Month: June 2020

Tony Pidgley CBE

We are sad to report the news that our great benefactor Tony Pidgley has died. He was 72, a true colossus of the property world and a wonderful supporter of our cause. Tony Pidgley’s CV is well-known: born to a single mother in 1947 and taken in by Barnardo’s, he was then adopted by travellers […]

Concert lifeline as appeal gets underway

Two horse sanctuaries are the first charities to benefit from the proceeds of our virtual concert, staged earlier this month and still available to see on YouTube. Mane Chance in Surrey and Blue Acre in Berkshire have both been struggling to survive since the lockdown and thanks to you, our kind-hearted supporters, we have been […]

Hero Horse No 16 – Patrick

We welcome the first Shetland pony into our stable of 100 Hero Horses. The Petrakis family, who he lives with, say the reason they would like to nominate Patrick is because he is helping so many people who are self isolating during these difficult times, with videos of him on his adventures around the beautiful […]

Concert success as donations start to pour in

We estimate almost 3,000 have now watched our virtual 2020 concert to launch this year’s appeal. We have received generous donations and offers of support to buy and distribute our pin badges from kind-hearted folk who believe as we do the importance of the welfare and care of animals. If you haven’t yet seen our […]

Colin Thackery message

Britain’s Got Talent winner Colin Thackery has made a personal plea to remember animal charities during the coronavirus pandemic. He was speaking at a virtual concert to support this year’s appeal.

Our Virtual Appeal 2020

A virtual concert to launch this year’s appeal. This is brought to you by celebrities and artists for The War Horse Memorial and in support of our chosen charities and good causes. Please tune in at 8pm on Monday June 8th.

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