Keeping a horse or pony is a huge, life changing responsibility.
At Here4Horses we firmly believe the decision should not be taken lightly.
When the founding trustees set out on the road to launching this charity, one decision in particular was unanimous. Any horse or pony taken into our care would remain in the ownership of Here4Horses, for all of its life.
We therefore look for likeminded carers, who understand our desire to secure a good future for our animals, some of which have suffered immeasurably. We seek to establish long term relationships, which ultimately enhance both the lives of our horses and ponies, as well as the people who look after them for us.
Our Foster ponies are often youngsters needing time to grow and mature, prior to returning to us for further training and education. These can be foals to four year olds, capable of being a wonderful asset to those with their own youngster needing sane company and a playmate. We also have older animals with issues preventing them from being ridden or driven, making them suitable as companions.
All of our foster horses and ponies require the best of care and attention to their needs.
Alternatively, our Loanie Ponies are offered with a view to providing opportunities for those wishing to ride – or drive. We do occasionally have horses but the majority are under 13.2hh and therefore suitable for children and small adults. These horses and ponies have been trained by us and are potential perfect partners for both happy hackers or future international stars.
We happily leave these ponies in your care for as long as you desire.
If or when the time comes for them to return to us, perhaps once they are outgrown, we look once again for the next lucky person to take their reins.