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MR FOX OUR AUGUST PIN UP

Carol Carter loves animals … she has a dog named Bailey, and lives in the North East of England. Her unusual request was to nominate the fox for our virtual calendar. We had to search long and hard to find any evidence of foxes who were used in war – any war. But sure enough […]

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR ANIMAL PURPLE POPPY FUND

Our good causes tell us they are still struggling to cope. Donations are down and many horse and animal welfare charities are having a hard time meeting their food and vets bills. Will you help us help them? The simplest way is to buy something from our exclusive limited edition purple and platinum range of […]

NOAH – OUR CALENDAR BOY FOR JULY

Meet the very handsome Noah who is a Saluki and his best friend is Michael Thompson our very valued Ambassador who lives in Old Windsor. Our 2022 virtual calendar features animals who gave service and sacrifice in war, and over centuries the Saluki has certainly played its part. Evidence traces this hunting dog back to […]

PATRICK THE PONY FOR MAYOR?

A petition is underway in Cockington, in Devon to make Patrick the Celebrity Pony – and our official War Horse Memorial mascot – Mayor of the village… More than 130 locals have signed the online petition and support is growing. Patrick, a miniature Shetland who is just seven hands high and enjoys a pint at […]

NEW PLANS FOR A VIRTUAL WALK ANNOUNCED

Balmoral Castle to Edinburgh Castle Monday, July 4 – Sunday, July 17, 2022 Illness and a last minute change in circumstances means that we are having to revise our plans for The War Horse Memorial Platinum Jubilee Walk. So, rather than cancel – and working with the Edinburgh March Riding Association – we have come […]

War Horse Ambassadors Win Medals in Injured Veterans Special Games

The Veteran Games and Conference 2022 was held in Tel Aviv in Israel from 28 May to 3 June 2022 and saw some 200 injured veterans from the U.K. and Israel compete in a number of sports including cross fit, swimming and shooting held at Beit Halochem (Warrior’s House) Competition for medals was tightly fought […]

Spotlight on Donkeys

It’s June which means we are already half way through our virtual calendar. This month we feature Glendon, Lincoln and Horace. They are rescue donkeys from the Donkey Sanctuary and Teresa Payne and her family foster them long term. Teresa, a partner in the solicitor firm of Parfitt Cresswell, in Windsor tells us “this wonderful […]

Poodles went to war too

As we move into May we focus on an unlikely candidate for animals who have served us in war… the poodle. The nomination comes from Tim Hardy-Lenik who lives with his partner and their three -year old son in Surrey. Tim has sent us this wonderful photo of Poppy Daisy the Toy Poodle, pictured with […]

National Animal Purple Poppy Fund 2022

The countdown has begun to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and, here at War Horse Memorial – and in a tribute to our wonderful Monarch – we reveal our small but exclusive limited edition purple and platinum range of gifts in the run up to June 8 when we launch our National Animal Purple Poppy […]

Pigeons in wartime

For April the focus of our virtual calendar celebrates and remembers the work of the lowly pigeon, nominated by Susan Carter who lives in the North East of England. Susan is a mother of four and a great animal lover and believes the role that pigeons played in both world wars must never be forgotten. […]

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