Today our podcast travels to Indonesia, to the tiny group of the Gili Islands. Indonesia has a few native pony breeds which is unusual for a tropical island nation. Horses have always played an important economic as well as religious role in Indonesia and especially so on the Gili Islands, where all motorised vehicles areContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 144: Saving the Ponies of the Gili Islands”
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Volunteering to Help the Horses on Gili T
Estair was only 16 years old when she headed off, without adult supervision, to volunteer with a horse rescue organisation on the Gili islands in Indonesia. Her parents, although initially concerned, decided to trust her and the organisation with this project. Estair tells us about this life changing experience helping horses on Gili T (shortContinue reading “Volunteering to Help the Horses on Gili T”
Ponies in Paradise – The Life of a Carriage Horse on the Gili Islands
Life is not a beach for the ponies of the Gili Islands.