3rd Dec, 2016

Rescue pony overcomes fear of humans to land special award

Solihull Editorial 13th Feb, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

A RESCUE pony who started life afraid of humans has turned into a confident award-winner thanks to his Henley owner.

Wally arrived at the World Horse Welfare’s Rescue Centre in Norfolk as a timid three-year-old where he was then adopted by Imogen Peace.

She worked hard to re-build his confidence and trust in humans and noticing his love of jumping, started entering the tiny pony into competitions.

He has since won a number of awards, with the most recent one at a competition in nearby Offchurch.

The pony’s impressive turnaround has seen him named as a star as part of Rehome a Horse month due to his impressive achievements.

Imogen – who works as a school teacher – said: “Wally is totally unique, there is no other pony like him and everyone falls in love with his cheeky character and big heart.

“He bravely battles whatever life throws at him and our life just wouldn’t be the same without him. I’d thoroughly recommend rehoming to anyone looking for a horse or pony.”

Visit rehoming.worldhorsewefare.org to find out more.