Ginger was passed to ASHA by the Phoenix Horse Rescue charity. It is important for similar charities to support each other.
Sportif has recently been adopted after being given to ASHA following five years as a much loved family hack.
Ourigan has recently been adopted by a family and he has settled into his new home with some new paddock friends.
Mambo was ASHA's first donkey. Approximately 9 years of age, Mambo spent many years with 2 female donkeys as one of the children's attractions at a Camp Site.
Sadly Mambo lost his fight for life in December 2010.
17 year old General is a stunning Appaloosa gelding, a retired polo pony who having reached the end of his career had not been ridden for the last 5 years. After being brought back into work with ASHA he and his companion Gatiada have been adopted into a lovely new home.
Gatiada was and still is the constant companion of General. (see General rescue)
Sadly we don't always get there early enough to make any difference.
Leila was found wandering on the road nr St Eutrope de Born. Blind in one eye she was a very elderly lady. Her history was therefore unknown. Sadly Leila left us forever April 2010
Although not yet an ASHA horse, people in America have worked hard to raise the funds to send Promise to France where she can be helped by Helen to give her a quality of life she doesn't yet know is possible.
Toby the Mule. Helen has been working with Toby for many weeks now. His story has been covered in the ASHA blog. Click to read Toby's Story
Carmen is a lovely, sweet, easy to do, trotteur francais born in 1990. She has now been adopted.
NB: For privacy purposes some name changes have been made in our stories
Robin a very gentle 22 year old trotteur francais was found very thin and neglected alone in a field by a road. His elderly owner admitted he could no longer look after him adequately. The fencing was not very good and we feared he would end up on the road.
Connie is a lovely 6 year old pony given to ASHA when her owner found she was unable to give her the training she needed and deserved. She has now been adopted by a lovely new family!
Franky a lovely little horse saved from live transport - NOW ADOPTED!!
Jolly a sweet natured, gentle gelding given a second chance at life. NOW ADOPTED!!
An elderly yet healthy and spritely white shetland mare in need of a new home to spend in the company of other ponies. NOW ADOPTED!!!
Two 5 year old colts arrived at HQ after escaping from their field and then being abandoned by their owner. Apache and Nitro (below) came as a pair.
Etoile & Pauli became ASHA horses officially in March 2014.
Their original owner was unable to keep them and a foster carer took them on in 2013, but due to ill health, couldn’t keep them, so they are now in ASHA’s care at Cantemerle.
Juno is a six year old mare, whose previous owners felt they could no longer handle her.
Captain Jack has gone to SPA refuge
Captain Jack has arrived at Cantemerle. He was rescued in a joint effort with ASHA, Phoenix & the SPA, after a report from 2 caring people.
He is about 17, a stallion, in poor health after years of poor care.
Jericho has been adopted
Jericho is a 6 year old stallion rescued in a combined effort between ASHA, the SPA and Phoenix. He has been castrated and is recovering in a foster home. He has a lovely gentle nature and is a pleasure to look after.
Toto has been adopted
Toto has been staying with Joe for a while and he has decided to adopt him.
Rosie, a young mare originally rescued by Liberté des Anes in 2010 is now with ASHA to be brought on. She can look forward to a happy and fulfilling future. We would like to find a foster home where she can spend the winter before being brought in for training Spring 2013.
How it all began... Dido was found dumped on a road near the home of Helen Green, founder of ASHA.
Cabriole (nicknamed Cabbie), came to ASHA at Cantemerle with his mother, when their elderly owner was no longer able to care for them
Belle came to ASHA at Cantemerle with her son Cabriole when their elderly owner was no longer able to care for them.