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A Safe & Loving Haven for Rescued Donkey's, Ponies, Horses & Animals.

Saved from neglect and the meat trade our beautiful animals now live their lives being shown nothing but love. Please help support our work by donating or adopting one of our Donkeys, Horses or Ponies, you are welcome to visit during our opening months and experience these majestical creatures for yourselves. 

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The Majority of Donkeys, Ponies and Horses at River Link have been rescued from the evil hands of the meat man at Beeston sales by the founder of the sanctuary Marion Thompson. Marion has never asked for donations for the upkeep of any of the animals that require a lot of looking after, ie hay, straw, vet bills, land rental, fencing, stables etc etc. her small band of volunteers give as much time as they can to help with the everyday chores. Why does she do it? Slogging her backside off everyday? She does it because she 'CARES' she cares about the animals that are destined for the abattoir in this country and abroad. River Link now provides a safe, loving and carefree environment for these beautiful animals to live out the rest of their days feeling cherished and happy. We are passionate about our animals, but we need your help. Just a small donation when you can or by adopting one of our animals will help enormously with the ever increasing costs. Please take a look around our website and if you can help we and the animals will really appreciate it.

River Link is more than an animal sanctuary, River Link is a loving forever home for our beautiful animals, a safe haven for them to heal and flourish and with your help we can keep giving these and more animals the loving home and happy life they deserve. This is our Vision for River Link.

We would love you to become part of the River Link family, you can help us by donating what you can or adopting one our beautiful animals. Please see our adoption page for more details. We also hold fundraising events and your support in these would be greatly appreciated. Don't forget to subscribe free to our website newsletter to be kept up to date with our events and latest news.

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