These beautiful pair of Franc Comptois horses, Rita and Séduiante, will be pulling the supply wagon for the 2012 Caravan of Hope. The Comtois horse is a draft horse that originated in the Jura Mountains on the border between France and Switzerland. They are generally chestnut with flaxen manes and tails, but they can also be bay.

A photo of our two gorgeous horses April 2011:

Rita has been donated to Daniel Brown, who teaches at Stella Hancock Carriage Driving RDA near Guildford, where Rita will be used.

Rita arriving at the centre in October 2012, after the receptions in London.

June 2013: “Rita is doing fine; she looks great at the moment, she’s got her summer coat. She’s out with some Suffolks and a 10-month Suffolk foal, which she’s adopted… ”