balance

    Gives optimum levels of vits, mins and amino acids for our ponies.

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  • Robinsons Animal Lintex
    Robinsons Animal Lintex

    We always need these in stock.

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  • Salt Lick
    Salt Lick

    Our ponies love these licks.

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  • Vaccination
    Vaccination
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  • Wormer
    Wormer
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Allen & Page Fast Fibre
Allen & Page Fast Fibre

A good low starch, low sugar, high fibre feed.

+ More Info
Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy

Essential oils are effective at treating equine health problems.

+ More Info
Bag of Carrots
Bag of Carrots

Every ponies favourite treat!

+ More Info
Baileys Light Chaff
Baileys Light Chaff

High fibre and low calorie – ideal for our good-doers

+ More Info
Bale of Hay
Bale of Hay

Good quality forage is the mainstay of our ponies’ diet.

+ More Info
Bale of Straw
Bale of Straw

Straw is one of the most common bedding options.

+ More Info

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Hope Pastures uses your donations to prevent suffering and to improve and save lives. Thanks to your support we rescue, rehabilitate and re-home horses, ponies and donkeys in need and give people the chance to meet these animals and learn about them and how to look after them.

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The latest Hope Pastures News...

Muffin’s Monthly Musings for April
Muffin’s Monthly Musings for April
30th April 2018

I muse to you from a much warmer place than last month…. well, the same place, but it’s starting to feel like Spring may actually be here. Even the green stuff is now growing consistently (YUM!) Horse News Tino is now brave enough to be turned out – so I’ve finally met the superstar! Although […]

Muffin’s Monthly Musings for March
Muffin’s Monthly Musings for March
9th April 2018

Does anyone know of any good tapping humans? I am at my wit’s end (and I have a LOT of wit) with this one – she’s just never around when you need her. More accurately this month, she’s never around when it’s not raining (essential for outdoor tapping) …… come to think of it, did […]

Muffin’s Monthly Musings for February
Muffin’s Monthly Musings for February
1st March 2018

Brrrr! Is it cold with you? The humans are muttering about the ‘Beast from the East’ – not sure if they’re actually talking about me?? Thank heavens for my super-thick pony coat – I’m so insulated that if I stand still the snow lies on me. I’m quite impressed with this. My donkey half is […]

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