|| Rescued Horse to be a
Bob the Cob on arrival
Bob the Cob came to the
ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses) Norfolk Centre last
year as a half starved 2 year old barely able to walk.
Because of his appalling condition the RSPCA
brought a successful prosecution against his owner in January this year, when
he was fined £3,000 and ordered to pay costs.
One year on Bob, who is now owned by the ILPH,
is barely recognisable. He has doubled his body weight and is well on his way
to becoming a star.
For Bob the Cob is to be immortalised by the
toy company Julip Horses Ltd. featuring in their latest gift set, due out this
summer, with his friend Liz.
Says Annabel Davies, Managing Director at
Julip, "When Liz Hatten, ILPH Shows and Promotions Manager, suggested Bob
as a model I was thrilled to bits as the ILPH is Julips favourite charity
and we have always wanted to do one of their horses !"
"Bob the Cob is our
first piebald and the set includes saddle, bridle, headcollar, rug and bandages
and thats not forgetting Liz who is to be immortalised too
But blond haired Liz, delighted to finally be
a model, has the last word when she says "Eat your heart out Barbie, who
needs Ken when you can have Bob !"
Part of the proceeds from the sales of the
sets will be donated to the ILPH by Julip Horses Ltd.