Wimpole’s heavy horse appeal
For centuries they have tirelessly worked the land, but Shire horses are a breed under threat. At Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire we need your help to look after these magnificent beasts and secure their future.
Donate to Wimpole’s heavy horse appeal
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- There are less than 1500 Shires breeding in the UK
- The Wimpole Shires pull over 100 carriage rides a year
- One large bale of straw provides 3 days of bedding for five horses
" I have always loved shire horses so today was a fulfillment of a dream. Spending the day with such gentle chaps has been amazing."
Why give to the National Trust?
As a charity, we are dedicated to conserving our nation’s natural and human history so that it can be enjoyed for generations to come. Our conservation projects range from preserving the historic buildings in our care to protecting the plants and wildlife found in outdoor spaces. Your donation will allow us to act quickly, wherever the need is greatest at this special place, and do vital conservation work.