Could you give Ciffig Solar (Solar) a loving new home?

The 13hh gelding is the next pony to feature in our ’12 ponies of Christmas’ series.

Two-year-old Solar came in to World Horse Welfare’s care in May 2016 with a small group of others whose owner could no longer provide the care they needed.

Solar on arrival

Solar on arrival

He is now looking for a home experienced with bringing on and handling youngsters.

“Solar is a very intelligent and sensitive little man who has proven to be a quick learner and mastered his basic handling skills,” said a World Horse Welfare spokesman.

“Solar would love a home with other geldings where he could keep building his confidence and learning.”

Solar is at World Horse Welfare’s Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerset.

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The charity has been taking in a large number of youngsters like Solar in recent years.

World Horse Welfare currently has 43 foals in its care — 23 of which were born this year in World Horse Welfare’s care.

‘Passionate about the same goals’

World Horse Welfare is Horse & Hound’s charity of the year 2017.


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Following a successful 2016 partnership with the Injured Jockeys Fund, H&H is to work with World Horse Welfare next year, as the charity celebrates its 90th anniversary.

Content director Sarah Jenkins said H&H is “delighted” to be working with World Horse Welfare.

“Our organisations have long had a close association and feel passionately about the same goals for the benefit of all equines and equestrians,” she said.