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 […]
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 […]
Ruth was surrendered to Pony Rescues on the 2nd April 2012. She has two main concerns and the first a leg injury that had old bandage still in situ which was attended to immediately on arrival at new destination by a Vet. The second concern is Ruths eye . Both concerns are being attended to […]
ITS A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL! One of our purchasers of the rescued Jeparit Ponies was talking to a lady and she can remember the horses from 30 years ago. If she is right, they are not all line breed as Welshies and others. “I think Australian ponies were added to the mob and the […]