13 Jan
Taking the stress out of moving

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Equine news | 0 comments

Many well-socialised horses take so readily to new places and situations that it can be easy to forget that, as a species, horses are neophobes – in simple terms, they are frightened of new things and new situations. This trait stood their wild ancestors in good stead as prey animals: being suspicious of rustles in the bushes might mean the difference between life and death. A new environment is one in which the location of threats and resources is at first unknown – we have all seen a horse released into a new field exploring with a heightened awareness, all senses working hard to give the horse the information he needs. Horses are also herd animals, and in an established herd they have access to familiar resources, security, social relationships and the opportunity to ‘just be a...

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02 Dec
Care to Share

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Horses4Homes has partnered up with the British Equestrian Federation, to  run the Care to Share project.  Care to Share aims to link up horse owners and  potential sharers online and help them start a share agreement.  So if you are a  horse...

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02 Dec
Winter has come!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Equine news | 0 comments

Successfully overwintering your horse out 24/7 Although as humans we may prefer our central heating and heavyweight duvets, the vast majority of horses are able to winter out, given the right conditions, and many are happier doing so. For horses...

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02 Dec
Spreading the happiness by removing the worry

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in Equine news | 0 comments

Rehoming a horse or pony can be, as anyone who has done it will know, a stressful experience for all concerned – the original owner, the new home and the horse him or herself. For the owner, when compelled by circumstances to find a new home for...

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01 Nov
Sharing – helping people & horses

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

The charity Horses4Homes and the British Equestrian Federation are working in partnership to help horses, owners and people seeking to share a horse through the project “Care to Share”. As anyone involved with horses will know, horse ownership...

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16 Aug
Happily Ever After…

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Equine news, Testimonial | 0 comments

“I just wanted to say that I am super happy with my rehomed horse from Horses4Homes. Queenie, despite not being ridden for some time has gone from strength to strength and is now competing at endurance events and winning rosettes. She is great fun...

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16 Aug
The Perfect Match!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Equine news, Testimonial | 0 comments

“I was looking for a weight carrier and had been on the site several times, and one day I came across this gorgeous big bay mare, she is a Shire cross Thoroughbred, 17.2 hands and the page stated she could carry my weight, she wasn’t a...

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30 Sep
The assistance I received during this sometimes heartbreaking process was invaluable

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Equine news, Testimonial | 0 comments

I would highly recommend Horses4Homes to anyone wishing to rehome their horse or pony. The assistance I received during this sometimes heartbreaking process was invaluable but I am now completely reassured that my highland gelding William has...

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27 Jul
Harri- Beau: Doing well.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Harri is just as loved now as he was the first time I saw him nearly 2 years ago ! He has the sweetest nature and a real pleasure to own. Last year as a 3 yr old he did two in-hand shows as education and was such a super star he won a championship...

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22 Jul
Horses4Homes helps owner rehome 2 horses together.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Equine news, News, Welfare News | 0 comments

“I felt very anxious when I found myself in the position of having to re-home my two horses. A friend recommended the charity to me and I can honestly say it has helped to take so much stress out of a difficult situation. They carefully match...

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20 Jul
Winners of Prize Draw.

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Equine news, Featured, News | 0 comments

Congratulations to Linda Lightowler and Joan Waddington 2 lucky winners of the recent prize draw for tickets to Royal International Horse show. I am sure they will have a fun filled day. A big thank you to HORSEMART for donating the tickets. Thank...

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