Our Ponies

These are the ponies that are currently residing at Munchkins. Some of the ponies are currently up for rehoming. If you are interested in rehoming, please get in touch or complete a rehoming application form which can be found here.

Bijou

Bijou came to Munchkins with her Mum, Dainty and other companion. She is completely blind and uses her other senses to get around. She is such a sweetheart and loves attention!

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Completely Blind

12/07/1995

Leopard Spotted

Mare

Dainty

Dainty came to Munchkins from Wales with her daughter, Bijou and other companion. She had terrible teeth and had not seen a dentist in a long time. She has since had all her front teeth removed. She is the oldest of our ponies but is enjoying living out her days here at Munchkins.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Elderly and no front teeth

1985

Grey

Mare

Kipper

Kipper came to us after his owner died suddenly. He was virtually un-handled and very nervous. He also has very bad sweetitch and requires daily lotion

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Currently being assessed.

Severe sweetitch

2016

Chestnut

Gelding

Teddy

Teddy was rescued by her previous owner after she had been bred with a large sports horse. She has pelvic problems and is severely prone to laminitis. She cannot live on grass and spends her time out on the track and sand school with her other laminitic friends.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Pedal bone rotation - prone to laminitis.

10/03/2007

Cream Dun

Mare

Toblerone (Toby)

Toby was born at Munchkins to Lady who arrived in foal. We were lucky enough to witness his birth surrounded by the rest of the herd. Toby is your typical cheeky teenager and is currently learning to long rein and eventually drive.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Lady

None

25/06/2015

Tri Coloured

Gelding

Luna

Luna was found abandoned on the side of a main road. She is completely blind but does not have any other health issues. Despite her unknown past, she is enjoying her new life at Munchkins and has made friends with our other blind pony, Bijou. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Completely blind.

2006

White Spotted

Mare

Twinkle

Twinkle had been used as a broodmare for most of her life and came to Munchkins a very nervous pony. It has taken years to gain her trust and she can still be way around strangers. She enjoys the quiet life watching the youngsters charging around!

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No 

None

1998

Dark Bay

Mare

January

January was one of our most severe rescue cases. She was found in a field with other emaciated ponies and there was even a dead foal in the field. Due to her past, January is extremely nervous of people and does not like being handled. However, she loves to be nosy and is always there to see if you may have a treat for her!

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

None

xxxx

Piebald

Mare

Merlin

Merlin was rescued from a council estate in Birmingham after he was being ragged around pulling a cart with 3 big men on the back! He arrived with strangles and was put into isolation until he was tested disease free. He was also very underweight. Despite all he has been through, he is very friendly and loves attention.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Currently reserved

None

16/05/2005

Dark Bay

Gelding

Ozzy

Ozzy came to Munchkins when he was a foal with his Mum, Duchess, who sadly had to be put to sleep. Ozzy did not cope well with the loss of his Mum and all his mane and tail fell out. His half brother suffered with brain damage so Ozzy will remain at Munchkins for close monitoring.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

None

18/05/2014

Strawberry Roan

Gelding

Mary

Mary came from France after her owner could no longer care for her. She suffers from repeated bouts of laminitis so lives in the sand school and track system with limited grass. She is one of the biggest ponies we have but she is very gentle.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes

Prone to laminitis

2001

Skewbald

Mare

Herbie

Herbie came to Munchkins after his owners emigrated. He is very friendly and gentle. Herbie is one of our top petting ponies and often attends local shows and events with us. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Prone to laminitis

31/05/2004

Palomino

Gelding

Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim came to Munchkins after his owner fell ill. He had suffered a severe reaction to some medication and was in veterinary hospital for a long time. He is prone to laminitis and needs close monitoring.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Prone to laminitis

13/04/2010

Skewbald

Gelding

Honey

Honey came over from Ireland with her mum and sister, Beauty & Amber after their  could no longer care for them. Honey has no health issues but her behaviour can be unpredictable so we do not allow her near children. Honey is very close to her Mum, Beauty and the pair often keep themselves to themselves and don't interact with the rest of the herd. 

Sex

Colour

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Beauty.

Prone to laminitis

2003

Chestnut

Mare

Beauty

Beauty came over from Ireland with her 2 daughters, Amber & Honey after their owner could no longer care for them. Beauty suffers from laminitis & cushings so needs careful monitoring and restricted grazing.  She is very friendly. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Honey

Laminitis, Cushings

1997

Dark Bay

Mare

Bambi

Bambi has dwarfism which means she is smaller than the others with a pot belly and over dished face. She suffers from laminitis and came to Munchkins to improve her quality of life. She lives out with the herd in winter but needs careful monitoring in the spring and summer. She is friendly but can become a little tense around children. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Currently reserved

Laminitis, Dwarfism

06/05/2011

Palamino

Mare

Reggie

Reggie was our original munchkin and was here before Munchkins began. He likes to act as 'herd leader' and makes friends with all the new arrivals. He is friendly but can sometimes nip little fingers!

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

None

23/05/2010

Chestnut

Gelding

Patchwork

Patchwork came to Munchkins after his owner died. He was very overweight and had suffered from laminitis for most of his life. He had the typical slipper shaped hoof of a laminitic pony and it took time to bring his hooves back into alignment. He spends his time on our custom built track system with restricted grass and hay. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Laminitis

03/05/2008

Skewbald

Gelding

Butterscotch

Butterscotch came to Munchkins via a referral from a local animal sanctuary. He was very thin and suffers from stiff back legs. He cannot be stabled as periods of immobility make him worse. Butterscotch also suffers from repeated tooth abscesses and has had to have multiple surgeries on his face. He is very gentle and friendly and is one of our top petting ponies attending local events with us. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Upward fixation of the patella.

08/05/2012

Palamino

Gelding

Duffy

Duffy came to Munchkins with her son, Pippin after her previous owners thought she did not have long left and they wanted Pippin to make new friends. She had severe liver disease. However, years later, she is still going strong and her health has improved. Duffy is very friendly and loves going for walks in the woods. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Mild laminitis

17/05/1996

Grey

Mare

Rocky

Rocky came to Munchkins after his owner could no longer care for him. He is a funny little character and does not like being handled or groomed. In the past, he has had liver problems and currently struggles to absorb the nutrients in his food. Rocky has 4 feeds a day and access to long grass in order for him to keep his condition.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Mild laminitis, Food absorption problems

2000

Chestnut

Gelding

Felicity

Felicity was our original petting pony with her son, William. However, as she got older, she developed arthritis in her hind legs and so was retired upon vet advice. She takes daily painkillers and has regular massages. Felicity enjoys meeting visitors at the yard and loves going for walks in the woods.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Mild laminitis, Arthritis

15/05/2003

Bay

Mare

Pippin

Pippin came to Munchkins with his Mum, Duffy after his previous owners thought Duffy did not have long left and they wanted Pippin to make new friends. He has had liver problems in the past and has suffered a skin condition because of this. Pippin has to have daily lotions applied to manage this condition. Despite this, he is very friendly and gentle.  

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

Mild laminitis, skin condition

2002

Grey

Gelding

Tiny Tim (#1)

Tiny Tim was our first rescue case arriving severely malnourished and riddled with worms. He was successfully rehomed but has recently returned to Munchkins to rejoin the herd. Tiny Tim is very friendly and loves his daily walks in the woods with our volunteers and visitors.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Currently reserved.

Mild sweetitch

xxxxxx

Skewbald

Gelding

Lady

Lady came to Munchkins after being rescued from a neglectful and abusive home. She had been beaten and pinned down often in order for her feet to be trimmed. Because of this, Lady was extremely nervous of people when she first arrived and it took weeks to even get near her. She also arrived in foal and gave birth to Toby in the field among the herd. Lady has come a long way since she came to Munchkins and she is learning to trust humans more and more each day. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Toby

Laminitis

October 2007

Bay

Mare

Rolo

Rolo was rescued from Wales after he had been abandoned. He was a very frightened stallion with huge overgrown teeth. We found he had a retained testicle and had to be castrated under general anaesthetic. Rolo is gradually learning to trust humans again with time, patience and love.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Currently recovering from veterinary treatment.

None

1996 approx

Brown

Gelding

Nutmeg

Nutmeg had been used a broodmare all her life, kept to produce foal after foal. She arrived at Munchkins a very nervous pony with a headcollar embedded into her head and a cattle tag through her ear. Nutmeg arrived in foal and soon gave birth to Shadow. She was very protective of him and would not let us near him until he was 6 months old. Nowadays, Nutmeg is still very nervous but has improved a lot. She does not like being handled and is still very attached to Shadow.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Shadow

None

26/05/2001

Chestnut

Mare

Shadow

Shadow was born here at Munchkins in 2015 to Nutmeg, who arrived in foal. He has been handled since he was a foal and is now a 'typical teenager' who loves charging round the fields with his friends.  

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Nutmeg

None

30/04/2015

Blue Roan

Gelding

Arthur

Arthur came to Munchkins with Guinevere when they were found dumped in a farmer's field full of cows. He was very unwell when we found him and it took time to build his strength up enough to have him castrated. He is now a healthy, spoilt pony and is currently in training to become one of our petting/therapy ponies. Arthur is our smallest pony standing at 27". 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

None

2016

Roan

Gelding

Guinevere

Guinevere was found dumped in a farmer's field full of cows with companion, Arthur. She was the strongest of the pair and had spent the winter fighting off the cows to protect herself and Arthur. Guinevere is very friendly and gentle and is currently in training to become one of our therapy ponies. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No

None

2016

Chestnut

Mare

Silver

Silver arrived at Munchkins with her 3 month old foal, Willow. Their elderly owners could not care for them and they were referred to us via another rescue centre. Silver has problems with her back legs and walks very awkwardly but the vets say she is in no pain. She has settled in well to herd life.

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No - still feeding her foal, Willow.

Problems with stifles - very unsound but in no pain. 

2005

Grey

Mare

Willow

Willow arrived at Munchkins when she was 3 months old with her Mum, Silver via a referral from another rescue centre. She is very friendly and cheeky and enjoys playing with the others in the field. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

No - it is our policy not to rehome until 4 years of age.

None

28/05/2019

Roan

Mare

Hector

Hector arrived with sister, Hattie. Their owners fell ill and could no longer look after them. Hector is the result of breeding a shetland with a cob. He is broken to drive. Hector is very friendly and loves going for walks with our volunteers. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Hattie.

Laminitic - cannot live on grass. 

22/04/2008

Skewbald

Gelding

Hattie

Hattie arrived with brother, Hector. Their owners fell ill and could no longer care for them. Hattie is very friendly and loves going for walks with our volunteers. She has mild laminitis so has limited time out on grass. 

Sex

Color

Date of Birth

Health Issues

Available for Rehoming

Yes - with Hector.

Laminitic - cannot live on grass. 

28/04/2008

Strawberry Roan

Mare