Home of Rest

02nd November 2020

Our Winter 2020 newsletter is here!

If you’ve signed-up to receive the The Horse Trust newsletter, then keep an eye out for our latest issue! The Horse Trust Winter 2020 Newsletter […]
28th August 2015
Weddings at The Horse Trust

Weddings at The Horse Trust

Choose us for your special day – weddings at The Horse Trust After the announcement that we can now hold Weddings at The Horse Trust, […]
24th August 2015

Part-Time Groom Vacancy at The Horse Trust

Part time Groom/Yard Hand Saturday or Sunday Closing date for applications is: 4.30 pm Friday 4th September 2015 General daily yard duties and horse care […]
19th August 2014
Rescue horse Polly is now well enough to meet the herd

Six months after arrival Polly is well enough to meet the herd

Rescue horse Polly, the sole survivor of the three emaciated horses found abandoned in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire in February is finally well enough to […]
29th October 2012

Much-Loved Resident From Ebony Horse Club Takes a Break at The Horse Trust

On the 23rd October 2012 we welcomed our newest resident Jolly, all the way from the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton.  The Ebony Horse Club […]
04th September 2012

Home of Rest Closed until Easter 2013

The Horse Trust is closing for a major make over The Horse Trust will be closing to the public from Tuesday 4th September until Easter […]
27th June 2012

Working Horses Settle into Their New Home at The Horse Trust

Standing at just 16hh, 17 year old, ex-army bay gelding Hagrid is the latest addition to the herd at The Horse Trust.  Hagrid is certainly […]
15th February 2012

A Long Serving Northumbria Police Recruit is Heading off to Pastures New

There’ll be ‘neigh’ more work for police horse Pern who is retiring after 16 years with the force. The chestnut gelding, who is over 17 […]
08th February 2012

One of London’s Bravest horses takes a break from the barricades

Today, The Horse Trust welcomes two new arrivals from the Metropolitan Police to its Home of Rest for Horses in Buckinghamshire.  Police horse Chiswick was […]
02nd February 2012

Student Riot Horses take a break at The Horse Trust

Metropolitan Police horses Chiswick and Brigadier are from two different London mounted stables.  Chiswick from Hyde Park and Brigadier from Imber Court, where every officer […]
20th October 2011

GMP Horses that Policed Riots in Manchester Retire to The Horse Trust

Four brave police horses from the Greater Manchester Police have retired to The Horse Trust’s sanctuary. The four horses have notched up nearly 50 years […]
10th August 2011

The Horse Trust Welcomes In Three Metropolitan Police Horses.

Three long-serving police horses from the Metropolitan Police force have arrived at The Horse Trust. Metropolitan Police horse Vernon, is retiring to the sanctuary, while […]
09th August 2011

Lovestruck Shetland ponies reunited at The Horse Trust

Piglet and Rosie, two rescued Shetland ponies, have been reunited at The Horse Trust in Speen, Buckinghamshire, after six months apart. 10hh skewbald mare Rosie […]
27th June 2011

Police Horse Clyde Receives Commendation at Royal Ascot Before Retiring to The Horse Trust

After a long, distinguished career policing the streets of ThamesValley and surrounding forces, police horse Clyde received a Chief Constable’s commendation at Royal Ascot on […]
16th June 2011

The Horse Trust holds 125th anniversary horse parade and unveils plans for the Home of Rest

Equine charity The Horse Trust last week held a horse parade at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire to celebrate its 125th anniversary. The charity has […]
19th May 2011

Largest police horse in the UK gets respite at The Horse Trust

Thames Valley Police horse Titan on Wednesday arrived at The Horse Trust’s sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire where he will spend at least six months on […]
15th February 2011

Longest serving Greater Manchester Police horse retires to The Horse Trust

Dickens, a horse that has been with the Greater Manchester Police force for 15 years has retired to The Horse Trust’s Home of Rest for […]
26th January 2011

Metropolitan Police Horse Receives Respite Care at The Horse Trust Before 2012 Olympics

Gwain, an 18hh grey gelding, is coming to The Horse Trust for a year’s respite because he suffers from intermittent lameness caused by navicular syndrome. […]
12th October 2010

Diary of the Rehabilitation of Rescue Pony Pixie by Claire Clark

In January, The Horse Trust  rescued Pixie, a 12hh grey mare, who was found abandoned. I was asked to look after her as I’ve worked […]
29th April 2010

The Horse Trust Appeals For Home For Mare Abandoned at Christmas

Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust is looking for a home for Bess, an affectionate mare who was found abandoned on Boxing Day. Bess, a 12hh […]