ABUSE THOUGH IGNORANCE

ABUSE THOUGH IGNORANCE

Many of the cases we deal with occur because people have no knowledge of how to care for horses or donkeys Meet our newest rescue – a gorgeous little six-year-old pony with spectacular chestnut and white colouring. We were contacted by SEPRONA in Motril who intended...

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HAPPILY HOMED

HAPPILY HOMED

Little Lunita went to her new home last week, somewhere that could not be more different from the conditions she lived in before coming to the Centre. She will have freedom, forage and a friend instead of lonely solitary confinement. There are two small girls in her...

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PALMERA’S PROGRESS

PALMERA’S PROGRESS

Our lovely Palmera is getting bigger – width-wise that is, as her foal is growing. She is also getting heavier, which brings with it more concerns. There is some hopeful news. Our vets have been back to take more X-rays and were amazed to discover that her pedal bone...

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WHO’S LUCKY NOW?!

WHO’S LUCKY NOW?!

Our special boy Lucky - who came to ARCH when he was just two days old - has gone to his new home. Although we had a lot of interest in Lucky, our horse carer and head of homing, Elly Brooks, was determined to find him the ideal situation where he could continue to...

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CARING FOR CORRIE

CARING FOR CORRIE

It can be heart breaking when an old rescue horse arrives at the Centre. So often they are painfully thin and weak, the light has gone from their eyes and their spirits appear broken. You can see that in their prime they must have been someone’s pride and joy and you...

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SAFE AT ARCH

SAFE AT ARCH

Some months ago we were approached by SEPRONA in San Roque, who were pursuing the case of a large dealer's yard full of apparently starving and neglected horses and donkeys. We offered our support, as we always do when approached by the Police. Recently they have been...

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HAPPILY HOMED

HAPPILY HOMED

We would like to share some of our success stories from a difficult year. It is always heart-warming to receive "happily homed" photographs from adopters and fosterers of our rescues. It makes us realise how important our work is, particularly when we remember the...

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BURIED ALIVE

BURIED ALIVE

There are some acts of cruelty so vile that we almost hesitate to share them as we know they will upset our followers. But we feel it is important for the wider public to realise some of the challenges we face and why charities such as ours are so vital in the fight...

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PALMERA HAS A PROBLEM

PALMERA HAS A PROBLEM

This PRE mare came to us in the summer suffering from low-grade laminitis and this, sadly, has worsened over the months. She is suffering from Cushing’s Disease and is on daily medication. Her hormones are complicated by the fact that she is pregnant and. of course,...

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RAGS TO RICHES

RAGS TO RICHES

Thanks to our lovely young supporters Victoria and Cristina Iglesias, we have had a considerable amount of publicity recently.   Here is the full article. ARCH, the Andalusian Rescue Centre for Horses and Donkeys, has been saving animals from abuse, abandonment and...

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FABULOUS FOSTERERS

FABULOUS FOSTERERS

It takes a special kind of horse lover to offer a home to one of our elderly rescues, knowing that their time will be limited. Sarah and David from Coin are two of these special people. Last year they took in 30-year-old Murana as a companion to their much-loved and...

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A SAD STORY

A SAD STORY

When you think you have seen it all, another rescue comes along to shock even the most hardened of our volunteers.  ARCH had been contacted by a mother from east of Malaga, whose son had fallen in love with an apparently abandoned pony near their house. They had been...

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