A huge thanks to Angela Corner for her effort in detailing in italics the frankly incredible statistics below. This is the link to the FEI results of The President’s Cup 13 Feb 2015 she discusses, clearly showing the disqualifications. “Faked Endurance...
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                        Brandy and Phoebus have joined their new friend Princess in a wonderful new setting! We know that their previous guardian was desperately sad to see them go, but we are absolutely sure she will be happy when she sees the photos of them in their new...
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                  Just a quick update to let everyone see the very gorgeous pair happily settled! We remember picking Titos up as a tiny wee donkey from a very unpleasant dealer’s yard a few years ago, you can find the story HERE We wish Titos and Teddy all the best in their new home, and we’re sure they will be showered with love and...
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Happy Hugo!

Hugo’s guardians have very kindly sent us an update on him, with some photos included.                         Hugo has been an ERF horse since the very beginning, and when his first guardians had to give him up a few years ago, he was rehomed directly to Katy and her Mum. He has a lovely home where he has the life suited to his...
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                        We’re sad to say that after a change in her guardian’s circumstances, the very gorgeous girlie Brandy is looking for a new home. She has lived with her companion Phoebus for several years now, and whilst Phoebus isn’t an ERF donkey, we would like if possible for them to be rehomed together as...
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Faith, Hope and Charity

      We at ERF are over the moon to be able to reveal that the Hope Association has shown faith in us, and has given us a brilliantly generous donation from their fundraising efforts. This was completely out of the blue and we can’t begin to express how much it has meant to us to have recognition for what we do, and financial support to help us continue. We work so hard...
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Enduring Observations

                        ERF is very grateful to Australian Vet and Endurance Rider, Anna Erickson, for allowing us to reproduce her comment on Endurance riding from her perspective.  This is even more significant as news is filtering through from the Middle East that various UAE Endurance Stables are insisting that the FEI has...
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Shivers is a frustrating and miserable condition for horses, and this article is fascination and well worth reading. Lets hope the research done here can go some way to providing help for those unfortunate to be affected by it. http://equusmagazine.com/article/mystery-shivers-26427 There is video evidence here of how severe this problem can...
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                It’s a while since we had time to attend a market, and as Chénérailles was needing looked, at we went. We were surprised to see big lorries from all over France for such a small market – Haute-Saône, Deux-Sèvres, Aude, Cantal, Vienne, Savoie and the Ardèche, and all commercial meat dealers. There appeared to be Portuguese...
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A huge THANK YOU!!!

                Equine Rescue France would like to say a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed and donated at our recent Facebook auction! We have raised a massive 780€, which is excellent news and we are so excited to be able to tell you how this funding has helped our cause. So here’s a brief summary of our recent expenses,...
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                        Grace’s guardians have sent us some photographs of her, and an update – it’s just brilliant, and we are so pleased Grace has finally got such a fabulous home! I’m just going to quote what was said in the email because it’s great news! After weeks of patience and hard work we...
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Enduring Dismissal

An open statement from Marc van den Dungen, who resigned from the Technical Committee of the KNHS ( Dutch National Equestrian Federation) last year because of concerns over horse welfare in the UAE. His words below remain unaltered. Doping and the Dutch Elite Endurance Team I know, many people no longer want to hear the negative news and now prefer to only receive the...
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Molly and Merlin update

            These photos are from last spring and Summer, don’t they look wonderful?! Molly and Merlin, after a couple of false starts have settled very happily into their new home, having been there since 2012. Before this, we had the unfortunate experience of a guardian trimming their feet by himself despite it being stated in the contract that was not...
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Asal update

                      Compared to some of the equines that pass through our hands, Asal has led a charmed life. His owner, who had inherited some donkeys with his new house, needed to find him a new home. He wanted the donkeys to be safe for life, so chose ERF to rehome for him as all our equines go out under contract. We were approached by...
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