TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY

TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY

There was an unexpected visitor at the ARCH Rescue Centre recently. Apache, a beautiful young donkey had travelled a long way on foot from France with his new owner and the two had formed a strong bond. Unfortunately, when the pair reached Malaga, on their homeward...
RUNNING WILD

RUNNING WILD

Earlier this year ARCH were involved in the high-profile rescue of severely neglected horses, donkeys and mules from a dealer’s yard near San Roque. We took two mares – Corrie and Frontera – who have recovered well. A short time afterwards we were again approached to...
NEW ARRIVALS

NEW ARRIVALS

LATEST ARRIVALS A sad trio arrived at ARCH recently, victims of appalling neglect and abandonment. The two grey mares were confiscated by SEPRONA and had obviously been suffering from a lack of care for many years. The elder mare, whom we have called Melanie, is 20...
JUSTICE AT LAST

JUSTICE AT LAST

We are heartened and relieved that finally the new animal rights legislation appears to be taking effect. This week there was a landmark conviction in the fight against animal abuse, thanks to the tenacity of our animal rights lawyer, Aritz Toribio and a caring and...
A BATTLE LOST

A BATTLE LOST

It’s been a sad time at ARCH. Our beautiful young stallion Zingaro was put to sleep early one Monday morning. We knew when he came to us in early March with the horrific wound in his shoulder that the outcome was far from certain. We were warned that there was...
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

Among a group of equines rescued from appalling conditions in Malaga last year was a grey mare and her filly foal. The emaciated horses had been roaming around the streets desperately searching for food and had finally been barricaded inside a rubbish dump, where...