World famous eventer joins us for top flight clinic


We’re welcoming back one of the world’s best known jumping coaches to help the region’s riders train over the winter. Eric Smiley (FBHS) travels the world teaching – from America to Dubai and South Africa to Denmark – and his credentials speak for themselves. He was named Irish Field Event Rider of the Year in …

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Why horsing around can change children’s lives


  Two devoted mums have adopted rescue ponies claiming they can transform the lives of children with autism. Tracy Darke and Hayley Smith have been working closely with Devon charity the Mare & Foal Sanctuary after discovering the animals had a profound effect on the happiness of their autistic youngsters. Now they want to spread …

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Gold, Frankincense and Mare – join us for some Christmas fun

Sanctuary appeals for people not to eat Dartmoor pony meat

We are urging people NOT to buy or eat Dartmoor Pony meat – totally refuting claims it could save the breed. The Sanctuary has hit back at suggestions selling the meat would increase the value of the Dartmoor herds and have called for better breeding controls to prevent the ponies being slaughtered in the first …

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