Our horses and ponies are very special. They are chosen carefully to ensure they have the right temperament for the job, and are specially trained to safely carry and respond to riders with disabilities.

Why not adopt a pony? Your sponsorship will help people with disabilities to experience riding and trap driving with support from our highly trained Calvert Trust staff and stables volunteers. If you wish to do this please see the link at the bottom of the page for more information.


A Piebald Mare, 17 years old

15 hands high


Dolly is very friendly and interested in meeting people

Dolly has Gold Sponsorship from The Forrest Family

Our pony Dolly


A Black Mare, 8 years

15.2 hands high


Flo is the most recent addition to our stables & our youngest pony.

Flo has Gold Sponsorship for Jo Stevens in Celebration of her Life

The head of our pony Flo at the Lake District Calvert Trust stables


A Piebald Gelding, 9 years old

14.1 hands high

Traditional Cob

Frankie is one of our youngest ponies.

He loves to drive and do Horse Agility.

Frankie has Gold Sponsorship from Frankie Cranfield’s Studio

Our pony Frankie


A Skewbald Gelding, 18 years old

15.3 hands high


Fudge is a very experienced horse. He teaches many people of all abilities to ride. Fudge was bought for us by a kind donor.

Fudge has Gold Sponsorship from the Robert Luff Foundation

Our pony Fudge


A Bay Gelding, 30 years young

14.3 hands high

Welsh Cob

Haggis wears sunglasses to protect his sensitive eyes. He came to our stables in 2002 from our sister centre at Kielder. Haggis is the oldest member of our 4-legged team.

Haggis has Gold Sponsorship from the St Bega Charitable Trust

Haggis, one of our ponies, in front green bushes


A Piebald Gelding, 14 years old

14.1 hands high

Traditional Cob

Max is a ride & drive pony. He is very kind & friendly, and previously worked as a commercial driving pony before he joined Calvert.

Max has Gold Sponsorship from the Robert Luff Foundation

Our pony Max


A Piebald Gelding, 18 years old

14.1 hands high


Mischief was bought with money kindly donated by The Keswick Lions. He rides and drives. In the summer he wears a nose net as he suffers from hay fever!

Mischief has Gold Sponsorship from Friends of the Calvert Trust

Our pony Mischief


A Grey Mare, 28 years old

13.2 hands high


Pepsi loves to gallop and jump but also behaves very well on the lead rein.

She has become good friends with Haggis, they are the two oldest ponies here.

Pepsi has Gold Sponsorship from Service Care Solutions

Our pony Pepsi


A Black Gelding, 26 years old

13.2 hands high

Welsh Pony

Prince is a ride and drive pony. He wears a hood to protect his eyes from the sun, has learned to do tricks, and enjoys visiting the Lake.

Prince has Gold Sponsorship from The Lawrence Bequest

Our pony Prince

Uncle Silas

A Chestnut Gelding, 25 years old

15.2 hands high

Cob Cross

Silas is a ride and drive pony. He enjoys pulling the carriage. He came from a nearby trekking centre.

Uncle Silas has Gold Sponsorship from The Gruesomes

Our pony Uncle Silas

Adopt a Pony

The Lake District Calvert Trust relies heavily on donations to continue this specialist work, so thank you for any support you are able to give.

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