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Abandoned foal Teddy celebrates 1st birthday

This Bank Holiday Monday we were delighted to celebrate abandoned foal Teddy's 1st birthday at The Horse Trust. Teddy was found starving and abandoned, all alone without his mother on a busy roadside in Buckinghamshire in September 2012. He was…

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Farewell to London’s Bravest Police Horse

It has been a sad week at The Horse Trust as we very suddenly and unexpectedly lost Chiswick (Daniel) one of our retired police horses and a much-loved member of our herd. Chiswick originally came to us for several months…

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Shrek comes to The Horse Trust

Shrek is a 17.3hh, 17 year old gelding who has retired to The Horse Trust after serving with the City of London Police for 8 years. Gorgeous grey Shrek patrolled the City of London streets and his duties ranged from…

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Chiswick makes his return to The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust is delighted to welcome back one of our former residents, Chiswick. He originally came to us for several months respite back in February 2012. However, after 12 years’ service, he is now permanently retiring from the Metropolitan…

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Duke’s Great Escape

On Sunday 28th October, our gorgeous Spindles Farm survivor, Duke, decided to attempt a daring escape from his field.  After making it over the fence and on to the yard, he climbed up a huge mountain of soil. However, after…

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A New Arrival from The RAF Halton Saddle Club

On the 26th October 2012 we welcomed our newest resident Cordoba, a 15 year old Bay Gelding. Affectionately known as ‘Dobes’, he joins us from The RAF Halton Saddle Club. The Saddle Club aims to ensure personnel from all ranks…

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Fidelity Blenheim International Horse Trials 2012

The Horse Trust was delighted to be named as the nominated charity at the Fidelity Blenheim International Horse Trials 2012, which ran from 6-9th September. The Horse Trust wowed the crowds with our daily Black Beauty Parade, starring our very…

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Thames Valley Titan

One of the highlights of Blenheim for The Horse Trust was the retirement of 16 year old Thames Valley Police Horse Titan in the Main Arena. 18.3hh Shire Cross Titan who weighs in at just under a tonne and is…

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Dora Appeal

Pandora (Dora) is a 15hh bay mare thought to be in her late teens.  Dora was found abandoned, severely underweight and in desperate need of care and veterinary treatment. Dora arrived at The Horse Trust on Saturday 15th September after…

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Angel Passes Onto Greener Pastures

The Horse Trust based in Speen, Buckinghamshire has sadly said goodbye to Spindles Farm rescue horse Angel who was a firm favourite with visitors and staff alike. Angel had survived the horrors of extreme neglect along with over 100 other…

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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 and horse receives extensive training to ensure both horse and rider are well equipped to…

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