The National Equine Welfare Council

The National Equine Welfare Council C.I.C (NEWC) works to protect horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, by providing support, guidance and a communication forum to equine organisations, businesses and charities to help raise equine welfare standards nationwide. Read more →

Equine crisis UK

Six welfare charities have issued an updated report about the current equine crisis in the UK, entitled “Left on the verge: In the grip of a horse crisis in England and Wales”. Click here to read the latest report.

Homes needed

Are you looking for a horse, pony or donkey? If you are in this fortunate position, have you considered offering to rehome from one of our member charities? Each animal rehomed will free up a space, making it possible for charities to help more horses, ponies and donkeys in desperate need. Please click here to find out more.


StormStorm. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Storm is a 10 year old 15.2hh bay Thoroughbred gelding. Storm came to Bransby Horses at the request of the RSPCA with two other horses. Storm was emaciated on arrival with severe mud fever on his legs and rain scald across his back. Read more →


SpencerSpencer. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Spencer is a 12 year old 9hh black Shetland gelding. Spencer came to Bransby Horses along with 5 other stallions from an unknown background, they were all castrated on arrival and know happily graze alongside other mares and Read more →


CocoCoco. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Coco is a grey Shetland miniature. Co-Co came to the charity at the request of the RSPCA as a colt. He had been abandoned with a dog after travelers were moved on from their current site. Co-Co was extremely untrusting of people and showed aggression as a form of Read more →


WonkyWonky. Lluest, Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Wonky is a 3 year old 12hh grey, Welsh Mountain gelding. Wonky arrived at the trust in a poor condition his hind legs were weak this is how he got his name. He has now grown into a strong little pony. Wonky is a handsome boy and is good to catch, trim and load. He loves cuddles and to be groomed. Read more →


YoyoYoyo. Lluest Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Yoyo is a 2 year old Welsh 12hh chestnut gelding. Yoyo was rescued from a housing estate, he was tethered since he was a foal. Yoyo is a loving 2year old chestnut gelding. He is a typical young pony that is playful and cheeky. Read more →


WillowWillow. Lluest Horse & Pony Trust. Located in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Willow is a ten year old bay 12.2hh Native mare. Willow came to the charity in 2006 when her owner could not cope with her behaviour, she was very timid and unhandled. Willow has taken a while to develop trust with people but now is at a stage where she can be re-homed to a kind experienced Read more →


EnnisEnnis. Lluest Horse & Pony Trust. Located in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Ennis is a two year old 13.0hh chestnut Welsh Section C gelding. Ennis came to Lluest when his elderly owner could not look after Read more →


HEROHero. Lluest Horse & Pony Trust. Located in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Hero is a five year old 15.0hh brown Cob x gelding. Hero was a young colt living in the middle of a housing estate. He was seized by a local council, when we took him in it was touch and go whether he would survive. Read more →


EdEd. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Ed is a two year old grey Welsh Section A gelding. Ed was taken in at the request of the RSPCA due to Read more →


SparkleSparkle. Horseworld, Bristol. Sparkle is a 13 year old 11.2hh Welsh Section A grey mare. Sparkle is a lovely and lively girl who enjoys fuss and attention and enjoys the company of other ponies, particularly mares. Sparkle can live out 24/7 or be stabled for short periods if needed, but does not enjoy being separated from her equine friends. Sparkle has had issues with insulin resistance and laminitis in the past so is looking for a home experienced with managing ponies requiring diet challenges. Read more →