July 2011 – approx 100 of the Jeparit Ponies which were left at the property where we had already rescued 150+ from, were slaughtered by DPI (Department of Primary Industry). Due to an ignorant public outcry of people who sat behind their computer screens and criticised how wrong we were for doing it, but wouldn’t […]
Pony Rescues is an active advocate in raising awareness of animal welfare issues, drawing attention to cases of neglect and abuse. We are not just about ponies and horses but they are closest to our heart.
On Saturday the 4th of Feb 2012 i got a phone call from a horse dealer asking if i would take an extremely underweight fullterm and bagged up pregnant thoroghbred mare..he had been rang by the owner to take 13 he took the other 12 but refused her due to her condition hence the call […]
In the past we at Pony Rescues have successfully purchased / rescued horses from the Pens at the Hamilton Horse Sales. To date it has been Hamilton a welsh cross cob, Milton a welsh cross pony and 2 foals Milly and Tony of connemara x breeding. All 4 of these horses were last in […]
SECRET SURRENDER WHAT IS SECRET SURRENDER? SECRET SURRENDER IS A PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL ALTERNATIVE- AN INVITATION TO CONSIDER!! The Aim is to give people the opportunity and encouragement, without public exposure or attention drawn to the owner, wether it be the neighbour or other curious members of the community or even the authorities such as […]
Purchased Monday 16th April 2012 at the Hamilton Sales, Vic. MILTON is Part Welsh Pony and his behavior is consistent with a pony that has never been handled but just in a few days he has become accustomed to human involvement in his life and seems to be taking to it quite nicely now.