Fundraiser for new equine charity

One of the horses helped by the North Devon Equine Centre.

One of the horses helped by the North Devon Equine Centre. - Credit: Archant

North Devon charity will help rehome horses and ponies in need.

A NEW rescue centre for horses and ponies is hosting a fundraising event on November 16 in Barnstaple.

Ann Sim, of North Devon Equine Rescue, said the centre already has 12 horses and ponies resident due to neglect, abuse and change of circumstances.

She said: “We have recently set up our organisation in a beautiful location just on side skirts of Barnstaple.

“We will be running our equine rescue solely on donations and sponsors and our aim is to offer warmth, food and a kind hand to help our equine friends find their forever, loving, long term homes.


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“All over the country all rescue centres have reached their highest levels of intake and I’m hoping too take the pressure off.

“We will insure they go on too they best of homes by adoption only with regular checks to safe guard their future.”

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The charity is also looking for long term sponsors for one of its long term residents who is blind and very nervous of human contact.

North Devon Equine Rescue will be hosting an equine sale at St John’s Community Hall next to the Rose Lane Tesco store on November 16.

Sellers can arrive from 11.30am and buyers from midday until 2pm. There are 40 tables available, to pre book call Ann on 07970 998447.

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