Rescued Horse to go to the Kings Troop

An Irish Draught horse rescued from a life of misery and squalor is to join one of the UK's crack mounted troops.

4 year old Penny who arrived at ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses) Penny Farm, nr Blackpool, in February this year severely undernourished and covered in lice, is to go out on loan to the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillary.

Says Tony Fleming, Centre Manager, "We are so pleased that this little mare, who such a bad start in life, has been accepted by the Kings Troop as a gun horse.



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Updated: October 2005.