Great Day Out for all the Family
14th September promises to be a great day out for all the family
at a horse recovery and rehabilitation centre at Peel, near Blackpool.
The gates open at 11 am and entry is free to this year's Open Day
at ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses) Penny
can meet ILPH Penny, now one of the gun carriage horses with the
Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery. Penny came into Penny Farm a
couple of years ago as an unhandled 4 year old, covered in lice
and suffering from general neglect. She was nursed back to fitness
which involved lots of handling and tlc and found a loan with the
Kings Troop. Penny, or Hallmark as she is now known, will be one
of the six horses in the gun carriage team who will be giving a
gun salute display at the Show.
entertainment includes the local branch of the Pony Club with their
Musical Ride (which includes the rescued pony ILPH Archie), a side
saddle demonstration by the Northern Side Saddle Group and a Dog
will be able to learn all about the work of the ILPH by chatting
to the local ILPH Field Officer, as well general animal welfare
from the RSPCA. On top of all of this there will be a farriery and
veterinary demonstration, a chance to win a day out with the King's
Troop with the raffle, and lots, lots more.
and burger vans as well as the Centre's coffee shop will ensure
that no visitors will go hungry.
Dogs on leads welcome.