Dusty’s progress

Dusty’s progress

Dusty was one of three ponies rescued from appalling conditions in Valle de Algaidas north of Malaga. She was rehomed a few months ago at Los Prados, a local livery stables. They have just sent us the following report on her progress there. "Just a little progress...

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Come and Join Our Team!

Come and Join Our Team!

We are always happy to welcome new volunteers into the ARCH family. Members of our team come in all shapes, sizes and ages (our youngest is in her teens, our oldest in his eighties). And we have many different nationalities on our list too. We all share a passion and...

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On the box

On the box

The local TV station came to film a short piece on ARCH recently to find out how we had been managing during the strict lock down. We have been extremely fortunate to have had such dedicated core volunteers as access was very restricted and they were often asked to...

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

And here we have ....... MERCEDES! Our donkey matriarche was 24 years old on June 1st. Mercedes came from a trekking centre several years ago and suffers badly from arthritis, though she can get to her feed bucket at an amazing speed!. She has also been known to go...

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Our shop is back!

Our shop is back!

After seemingly endless weeks when the shutters were down on our charity shop in Alhaurin, staff and customers alike were delighted to see it open again. Subject, of course, to the safety measures and hygiene protocols demanded in these strange times. As we rely to a...

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Flying higher

Flying higher

Very often horses arrive at the Centre with no papers or details, others have green cards but no names, so we have to choose something suitable. When an emaciated grey mare arrived earlier in the year, confiscated from an owner who had previously allowed horses to die...

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Spreading her wings

Spreading her wings

Our little sparrow, Gorrion, has come a long way since she arrived in a very sorry state in February. She was one of a large group of horses subject to a protracted court case and was being "fostered", along with her foal. Her foal had died (we have no further...

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From rags to riches!

From rags to riches!

It was our wonderful animal rights' lawyer Aritz, instrumental in the rescue of this neglected young buckskin mare, who named her Princesa. Unbelievably skinny, with a coat riddled with lice, her owner had tried to tidy her up for sale by starting to plait her mane...

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Many thanks to our supporters

Many thanks to our supporters

As we receive no government funding, despite working closely with the authorities, we rely on our volunteers and supporters to continue our rescue work. Sometimes when we are struggling financially it is hard to respond to pleas for help. During the most severe...

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Freedom for Liberty!

Freedom for Liberty!

Our work did not stop during lock down.  Liberdad (Liberty) was confiscated by SEPRONA in Huelva along with an emaciated galgo (greyhound), who has been saved by a local dog rescue. At two years old this filly was unused to a halter and it took a long time to get her...

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Sunday open mornings are back!

Sunday open mornings are back!

After seemingly endless weeks of lock down the ARCH team were delighted to be able to reopen the Centre to visitors and resume our popular open Sunday mornings from 9.00am to 14.00hrs. Children in particular enjoy these as they are able to learn about our rescues and...

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One lucky boy!

One lucky boy!

Lucky and his mother Moni have come a long way since they were rescued from waste ground after the storms last November. Our tiny foal is now a healthy young man, full of fun and curiosity. He has been adopted by our own Elly Brooks and has recently gone to live with...

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