Our Ponies

These are the ponies that are currently residing at Munchkins and, for various reasons, cannot be rehomed. They will live out their days here and are available to sponsor.
 

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BONNIE

Date of birth: 2010

Came from: Wales

Health problems: dwarfism and behavioural issues

Why can't be rehomed: because of her dwarfism, Bonnie has a short life span and needs careful monitoring. She has terrible conformation in her hind legs.

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JANUARY

Date of birth: 1998

Came from: Middx - abandoned and emaciated with dead horses in the field.

Health problems: arthritis. January is going blind.

Why can't be rehomed: she is old and nervous and it would be too traumatic for her to move homes. 

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MABEL

Date of birth: 1st May 2010

Came from: helped owner in need

Health problems: behavioural issues, dwarfism, arthritis, twisted back legs and club feet behind.

Why can't be rehomed: Mabel is currently going through a rehabilitation programme with our equine behaviourist. 

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WHISPER

Date of birth: approx 2000

Came from: Essex - helped owner in need

Health problems: cushings (PPID), partially sighted and had a cancerous tumour removed

Why can't be rehomed: too many health complaints

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FELICITY

Date of birth: 15th May 2003

Came from: Essex - helped owner in need.

Health problems: severe arthritis in her spine and hind legs, cushings (PPID).

Why can't be rehomed: too many health problems

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BAM BAM

Date of birth: 11th July 2011

Came from: Hertfordshire - abandoned in a pub back garden.

Health problems: He has a deformed hip, has had colic and a severe virus in 2022. He struggles to maintain condition and needs expert care..

Why can't be rehomed: currently being treated/investigated for numerous health conditions.

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ROLO

Date of birth: 1996

Came from: Wales and a rescue/neglect case.

Health problems: poor teeth, very nervous, partially sighted.

Why can't be rehomed: he is too old and moving homes would be too traumatic for him. 

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NUTMEG

Date of birth: 26th May 2001.

Came from: Cornwall. Welfare case.

Health problems: arthritis. Very nervous.

Why can't be rehomed: moving homes would be too traumatic for her.

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VELVET

Date of birth: Approx 2000

Came from: Rescued 

Health problems: Velvet is in her 20's and came from a horrific background. She has very few grinding teeth and needs several bowls of soft mash a day.

Why can't be rehomed: Velvet has had an awful life and is petrified of people. She needs time to learn to trust again and will live out her days at Munchkins..  

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POPCORN

Date of birth: 2013

Came from: helped owner in need. 

Health problems: laminitis

Why can't be rehomed: Popcorn is new to Munchkins and is currently being assessed with her mum, Whisper.

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HONEY

Date of birth: 15th May 2003.

Came from: Ireland - helped elderly owner in need.

Health problems: laminitis

Why can't be rehomed: Honey has recently returned from a foster home that sadly did not work out. She will stay at Munchkins as she also has behavioural problems.

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WILLOW

Willow has now been successfully rehomed.

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BLOSSOM

Date of birth: 1999

Came from: Devon

Health problems: Was starved so is always hungry. Frightened and traumatic background

Why can't be rehomed: when Blossom arrived, she was un-handleable and emaciated. She is settled at Munchkins and best friends with Christie. It would be too traumatic for her to move homes again.

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DAINTY

Date of birth: 1985

Came from: Wales  - helped owner in need

Health problems: dental problems - she has no front teeth! Advanced arthritis and deformed front feet

Why can't be rehomed: she is too old and lives with her blind daughter Bijou

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BUTTERSCOTCH

Date of birth: 8th May 2012

Came from: referral from a local animal sanctuary

Health problems: extensive dental problems, stifle issues and may need surgery

Why can't be rehomed: Needs ongoing exercise program and physio. 

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BIJOU

Date of birth: 12th July 1995

Came from: Wales - helped owner in need.

Health problems: completely blind, cushings (PPID) and skin problems 

Why can't be rehomed: too many health complaints

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ROCKY

Sadly Rocky is no longer with us - he was PTS this year.

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EVE

Date of birth: Approx 2008

Came from: Wales - Rescued

Health problems: not known

Why can't be rehomed: Eve is a very frightened traumatised pony. She is best friends with Velvet and both will remain at Munchkins as they are pair bonded.

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LADY

Date of birth: October 2010

Came from: rescued from a home where she was beaten and tied down in order to trim her feet.

Health problems: laminitis, back problems, stiff hind legs.

Why can't be rehomed: she benefits from 1-1 and has built up a strong bond with her main handlers. Moving homes would be too traumatic for her.

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TOFFEE

Date of birth: 8th August

Came from: multi agency rescue case

Health problems: cushings, PPID laminitis, EMS. Allergies.

Why can't be rehomed: for her safety, Toffee's identity has to remain private.

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TINY TIM

Date of birth: 13th April 2010

Came from: helped owner in need.

Health problems: laminitis, cushings PPID. He cannot take prascend..

Why can't be rehomed: Tim was very ill before he came to us and was in a vet hospital due to a reaction to his cushings medication. His cushings has to be managed very carefully now and Tim needs close observation to ensure he does not become unwell again. 

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BEAR

Date of birth: Summer 2021 

Came from: referral via our welfare advisor.

Health problems: Bear is unhandleable.

Why can't be rehomed: Bear was taken away from his Mum at a very young age and is terrified of people. He is gradually beginning to trust

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BEAUTY

Beauty was sadly PTS in 2022  

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GUINEVERE

Date of birth: 2016

Came from: Devon and had been abandoned

Health problems: has had peritonitis and colic

Why can't be rehomed: being retained as a petting/therapy pony. 

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CRUMBLE

Date of birth: 2006

Came from: Bedford - helped owner in need

Health problems: dwarfism, club feet, dental problems and prone to laminitis 

Why can't be rehomed: due to having dwarfism, he will have a short life span and needs careful monitoring. He also needs hooves trimming every 2 weeks as he has club feet.

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HERBIE

Date of birth: 30th May 2004

Came from: helped owner in need.

Health problems: articular facet spinal joint arthritis requiring steroid injections and ongoing physio and rehabilitation.

Why can't be rehomed: too many health issues.

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ARTHUR

Date of birth: 2016

Came from: Devon and had been abandoned

Health problems: has terrible teeth and an inguinal hernia which needs surgery.

Why can't be rehomed: being retained as a therapy/petting pony.

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TWINKLE

Date of birth: 1998

Came from: Devon - helped elderly owners in need.

Health problems: advanced arthritis

Why can't be rehomed: she is old and her back legs are terrible due to her arthritis. She is nervous of people she does not know. 

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REGGIE

Date of birth: 23rd May 2010.

Came from: was here before Munchkins began.

Health problems: none

Why can't be rehomed: he belongs to our founder, Tammy. 

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LUNA

Date of birth: 2006

Came from: abandoned on the side of a main road.

Health problems: completely blind, equine metabolic syndrome.

Why can't be rehomed: she needs stability at Munchkins with our other blind pony. She has EMS and needs careful/strict grass management.

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SKYE

Date of birth: 2009

Came from: helped owner in need who could no longer cope with her. 

Health problems: partially sighted, traumatised pony had a lifetime of neglect, passed from home to home.

Why can't be rehomed: Skye was born into neglect and her first owner was prosecuted and went to prison for abuse. She was rescued by the person who rehomed her to us. Skye is very frightened, head shy and needs experienced ongoing training with our behavioural expert.

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CHRISTIE

Date of birth:  Approx 1992

Came from: Rescued

Health problems: Christie has awful teeth, needing major work. She is approx 30 years old (2022) and has advanced arthritis

Why can't be rehomed: She is extremely bonded with Blossom and will remain at Munchkins.

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HECTOR

Date of birth: 22nd April 2008.

Came from: helped owner in need.

Health problems: prone to laminitis , has arthritis

Why can't be rehomed: Hector has recently returned from a foster home that sadly did not work out. He is staying at Munchkins to monitor his arthritis.

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SILVER

Date of birth:  2005

Came from: Referred from another rescue centre

Health problems: pelvis and hock problems.

Why can't be rehomed: Silver has previously had surgery on her pelvis/hocks and requires daily medication and regular physio/massages to keep her comfortable.