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There are a variety of horses looking for loving homes at Blue Cross – from ridden horses, to youngsters and companions. Blue Cross take in, rehabilitate and rehome horses & ponies; we also provide advice and support to owners.

Rolleston Rehoming Centre

At the Rolleston centre near Burton-on-Trent, they have facilities for up to 55 horses and also have horses looking for new homes on the Home2Home scheme. The horses are rehomed on a loan basis which can be long or short term, depending on what you are looking for and the needs of the individual horses.

Contact details

Address: Hilda Archer Sanctuary, Dovecliff Road, Rolleston-on-Dove, Staffordshire DE13 9AU

Telephone: 0300 777 1520 Fax: 0300 777 1521 Email:

Opening hours

The centre is open to visitors on Wednesday 12-4pm (7pm during the summer) Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 12.00 – 4.00 pm. They are also open Monday, Tuesday and Friday but visiting is by appointment only.


Burford Rehoming Centre

Burford have facilities for around 60 horses. They also offer long and short term loans depending on the needs of both horse and owner.

Contact details

Address: Blue Cross, Shilton Road, Burford, Oxforshire, OX18 4PF

Telephone: 0300 777 1570 (10.30am until 4.00pm every day but Thursday) Fax: 0300 777 1576 Email:

Opening hours:

11.00am – 3.45pm, Mon-Wed and Fri-Sun. Closed Thursdays.

Please note: The stables are not open to the public so to avoid disappointment please call ahead to make an appointment.


Laura Pearce, Horse Rehoming Co-ordinator Direct line: 01993 825 616