Estrella was previously rescued from a gypsy, at the time she was thin and in very poor condition and had endured much suffering changing hands 15 times.

Due to unforeseen circumstances and through no fault of her own she needed a safe haven to experience peace and tranquillity in her twilight years (estimated age late twenties).

Update November 2018:

Estrella has bravely fought melanoma problems caused by the intense summer heat, has been an excellent patient and continues to love life now recovered.

Update July 2020:

Estrella sadly died on the 8/07/2020 at the grand old age of at least 33 years, she finally succumbed to the cancer that she had bravely fought for the past 6 happy years that she had here at the Sanctuary, very much loved this brave horse will be missed by all who had the privilege to know her.