Rescuing and re-homing equines since 1974
Molly

Molly

We are sad to announce that we lost Molly recently due to a tragic accident whilst in the field.

A new horse was introduced in to the herd and all seemed well until Molly was found with an injured leg which could not be treated and so she was put to sleep.

As the pecking order is re-established whenever a new horse is introduced there is always a little bit of kicking and squealing and we are always careful to observe how the horses are getting along and we never leave them until we are satisfied that they are settled and happy, on this occasion there was most probably a squabble around feeding time which resulted in Molly being injured.
We are all devastated and miss Molly very much, as do all of her horsey family.

We are just thankful that Molly was 100% well loved and cared for right up until the end and that we were lucky enough to have known her and helped her through her fear of humans.

Molly was a very traumatised pony when she arrived as a stray over 10 years ago and was so frightened that nobody could touch her.
Over the years we gained her trust and Molly became a very well behaved and brave little pony who was always the boss of the field.
In her older years she had developed several health problems relating to her teeth and sinuses and had began to go grey around her head which all indicated that she was quite an elderly pony.

Things certainly are not the same without little Molly who used to always lead the gang in from their field by galloping up in front and tossing her mane.

Her stable is empty and it feels like a big part of Hope Pastures is missing without her little head looking over her door in the morning, we have very fond memories of Molly and will never forget her as she was such a strong and brave little mare.

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