The Mare and Foal Sanctuary Summer Raffle Winners 2023
26 September 2023
We are excited to announce the winning ticket numbers for our Summer Raffle 2023. Congratulations to the winners!
Mare and Foal Sanctuary teams across the South West champion patron Angela as she embarks on her Strictly Come Dancing journey
14 September 2023
Teams from The Mare and Foal Sanctuary are eagerly preparing to champion our patron, Angela Rippon CBE, as she graces the dance floor in the highly anticipated 21st season of Strictly Come Dancing.
Rescuing neglected equines
25 August 2023
The Mare and Foal Sanctuary was involved in a multi-agency equine welfare case in Devon during April 2022, involving over 20 equines found emaciated and suffering.
Remembering SWEP founder, Maureen Rolls
28 July 2023
We are deeply saddened to share the news that Maureen Rolls, former trustee and founder of South West Equine Protection has passed away.
Sharing insights at the HETI UK Spring Forum 2023
13 June 2023
The Mare and Foal Sanctuary are proud members of The Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International AISBL (HETI). This year, we travelled to Horseworld Trust in Bristol to share our insights on this year’s theme: How can we ensure our Equine Assisted Services provide a positive experience for our equine partners?
Discover the magic of horses and join us for open days and exclusive events
26 May 2023
Have you have ever wondered what goes on in an equine rescue sanctuary? Or perhaps you are keen to meet horses and ponies and learn about their incredible lives? Look no further than our upcoming open days. These special events are packed with inspiring demonstrations, fun family activities and refreshments.
Experience an unforgettable art exhibition at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary this summer
18 May 2023
Art isn’t just for galleries. This summer, Devon’s art scene will get a unique addition when artist Kathy Nettles brings her extraordinary collection of 30 horse and pony paintings to The Mare and Foal Sanctuary’s Coombe Park Education and Equestrian Centre near Totnes in Devon. The exhibition will be the final event in the charity’s 30th anniversary celebrations.
‘Big Help Out’ Opportunities at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary
4 May 2023
Thousands of organisations across the country are getting together to give us all the chance to help out in our own local communities to mark the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III
Managing strangles: Learning from the past to protect the future
4 May 2023
In 2015 The Mare and Foal Sanctuary encountered a prolonged strangles outbreak. The outbreak lasted seven months, it had a profound effect on our ability to rescue horses and claimed the lives of four of our residents.