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  • 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, […]

  • Buddy update 18-06-23

    Buddy update 18-06-23

    After a really promising few days, Buddy is currently very unwell with pneumonia at Rainbow Equine Hospital. We had found a foster mare, and things were heading in the right direction, and Buddy was drinking from her well. Buddy has been getting around-the-clock care and regular temperature checks. We noticed a rise in his temperature […]

  • We all need a little Buddy

    We all need a little Buddy

    Meet Buddy the Orphan foal Buddy is only a few weeks old and sadly his mum passed away last week. This is a truly devastating and sad situation, for the mare, the foal and everyone involved. The bond between mother and foal is so magical and so strong, when the bond is broken it’s truly […]

  • Two new girls join our adoption scheme

    Two new girls join our adoption scheme

    We are proud to say that we have two new girls joining our adoption scheme, Rose and Castle. You can find out more about these two half-sisters on our adoption scheme page

  • Raising the Roof

    We need your help to get the ponies a new roof for their stables! The wind, rain and recent winter snow saw a dramatic end to our upper yard stable roof, leaving us with a substantial bill of £10,000 to provide a replacement! So many of our equines have vulnerabilities – sickness, age, lameness, and […]

  • 2022 round up

    Happy new Year to all our supporters, volunteers, staff and our trustees. 2022 has been another really busy year with lots of horses and ponies needing our help. Our residents on site have also required a lot of special care and training, which we always provide to our best abilities. We have 23 animals on […]

  • Well done Kerry

    Anyone who has visited our Hope Pastures Tack Sales & Live Auctions will know that it’s run by an amazing group of volunteers. Led by Sarah, Tracie, Kerry, and Hannah, sort, clean, and resell used tack donated by members of the public to raise much-needed funds for Hope Pastures. Now Kerry has been recognised for […]

  • We three foals

    Meet our latest arrivals. Foals Badger, Bear and Sunny are three foals who needed a safe place to go for various reasons so we were happy to be able to help them. Badger and Bear are really nervous and unsocialised after a bad start in life. They are getting braver day by day and learning […]

  • Black Jack

    Meet little Jack He’s only been with us a short while and has stolen our hearts already! He’s been on an unfortunate journey in life in recent years judging by how incredibly thin he is – especially for a Shetland! They are usually so difficult to get to lose weight. Fortunately for Jack, some people […]

  • 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 […]