Month: October 2020

Artist creates a Meadow of Purple Poppies to remember animals in War

When acclaimed artist Jenna Fox saw Poppy the nation’s own war horse memorial draped in a cloak of knitted purple poppies, it planted the seed of an extraordinary idea which has just been realised… Jenna says she drove SIX times round the Heatherwood Roundabout, in Ascot – home to our magnificent bronze monument – mesmerised […]

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre

We are delighted to announce that War Horse Memorial has agreed partnership working with Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre, in Cheshire, home of the internationally renowned Cotebrook Shire Horse Stud. The Shire breed was established in the mid-eighteenth century, although its origins are much older. Historians tell us that Shire horses were essential to the success […]

News from Down Under

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that this coming weekend, thanks to the support of our Commonwealth Ambassador Nigel Allsopp and his team at AWAMO (Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation), the New Zealand War Dog Memorial will be opened in the USA at the world’s largest cemetery memorial for military […]

Ambassador Dr Susan Tresman PhD, BSc, PGCE

Delighted to introduce Dr Susan Tresman, our Ambassador for Surrey, who has a long and illustrious career in the worlds of charity and higher education, culminating in Senior Lecturer in Science Education and Programme Director of the Student Retention Programme and MSc in Science, and CEO of the British Dyslexia Association and the Grafham Grange […]

Christmas Card 2020

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY as we are now taking pre- orders for our 2020 exclusive Christmas cards, which we think you’ll agree in these times of uncertainty and challenges sum up the festive spirit we all love in a fun and whimsical way… They feature two wonderful horses Annie and Nugget, and the image was captured […]

Hero Horse No 20 – Sir Briggs

‘Briggs‘ was a survivor of the famous Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaklava on 25 October 1854 and the real life War Horse that helped inspire Tennyson’s epic and enigmatic poem Charge of the Light Brigade. He has been nominated by Davy Russell, who lives in Builth Wells, in Breconshire. A […]

Walk for War Horse… with the Donkeys of Scotland leading the way

Nature lovers across Scotland are being invited to take part in a special event that will not only get them walking the country’s beautiful landscapes but help raise vital funds for animals in need… Walk for War Horse launches today* – World Animal Day – and hopes to encourage animal lovers across the country to […]

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