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Home of Rest of Old Horses

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A must visit place !!

We visit the horses and donkeys every year when we visit the IOM. Set in beautiful countryside it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue L
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Alicante, Spain
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Had a lovely couple of hours chilling with the horses and donkeys. A lovely place to visit for all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the horses and donkeys every year when we visit the IOM. Set in beautiful countryside it is great to see these animals being so well cared for. The little café serves lovely cakes, so after feeding the horses you can treat yourself to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours chilling with the horses and donkeys. A lovely place to visit for all ages and free to enter. In view of this I suggest people donate or at least use the cafe or buy a gift to help support...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed August 14, 2019

We visited as a group of four, between the age of 22 and 76 years old, both male and female. First I would highlight that this place is free to visit, but do not let that put you off or make you think its poor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Andrina106
Reviewed August 12, 2019

We never fail to call in to the rest home when we are on the island. What a wonderful place for everyone. Families especially but don't be afraid to visit if you're a couple or or on your own. You can feed the horses and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LoveTravel789951
Reviewed August 8, 2019

some people are amazing these are they looking after horses that are no longer wanted or are too old to work

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed August 6, 2019

If you are an animal lover you can spend hours here with the horses and the odd donkey ! Make sure you bring sugar lumps And apples it’s a joy !

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Helen N
Reviewed August 4, 2019

While over on the island last week we decided to jump on the bus and visit the Home of rest for old horses, unfortunately when we arrived it was closed, the maintenance man greeted us and apologised for any inconvenience, he could see we’d travelled...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michelle W
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

I was so happy to go there. We bought several buckets of food and all the animals, donkeys and horses, were so sweet and cute while we fed them. The place is really well organized, there is a small cafe, a shop and toilets. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

We came here as an extra coach trip during our weeks stay. It was pouring with rain but we got the brollys out and just got on with it. We arrived just as they oened and were met at the gate by presumably the owner,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JKN101
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Help keep old horses looked after in their retirement by visiting here. Buy some horse tit bits and feed them carefully.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paradise535544
November 27, 2018|
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Response from Sharon K | Reviewed this property |
yes you can sponsor a horse or donkey. there are many to choose from and pictures are pinned up on the walls in the gift shop for you to pick from also if you visit the rest home. we sponsored 2 whilst we were there, 1 for... More
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Paradise535544
November 27, 2018|
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Response from brodybunch1117 | Reviewed this property |
That’s a lovely idea, yes I’m sure they do , not sure how much it is though, shelter is a lovely environment for these majestic beasts, they worked so hard, now deserve a restful retirement.
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