A Christmas Tale with a Happy Future for Rudolph

23/12/2016

Rudolph makes a fantastic recovery

Rudolph after

Shortly before Christmas last year, World Horse Welfare Field Officer Jacko Jackson was called out to a young foal who had been found abandoned in a Christmas tree field. The foal, whom Jacko named Rudolph, came into our Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre in need of urgent veterinary treatment for a deep gash to his leg and eye infection which was clearly causing him a lot of pain.

Rudolph before
Poor Rudolph was an emaciated little scrap of a horse but despite what he’d been through he was still incredibly trusting of the team who worked hard over the following months to help him recover from his injuries and begin his journey through rehabilitation.

rudolph before 2
Now one year on from his ordeal, Rudolph is completely unrecognisable from the quiet, listless pony who was found in the Christmas tree field. He’s grown in both size, confidence and trust to become a stunning young gelding with his whole life ahead of him.

rudolph field
Once he is ready, Rudolph will be assessed for rehoming and will join World Horse Welfare’s Rehoming Scheme to find a loving new home.

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