Our rescues that The Tom Ro Haven houses, are horses and ponies who were rescued from various situations. The incidences of abuse, neglect, and abandonment of both horses and children in the Western Cape is unacceptably high. Tom Ro Haven is addressing these issues. By rescuing and rehabilitating horses and using them to help children.
We receive numerous phone calls on a daily basis to rescue more horses. But we cannot take them because of our lack of funds to look after them. It’s heart-breaking and there are mares with foals, pregnant mares, young horses, as well as older ones all being sent to the abattoirs, used as breeding machines and being abused and neglected in the most horrific manner.
The horses we have at Tom Ro Haven are a very small percentage, and an example of what we could do and achieve. This is merely the tip of the iceberg. We are more determined and enthusiastic than ever before.