Our grateful thanks to the team at Rase Veterinary Centre for their generous support selling our purple poppy pin badges to customers and visitors which has realised a wonderful donation of £1,000 towards our cause. Rase has been in existence for over fifty years , and with a Small Animal Hospital situated just outside the […]
While we remember horses, mules and donkeys with our purple poppies you have been reminding us that over two world wars tens of thousands of dogs and cats also perished. Their contribution and sacrifice was immeasurable, and yet little is said or done to commemorate the role they played – at home and on the […]
Rarely does a story touch so many lives on social media as the story of Reiver, a dark bay 16-hand mare and Ricky Fenwick, an Army veteran… theirs is a story of friendship, loyalty and proof – if ever it were needed – of the healing power of horses. Hundreds of people from all over […]
The latest entry into our 100 Hero Horses series is Churchill; nominated by The Horse Trust, who cared for him following his well-earned retirement from The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment three years ago. Sadly Churchill recently passed away; the below fitting tribute was published by the Regiment. After an extremely difficult week, we are absolutely […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.