We believe each and every equine
deserves a life worth living.

Welfare number: 0783 192 8980
Office number: 0113 261 4344

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Welcome to Hope Pastures

Hope Pastures rescues, rehabilitates, and re-homes horses, ponies, and donkeys in need.

In addition, we give people the chance to meet the animals and to learn how to look after them.

Your donations help to prevent suffering and to improve and save the lives of horses, ponies, and donkeys both on and off-site.


  • We are open between 10 am and 3 pm every day.
  • No need to book!
  • Free admission and parking but donations are welcome.

*** NEXT EVENT: Fun Dog Show Sunday 24th September ***

News updates

  • Goodbye little one

    We’re sad to let you know that we had to let Peewee go over the rainbow bridge on 3rd November. Peewee was a miniature pony (Falabella was his breed) who arrived as a 20-year-old stallion along with two other stallions. He was a really cute, wise, and gentle old pony with a gorgeous thick mane…

  • Hope Pastures gets gold award

    We have some wonderful news! Hope Pastures has won a Yorkshire in Bloom – Gold Award! Thanks to so many people for making this happen, but in particular Philip, Beatrice and Sophie, whose imagination and hard work keep the site working well for the equines and looking so splendid. We were praised in particular for…

  • Hope Pastures Calendars

    Our Hope Pastures calendars are now on sale. You can buy them online here or direct from our Visitor Centre. Open size approx 297mm x 420mm (A3) with plenty of space to write your notes.

  • Christmas Cards

    Our new Christmas cards are now in stock Our Christmas cards are now in stock so get yours now. They are at an amazing price of just £3.50 for 10 cards (with envelopes). They are available from our webshop or from our Visitor Centre at Hope Pastures. They are also available from selected outlets. More…

  • Pony Adventures

    To celebrate our 18th birthday year, we are asking our lovely supporters to get involved to raise awareness of Hope Pastures and help us raise funds by purchasing one of our amazing knitted pony mascots, and taking a photo, making a video or a selfie with your mascot on your travels, on an outing, or…

  • A place of reflection

    Our beautiful celebration garden was opened to our visitors from Sunday 5th September 2021- to provide a place of reflection and green space peace for anyone visiting us at Hope. It has been created in celebration of the amazing supporters whose memory lives on in the equines we are able to rescue, thanks to them…

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