The War Horse Memorial Service of Blessing

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Events, News | No Comments
The War Horse Memorial Service of Blessing

Some members of the Mane Chance team were honoured to attend the Service of Blessing for the War Horse Memorial on Tuesday 17 April.  Held in Windsor, it was an unique opportunity to be part of something historic – a major step towards the installation of the most poignant of commemorations.  The War Horse Memorial […]

Community Visits

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Events, News | No Comments
Community Visits

We are delighted to welcome local schools, community groups and charities on site to meet the team, see the Sanctuary and to share our animals with.  Some groups choose to come just to have a visit and cuddles with the horses, chickens and Angel the dog; others are able to spend a few hours and […]

Easter Egg Trail 2018

Posted by on Apr 7, 2018 in Events, News | No Comments
Easter Egg Trail 2018

Considering all of the rain that we have had recently, we were extremely lucky with the weather last Saturday for our Easter Egg trail.  Whilst the ground underfoot was very wet (and very muddy!), all of those taking part were not deterred, even when we had a little drizzle, and they worked their way around […]

Our Four Mares’ special day

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Events, News, Rescue | No Comments
Our Four Mares’ special day

We had a really important but also special day with our four new mares last week. The chestnut, Seren, had a damaged hoof when she came to the Sanctuary and the split in it drastically increased overnight, so after consultation with our vet, we were advised she needed immediate treatment to prevent it damaging more […]

Introducing our three new patrons

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in News | No Comments
Introducing our three new patrons

We are absolutely delighted to introduce three new Patrons – Margaret Keys, Hilary O’Neil and Joe Pasquale.  All three are household names but we wanted to share some details about them as we are so proud to have them as Patrons of Mane Chance!                       […]

Update February 13

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Events, News, Rescue | No Comments
Update February 13

We are delighted to announce names for our latest arrivals to Mane Chance. Taking inspiration from their heritage (they are Welsh Section C ponies), we have chosen some Welsh names – Seren (star) for the chestnut and Carys (love), Eira (snow) and Lili (white lily) for the greys. Now it’s just a matter of being […]

Update February 2

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Rescue | No Comments
Update February 2

After ten days with us they have relaxed enough to feel comfortable to all lay down together – previously one of them always stood look out. They will now come over whenever anyone comes in the field as they are interested – they usually stay just out of reach but they approach each time. Over […]

Duke Of Edinburgh – Spring 2018

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Duke of Edinburgh | No Comments
Duke Of Edinburgh – Spring 2018

Our new group of Duke of Edinburgh students started with us in the middle of January. We have 10 students this time around, some doing their Bronze and others doing their Silver award. One of the Silver students completed the Bronze with us and enjoyed it so much, they’ve returned to gain their Silver. Each […]

Easter Egg Trail

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Events | No Comments
Easter Egg Trail

Join us for our second Easter Egg Trail at the Sanctuary on Saturday 31st March between 10am and 3pm. Last year’s event was hugely popular with young and old. Meet the horses and shetland ponies – including our four mares. See the farm, enjoy the walk and solve the clues along the way to win […]

Alfie

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Archives | No Comments
Alfie

15.2hh 8 years old black Welsh section D gelding. Alfie’s owner has had him since he was a foal but her life has become very busy with children and work and he has become neglected. She wants him to be with someone who can give him more attention and time. Alfie is very affectionate, he’s […]