The two little boys are very sweet, and their condition on arrival was pretty good. A vet’s check up with the usual vaccines and worming followed, and we got their hooves  sorted out. Gelding will be done for both when Tim is ready.

Both boys are still together. We received a video of the two friends enjoying a chase in the sunshine in their lovely new five star home. They are great buddies.

One thing to note: Although tethering is not against the law, Tim was too young to be tethered.

Also,  we know that tiny Tim had three owners before we took him in. A brief spell with us and now his new carers makes five owners, all in the space of just over a year. It goes to show how these ponies can get moved around.

Tethered friends...

Tim & Robbie's story.

Susie

Summer 2018. Tim, maybe 1year old and and Robbie about 4.

Both Shetlands were brought to our attention as they were tethered on a roadside verge. The owners realised  that they did not have safe and suitable grazing land appropriate for the ponies' needs, and asked us to help with finding a new home for them. We were only too pleased to help.

Summer 2018. Tim, perhaps 1 year old and and Robbie about 4.

Both Shetlands were brought to our attention as they were tethered on a roadside verge. The owners realised  that they did not have safe and suitable grazing land appropriate for the ponies' needs, and asked us to help with finding a new home for them. We were only too pleased to help.

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