Shetland Project

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Shetland Project

As many of you know, within our herd we currently have 8 Shetland ponies. It is our desire to establish a dedicated area for them, suitable to their differing needs from our main herd in terms of forage and environment. Historically, Shetland ponies are used to quite sparse conditions in their original habitat. Over time, […]

Charity Gala

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Charity Gala

We are delighted to announce details of our first Charity Gala to be held in London. Following on from the success of our last 3 galas at Windsor, it is now time to bring the event to the big stage in the West End. Sunday, November 19th at the Phoenix Theatre in Charing Cross Road, […]

Bingo Night

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Bingo Night

FRIDAY NIGHT IS NOT FRIGHT NIGHT!!!!! We all know you can’t have more fun than a night at the Bingo and even better than having that, it’s having the fun on Friday 13th!!! We’re holding a fundraising Bingo night on Friday 13th October at 7.30pm in the Compton Village Hall. EVERYONE is welcome and we […]

Open Day 2017

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Open Day 2017

My goodness, what a great day we had on Sunday at our Open Day. Someone, somewhere was looking after us as the sun shone until about 10 minutes after the last person left and then the heavens opened. We couldn’t have asked for better. The volunteers were brilliant arriving from early hours, many having spent […]

Pond Week

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Pond Week

For a few years, Jenny has harboured a dream of having a pond at the sanctuary for many reasons – to assist with the land drainage, to educate about nature and as part of the feng shui strategy for the site energy. Next Sunday at our Open Day, Eamonn Holmes, will officially unveil this dream. […]

Share a Shettie

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Share a Shettie

We are delighted to announce details of our new initiative, ‘Share a Shettie’. This is a unique opportunity to spend time with a young friend or family member whilst caring for one of our lovely Ponies. Adults (over 18) are invited to bring a son, daughter, grandchild, godchild, niece, nephew or just a friend (8-17 […]

Sponsors Day

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Sponsors Day

As part of our Horse Sponsorship package, all our sponsors are invited to attend a tour of the horses and meet their sponsored horse on certain days in the year. This involves an update on the workings of the Sanctuary and what is planned for the future. Then the group of sponsors, which is normally […]

Corporate Volunteering

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Corporate Volunteering

We love to welcome Corporate volunteers to the Sanctuary for the day. It is fantastic for us when companies and employees are willing to give us their time to help us with the projects that we find so hard to complete in the normal working week. Having extra enthusiastic hands on site is such a […]

Open Day

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
Open Day

We are delighted to announce details of this year’s Big Summer Open Day to be held on Sunday 20th August at the sanctuary in Compton. Gates will open at 12 noon on the day and adults and children of all ages are welcome. The day includes three guided tours of our horses at 1pm, 2.30pm […]

2017 Royal Parks Half Marathon

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Events, News | No Comments
2017 Royal Parks Half Marathon

We are delighted to have secured places for six runners to take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon this year. The race is on 8th October 2017 and takes in four of London’s eight royal parks along its scenic route – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. You can see […]