Introducing…Nia and Netty
4 December 2023
Little three-month-old foal Netty and her dam Nia have got members of the public to thank for their beautiful new names after a competition which prompted more than 500 name suggestions from all over the UK.
The Welsh moorland ponies are among our newest arrivals after a multi-agency rescue in Wales on Wednesday 08 November.
Strictly fever at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary
10 November 2023
Strictly fever has swept The Mare and Foal Sanctuary in preparation for our patron, Angela Rippon, to shine again this weekend….
Blog: Chief Executive Sarah Jane Williamson on Being an Inspirational Leader
3 November 2023
Being inspirational is not something we usually set out to be.
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.