Author: War Horse Memorial

Hero Horse No 28 – Ben the Brilliant

There are many reasons why horses, mules and donkeys make their mark and leave a lasting impression on us. So it was with Ben who came to Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare in 2012 after his competition career was cut short when his eyesight failed him. His owners became concerned when he started to refuse […]

Shona and Indie complete Walk for War Horse

Shona Brash from Links Garage, Port Seton in Scotland, has completed our Walk for War Horse with her handsome horse Indie Beau Scotia (‘Indie’). She tells us: “We’ve walked 48.6 miles in the beautiful countryside around Indie’s Seton Sands home and we shared our adventures on our Seton Sands Community Ponies facebook page. “We set […]

Daisy Mae leads way as Walk for War Horse continues across the country

Ros Shepherd has sent us an update as she and the team at Miller’s Ark continue their Walk for War Horse this month through the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Ros says the animals on the farm all have their own personalities and Daisy Mae the Shire and miniature Shetland pony, Whisper are real characters and much […]

Indie walks for Warhorse

Shona Brash from Links Garage, Port Seton in Scotland, has just joined our Walk for Warhorse with her handsome horse Indie Beau Scotia (‘Indie’). Shona has been a supporter of ours since we started War Horse Memorial three year’s ago by selling our purple poppy pin badges at the garage. Port Seton is on the […]

Miller’s Ark Animals Walk for War Horse

Ros Shepherd, Daisy Mae and Scarlett from Miller’s Ark Animals have already begun their Walk for War Horse, joining dozens of other animal lovers nationwide who have taken up the challenge to support animal sanctuaries. Daisy Mae is a beautiful shire who is expecting her foal any day soon, and Scarlett a miniature Mediterranean donkey, […]

Walk for War Horse begins

From all corners of the UK people and their animals have begun Walk for War Horse, to raise money for animal sanctuaries and good causes. In Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Diana Milligan, her terrier, Truffle and pony Cody have chosen to support our partners Brooke, the horse welfare charity which is running a Kilt Walk the weekend […]

Hannah and Blue sign up to Walk for War Horse

Meet Hannah Lukacs and her pony Blue. They are both six and inseparable and have signed up to support Walk for War Horse. Mum Emma tells us Hannah was very happy to wear her poppy pin to school and the family have set up a ‘Just Giving’ page for Hannah and Blue to help raise […]

Thumbelina joins Walk for War Horse

Our Walk for Walk Horse next month, in association with the Donkey Breed Society, has really taken off – and there’s still a few days left to register. The latest recruit is Thumbelina, a 16 months old miniature donkey from Mersea Island, near Colchester. Thumbelina, like Patrick our celebrity pony, is training to be a […]

Patrick the Pony to Walk for War Horse

Patrick the celebrity pony has signed up on his birthday to Walk for War Horse. Our wonderful Shetland pony mascot was born on St Patrick’s Day, and his owners Kirk and Hannah Petrakis say they will incorporate his trips around the beautiful Devon countryside as part of his training to be a therapy pony. He […]

Welcome to Family Nest Rescue Livery

Introducing the Baker family, our newest friends and partners who run a not-for-profit rescue and livery sanctuary which gives therapeutic support to members of the Royal Artillery. Theirs is a story of a love of horses and a deep respect for the military, which has resulted in the setting up of Family Nest, a 38-acre […]

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