Welcome to Tenerife horse rescue blog page

Here each Monday you can read up on our latest news, opinions, stories as blog posts. Written by our team, volunteers and helpers who have something important to say.

We will keep you up to date with horse and animal news and stories, some happy and some sad but always full of truth and written from the heart. We are very passionate about what we do and what we believe in so we enjoy sharing it all with you about our latest building updates or our new rescues that join our animal sanctuary. You can read more about each animal on their personal profile on the meet the animals‘” page or sponsor them on our patreon page for behind the scenes updates. Don’t forgot to keep up to date with pictures and fun videos you can follow us on our Instagram or Tiktok account as well @Tenerifehorserescue


Compassionate Choices in Animal Euthanasia

Introduction At Tenerife Horse Rescue we are committed to the well-being of every animal in our care. It can be incredibly heartwarming to see animals recover […]




A Second Chance at Life: Star’s journey We rescued Star in September 2022, not expecting her to be with us for a long time. We wanted […]


Birdie was sold as an unnamed \”riding horse\”. We work with a local man to help us find horses in dire situations, and save them from […]


Some amazing teenagers did a fundraiser and sold their riding gear to save Luther, a horse they used to know at riding school. Luther was living […]


This poor boy was sold as a riding horse, with open wounds on his withers, no muscles on his body and no life in his soul. […]


Devante was starved for over 5 months, because his owners didn’t want him anymore. We know that Devante was once working as an excursion horse for […]


A beautiful gelding with a gorgeous coat and a cheerful temperament. Rescue horse Oreo arrived at our sanctuary together with two other equines. He had spent […]


This beautiful little girl could finally let her guard down at our finca. Ava came to us as an emergency rescue horse. She lived a life […]

How to train a horse with positive reinforcement

How to train a horse using positive reinforcement – with Mitzi, Written by Journalist Megan Brownrigg. Mitzi, one of our volunteers from the Netherlands, is one […]


We named this one-eyed beauty rescue horse Fantasma (Spanish for ghost) due to her striking look and Halloween rescue. However, she is far from scary In […]

How to feed horses

This week’s “how to with Lola” is about how to feed a horse in the best way. The correct feeding of our horses is essential for […]

10 Essential tips for equine rescue.

This week’s Tips for Equine Rescue comes from a guest blog host. Harsh Arora, a volunteer from across the web, who has some useful advice for […]

How to build a strong connection with your horse

“How to build a strong connection with your horse?” is the start of a series of blogs written by Lola, our in-house volunteer from Argentina. Sharing […]

Horse communication: when your horse says no!

Most horse people have probably been in this situation before and can relate to the person in the little story. There are different possible endings: 1. […]

Rescue horse Billy O’Shea

Xavi This is exactly what happened with our rescue horse Xavi.  Such a big strong powerful horse with an amazing nature and a “happy” back story. […]

A charity to save animals: Billy O’Shea charity single

This is our new campaign charity to save animals. We are launching a new charity campaign in order to save the most animals as we can. […]

Do we ride our horses?

Horse riding. These are questions we get all of the time. What do we think about riding? Can we pay to go on an excursion? We […]