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Category: Updates

  • Job Vacancy

    Job Vacancy

    A job vacancy has arisen at Hope Pastures for a part-time fundraiser. Key Purpose of the role. The purpose of the role is to generate income to support the charity in its mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome horses, ponies and donkeys.  Hours: 22.5 hours per week over 3 daysSalary: 25k per annum – Pro rataHolidays: 28 days […]

  • Spring Fayre and raffle winning numbers.

    Spring Fayre and raffle winning numbers.

    Thanks to everyone who braved the gusty weather conditions and challenging parking to attend our fundraising Spring Fayre. The wind might have blown, but the sun certainly shone on us! We raised an amazing £4,219.72 thanks to your attendance and support! It was our 20th anniversary weekend, and we all had the most wonderful day […]

  • Happy Birthday, Hope Pastures.

    Happy Birthday, Hope Pastures.

    Happy Birthday, Hope Pastures Today marks a truly special milestone as we celebrate Hope Pastures’ 20th birthday. From troubled beginnings to a beacon of hope, Hope Pastures has journeyed through challenges, overcoming obstacles with unwavering determination. Each rescued horse and donkey has found sanctuary here and a new lease on life, filled with love, care, […]

  • New Pony Day places now available.

    New Pony Day places now available.

    We are pleased to announce that we have released the dates for the Pony Day places available in 2024 To find out more see our Pony Day page Please be aware that these days sell out quite quickly, so don’t leave it too long to book your place!

  • We all need a little help

    We all need a little help

    We’ve seen a huge increase in the number of horses and ponies requiring medical care and physical rehabilitation. We are currently at capacity in terms of space for ponies, and our funds are reducing at a rate we have never seen before. At Hope Pastures, we realise how lucky we are to have such a […]

  • Goodbye our friend, Sago

    Goodbye our friend, Sago

    It is with a heavy heart that we have to let you know that our much-loved long-term resident, Sago, passed away unexpectedly last week due to complications from colic. Sago was not just a pony; he was a cherished member of our Hope Pastures family. His cheeky personality brought joy to the hearts of many […]

  • Revised opening times

    Revised opening times

    We have some important news regarding some changes to the opening times of Hope Pastures. The whole site will close to the public every Monday, except Bank Holidays and School Holidays.  Visitor Centre opening times will change for the winter months – November 6 – March 1st.  The new winter opening times of the Visitor Centre will […]

  • It’s Christmas!

    It’s Christmas!

    .. Okay, so it’s not quite Christmas yet but this is the time that you need to be stocking up on your cards and our special 20th anniversary calendar. Check out our shop to see what we have in store.

  • Remembering Freddie.

    Remembering Freddie.

    Very sad news to bring today as we have said goodbye to our superstar pony Freddie. Little Freddie had been a part of our family for many years, he came to live with us when his owner’s ill health had left them struggling to give him the care he was used to. Freddie was a […]

  • Can you hack it for Hope Pastures?

    Can you hack it for Hope Pastures?

    Hack out for our ponies who can’t. Can you raise money for Hope Pastures by hacking with your horse for 50 miles throughout August? https://bit.ly/3Q7QY4Q Many horses and ponies who come to Hope Pastures may never have experienced the joy of riding open trails and bridleways with a human that loves them. In August it would be […]

  • Winning raffle ticket numbers

    Winning raffle ticket numbers

    Everyone is a winner. Even if you didn’t win one of the fabulous prizes, you are still a winner because your money will go towards the welfare of the animals in our care. Without further ado, here are the winning numbers… 01413 0795 01786 02773 00850 00633 01403 02363 02045 02628 00663 00919 01159 01001 […]

  • Summer Fayre success

    Summer Fayre success

    After a wonderful day at our Summer Fayre, despite the wind and a little bit of rain, we would like to take the time to say a massive thank you to everyone that came and supported the event, to the wonderful staff and volunteers that ran the event and to the sponsors of our Summer […]

  • Well, look who’s home!

    Well, look who’s home!

    Thanks to the amazing care of Gemma and her team at Rainbow Equine Hospital, Buddy and Twinkle arrived back at Hope Pastures this afternoon. On leaving Rainbow, Buddy’s ultrasounds showed clear, and he is responding to antibiotics, and you can see in the photos that they’ve found a new bond of mother and foal love. […]

  • The new boy- Dobby

    The new boy- Dobby

    Last week we took another lovely rescue pony into our care. Meet Dobby Dobby was initially rescued from a horrific location in the same field as Freya and Apache, two other Hope Pastures ponies who were seriously ill when we took them in a few years ago. The field was filled with deceased and very […]

  • Buddy update 19-06-23

    Buddy update 19-06-23

    Thank you so much for your donations to Buddy and Twinkle. This will help us pay the medical bill, which is expected to be in the thousands. This morning we received fantastic news from Rainbow Equine Hospital. Following immediate care from them, little Buddy is responding well to IV fluids and antibiotics. He is bright, […]