Local Animal Charity Appeal: Young Horses Need a Home

Nikki Haddock with Sydney and IndiaAbandoned with a group of around 14 other pregnant mares, mum Sydney gave birth to her daughter, India in April this year at Ferne Animal Sanctuary in Wambrook, near Chard, Somerset. The Sanctuary took Sydney in after she was seized by trading standards and no owner could be found. Both mother and baby are now in excellent health. Nikki Haddock, Head of Animal Care at Ferne Animal Sanctuary said: “We are now preparing to wean them so they will both be looking for new homes with people who have experience of training and keeping young horses. Full story: Read more