Avonmill recently found a home for my horse in the first viewer to see her - I dropped her off on the Monday and by Thursday someone from Joanne’s extensive waiting list had fallen in love with her! My mare had led a BE dressage section and had lots of jump, and she was wasted due to my lack of time. The decision to let her go was difficult but I’ve known Avonmill for a long time as I got a horse from them many years ago. I was delighted with the daily photos and updates, the levels of care, quick new home being found and levels of interest they generated. I’d highly recommend you read the 22 pages of testimonials on their website and like me use their services if you love your horse and want to do the best for them.

Paula Kirkwood


I asked Avonmill for help with an unusual search, to find me a donkey! My dads birthday was looming, and he had always wanted one. My old retired horse also needed a new pal. She found me the cheeky but lovable Elvis! Thanks for your help Joanne, he’s part of the family!

Faith Hancock



If, like me, you struggle to get your head around selling a much loved horse, Joanne is the woman for you! She is warm and friendly, careful to listen to all your thoughts and hopes for a potential new home. At the same time, she is professional and thorough. She and Ben spent time getting to know and understand my horse, so when it came to meeting potential buyers, I felt they really cared about matching him with the right new home. I was well informed with daily updates and photos, so I felt involved throughout.

Heidi Purvis

St Andrews