The Funnell family has a long history in the world of show jumping and eventing with Pippa and William Funnell being well known personalities. So we intimately understand the profound feelings of grief at the loss of a devoted and beloved horse.
Cherry tree pet crematorium is Kent’s only specialist individual equine crematorium that carries out cremations on our own premises, giving owners reassurance and peace of mind that there horse or pony is in good hands from collection to return.
Owners have a choice of beautiful hand crafted casket, scatter basket or having there treasured friend scattered here at cherry tree in our lovely surroundings. We are also proud to be recommended by a large number of veterinary surgeons in our local area, who recognize the extra efforts we take to make your friend’s final journey a peaceful, respectful and comforting experience.
Cherry Tree will efficiently work to pre-arranged veterinary time, so that we can accompany your vet or we will arrive later to allow you time alone with your horse to say your final goodbyes. The time of collection is always your decision. We understand that some owners appreciate their horse being removed as quickly as possible to limit upset to other people and animals. We can react quickly to your decision and will help you through the process and ease the stressful situation.
Cherry Tree offer 7 days a week service and are just a phone call away should the need arise.
Individual cremation with all ashes returned
Your horse/pony would be collected and individually cremated with all the ashes returned to you in a wooden casket or wicker scatter basket with brass name plaque engraved with your horse’s name.
You would be welcome to collect your horse’s ashes in person or we are happy to return them to your veterinary surgery.
Ashes are normally ready to come home within seven days.
We can return shoes or mane cuttings as a keepsake for you to treasure.
Whatever your final wishes for your companions, we offer the support and respect we would want for our own pets, feel free to contact us at any time to learn more about our services or arrange to visit.