OTHER ANIMALS FOR FILMING & PHOTOSHOOTS 

 
We are suppliers of trained stunt horses for over 15 years and we are now also also offering for hire other animals and reptiles for film, T.V, magazine and fashion shoots, theatre and all media industries.  
 
Let us know the brief and we will supply you with exactly what you need. 
 
All animals live with us as part of our ever growing family and we train them ourselves to be happy and confident with going out and about, working in new environments and being comfortable with cameras, flashes, studio equipment, noise and smoke etc. 
We also have reliable connections for other animals so please let us know if you can't see what you are looking for. 
All our animals are also happy around our horses and indeed have worked together on shoots. 
Contact us for daily rates plus fuel from Hemel Hempstead HP26EY. 
 
We also have a home location for hire. 
 
We are proud to be based in an historic 1768 stable yard set on the grounds of a stunning 2000 acre country estate - The Gaddesden Estate which is a known film location which has a large unit base, woodlands, arable and several period properties to its name close to Pinewood studios, Leavesden studios and other London studios with great road links to the M1 and M25. 
Our paddocks back onto the Georgian stately home called Gaddesden Place built by James Wyatt in 1768 which is also available to hire and has been used in many movies and TV productions such as The Children's Act, The Legend of Tarzan, ITV's Endeavour, Holby City, ITV's Vanity Fair, Absolutely Fashion: Inside British Vogue, BBC's Emma, The Current War, Foyles War, Little Britain, Ken Russell's Gothic to name a few. 
Filming has taken place here since 1944. 
 
We have full insurance cover for all these animals and a performing animals license. 
 
Let us introduce you to the team: 

Bi - eyed Wolf Dog 
 
Dora - Female  
 

Dora is a wolf a like dog that lives with us, is very friendly and very response with great recall. 
She is very good on and off the lead and has no prey drive with chickens, sheep, pheasants, small birds, rabbits and other dogs which is great. 
She has recently worked on shoots for The Royal Ballet and Matilda Temperley, London. 

Cockerels and Hens 

We have 10 free range chickens of rare breeds including completely black Ayam Cermani from Indonesia, Asil game fighting type cockerels from India as well as farmyard brown hens and Bluebell hens. 
We also have a small group of Quails. 
 
All the Chickens recently have worked for Tatler magazine for a photoshoot with a model.  

African Pygmy Hedgehog 

Mr Prickle Pants 
Our super friendly little hedgehog is also a little star. 
He has travelled into London on the train and London underground to Vogue House to do a fashion shoot for Tatler magazine which including walking on the editors desk, climbing amongst Jimmy Choo designer shoes and welcoming visitors at front desk for Conde Nast publications. He also visited the new Ralph Lauren bar in London to take a short coffee break! 

Blue and Gold Macaw 

This is Poppleguy. 
She is very used to going out and about, she is harness trained and also been to London on the train and on the London underground. 
She regularly visits pubs, attends all the shows we perform at around the UK and is happy going to lots of different people as we have trained her with this as did the breeder from a very early age. 
We are also lucky to be based next to Gaddesden Place with its stunning Victorian Conservatory full of exotic plants which is used for film location shoots included amongst hundreds of films and TV productions the recent ITV Sunday night drama Vanity Fair so perfect for both the Macaw and tropical location in one. 

Aylesbury Ducks 

We have some female Aylesbury white ducks for hire. 
They live with our chickens and have recently worked on a shoot for The Royal Ballet and one even got re named Star duck due to how well behaved and happy posing she was in front of the camera. 

Male Panther Chameleon 

Our Chameleon is called David Attenborough. 
He is a stunning and very friendly Panther Chameleon who loves to come and his vivarium and wonder about. 
Great for photoshoots. 

Poison Dart Frogs - Blue 

We have 4 Dendrobates Azureus little frogs that are available to shoot. 
These must be keep in their bio active vivarium or similar humid set up. 
Beautiful colours and very bold frogs that love fruit flies. 

Small birds. 
Finches and Canaries 

We now have some small aviary birds available for hire. 
The Canaries are tame and easy to shoot without a cage. 
We can source different birds types if required. 
They were recently used on a studio photoshoot for The Royal Ballet. 
 

Belgian Hare 

This is Dzhigit our female house hare. 
She lives freely in our house and is bold, beautiful and friendly. 
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