Posted by Kathryn on Mar 28, 2008 in Association News | 1 comment
At ERF HQ, we would like to say a huge thank you to all our members and supporters who have contacted us today to offer their support and their help. We have been extremely moved that so many of you have taken the time to get in touch and assure you all that we are continuing forward with ERF despite the short term issues facing us.
One e-mail in particular has reminded us of the impact that we...
Something that has come to light recently is the number of people who have moved over to France to a property with a bit more land than a garden, and decide to get a horse or donkey to keep the grass down. Yes, these animals make wonderful companions but please realise that they are not merely there to replace your lawnmower! They are a huge commitment both financially and time wise. The points...
Posted by Kathryn on Mar 20, 2008 in Donkeys, Rescues | 0 comments
As promised, here is a short update on our little Titos…..
He has now been wormed, de-loused and we have started to medicate the areas where he has hair loss - it is not yet clear whether these have been caused by mites or through mishandling and a badly fitting head collar. He is currently in isolation in a stable with access to an enclosed courtyard but he is talking to the donkeys...
Today a team from ERF travelled down into the Dordogne to rescue a 2 year donkey, Titos.
Last week he lost his 3 donkey friends to the butcher and was just waiting til the next meat lorry turned up for him…..luckily he now won’t have to endure that fate.
The place we collected him from can only be described as a discard centre for the sick,old and of no further use before they get...
“Just to let you know that your advert has found an excellent home for our girls. Thank you so much for your help.”
We are very pleased that these remarkable previously rescued Trotters have found a new home via the ERF website!Have a look at the other horses advertised on there under...