Still hope for horse refuge cam­paign

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page -

THE Horse Refuge in Wit­ter­sham re­mains open this week de­spite the threat of evic­tion last Fri­day.

Do­na­tions have reached about £300,000 but the same amount again is needed to buy the land and save the 53 ne­glected and abused horses that live at the Do­bell Farm site.

Owner Sara Ross re­mains hope­ful that the refuge can still be saved.

She said: “I’ve been keep­ing ev­ery­thing crossed that we can raise the money. I’m de­ter­mined to find a so­lu­tion.”

The Moons Green venue faced cri­sis when the land owner said he had to sell.

Ms Ross was told she would need to pay £600,000 for the site. If she fails to buy the land, the horses will all have to be put down.

Do­na­tions can be made by call­ing Sara on 01797 270555 or at www.the­horserefuge.org

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