Somerset Animal Sanctuary Needs Home for Endangered Breed Ponies

image001Ferne Animal Sanctuary is urgently seeking a new home for Quiver and Quintus, two rare breed Eriskay ponies. They originally came to live at the Sanctuary when due to the owners’ ill-health they could no longer be cared for. Despite Ferne rehoming them again, unfortunately, nearly three years on, Quiver and Quintus have now lost their grazing home due to the land being redeveloped for housing. Nikki Haddock, Head of Equine at Ferne Animal Sanctuary said: “The Eriskay breed is critically endangered – this means there are less than 300 breeding mares left – which is rarer than the Giant Panda! Full story: Read more