Rescuing and re-homing equines since 1974





Hope Pastures Animal Action Awards Winner 2007

10th December 2007 Sophie, our yard manager, was selected by the THE BRITISH EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION as one of seven finalists in the ‘Groom of the year’ competition. Everyone was very pleased Sophie has been recognised for the work that she has done over the years. She deserves to be nominated for such a prestigious award in recognition of her dedication and commitment to animal welfare. Sophie said ” the part of the job I love most is seeing the horses get back to their full health”. Well done Sophie!!

Jim-AwardFebruary 26th 2010 We were very proud when one of our long  time volunteers, Jim O’Neil, was the winner of the LEEDS YEAR OF VOLUNTEERING ENVIRONMENTS, PARKS AND WILDLIFE AWARD. Jim comes to the sanctuary every morning to help the yard staff water the horses and deal with the odd jobs around the place. The wild birds that visit Hope Pastures also appreciate all that Jim does as he tops up all the bird feeders everyday through the long winter months. 

Well done Jim, you deserve it.


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