Speculation that Uckfield-based Sussex Horse Rescue Trust is to close has prompted a statement from its board of trustees.
The trustees say:
“We are aware that there is speculation that Sussex Horse Rescue Trust is too close. The Trustees of Sussex Horse Rescue Trust are currently in consultation with our staff about the best way forward, and we would ask for respect whilst we are in discussion with those people who would be directly affected.
“Any potential closure would also require the re-homing of our resident horses and donkeys, and so all the implications of this are being carefully considered.
“We will issue a further update as soon as we are able, and we wish to make it clear that the only official statements will come from the Board of Trustees via official outlets; there is no other spokesperson(s) for the Charity.”