New Arrival at Equine Welfare Centre
the small hours of the morning on Saturday 20 April the first foal
of 2002 was born at Glenda Spooner Farm, the ILPH (International
League for the Protection of Horses)
equine recovery and rehabilitation centre, near Hoarwithy in Herefordshire.
Checking in at just under 19 inches Barley the miniature Shetland
foal was born a few minutes after midnight, to delighted mum Maisie.
Comments Janet Dale, Centre Manager, "It was a very straightforward
birth and Barley is a very boisterous little filly who was cantering
around her mother in the stable within 2 hours of coming into the
Visitors to Glenda Spooner Farm can see Maisie and Barley, together
with lots of other rescued horses and ponies, during opening hours
from 11-4 pm Saturdays and Wednesdays.