Meet the Horses

It’s time to meet the Magpie Centre’s wonderful team of horses and ponies.

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Ava

Ava is a roan Irish draught mare. She is 16.3hh and is 12 years old.

The biggest horse on the yard with the biggest heart.

ava

Bonfire

Bonfire is a skewbald Irish Cobb gelding.

He is 16.1hh and very handsome.

Bonfire the Pony

Buddy

Buddy is a dark bay Irish cob. He is 14.2hh and is 13 years old.

Buddy enjoys his lessons and is perfect for those clients who lack confidence.

Buddy enjoying a sunny day outside

Cassie

Cassie (pictured left) is a bay mare. She is 16.2hh and is 25 years old.

Cassie is one of our therapy horses.

Cassie and Ava 2

Harry

Harry (pictured right) is a skewbald cob. He is 15.2hh and is 8 years old.

Harry is a jack of all trades, not only does he provide riding lessons he can also turn his hoof to carriage driving.

William and Harry

Joey

Joey is a black cob. He is 15.0hh and is 11 years old.

He is multi-talented; he is able to offer carriage lessons as well as ridden lessons.

Joey

Pebbles

Pebbles is a grey, 12.2hh part-bred New Forest pony. She is 11 years old.

Pebbles is one of the smallest ponies on the yard with the biggest character. Together with Suzie they are fast becoming known as ‘The Unicorns’!

Pony Rides with Pebbles and the other Magpie ponies

Rye

Rye is a chestnut Welsh cob. He is 14.1hh and is 21 years old.

His good looks belie his age. He is a real confidence giver to our clients.

rye-1

Simba

Simba is 15hh.

He is a piebald Irish Cobb Gelding.

Sully

Sully is a piebald cob. She is 14.2hh and is 13 years old.

Sully enjoys hacking out offering a different view of the surrounding area for our clients.

sully-1

Suzie

Suzie is a grey, 12.2hh part-bred Welsh pony. She is 13 years old.

Suzie shares a field with Pebbles and is one half of ‘The Unicorns’!

Tonto

Tonto is a skewbald cob-cross. He is 14.3hh and is 9 years old.

Tonto is one of our carriage driving horses. A very handsome boy!

tonto the horse

V

V measures 16.1hh and is a Dutch warm blood gelding. 

He is an Equine Assisted Learning Therapy EALT horse.

Horse V