Weʼve raised £1,175 to fund the rehabilitation of abandoned foals Nova & Ember, just months old.
- Berkshire, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 2nd March 2018
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On the 23rd of October, our friends at The Retreat Animal Shelter (https://www.facebook.com/retreatrescuedequine/) in Kent were called to help at a mass abandonment case - as well as many adult ponies dumped, they discovered a field with seven foals in it, the youngest just two months old. No mothers in sight. Despite being full to capacity, The Retreat team could not rest knowing these babies were outside, alone, and certainly would not survive the winter without their mothers or expert care.
SAFE were happy to offer to take the youngest two foals. Despite being full, these little ones won't take much room, and will eventually be perfect playmates for our darling Luis. They arrived at our Vets on 31st October and will join us at SAFE HQ on 4th November.
Both boys are completely feral and untrusting. Ember is the smallest and youngest. He is underweight, has a mild chest infection and conjunctivitis, and really should be with his mum at only two months old. He is on antibiotics. Nova is around three months and is doing well in comparison. Both boys have started to take special feed and hay from the vet nurses.
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Feb 15, 2018
Feb 5, 2018
Jan 1, 2018
Happy New Year to you all. Keep up the good work.
Dec 24, 2017
A stocking filler for Aulin is a voucher for Hay for the ponies. Keep warm and safe little ones. Good wishes to all that keep you that way xxx
Dec 22, 2017
My Christmas donation in lieu of sending Christmas cards. Keep up the excellent work and well done to all of you making an amazing difference xx
Dec 21, 2017
Dec 20, 2017
Keep up your fantastic work saving these poor little ponies x
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