Hero Horse No 17 – Churchill

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 […]

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 concert to launch this year’s Purple Poppy 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 […]

Hero Horse No 12 – Gwen

Gwen – the Community Star. Horses that have seen the very worst of human behaviour can, with patience and kindness, learn to trust again and against all odds, form meaningful relationships once more. Gwen is one such horse, and she has been nominated by Mane Chance Sanctuary where she now lives and flourishes. Working relationships […]

Blue Acre Horse Rescue

Trustees and volunteers for the Ascot-based charity have taken delivery of a new horse trailer courtesy of a generous benefactor and War Horse Memorial. Blue Acre co-founders and volunteers attended our annual dinner, at Cowarth Park, Ascot and we put the spotlight on the charity to highlight the wonderful work they do. Veanne Filkins, volunteer […]

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