Hero Horse No 24 – Vonolel The Reliable

We start the New Year with the latest addition in our search to find one hundred hero horses. Vonolel, a nimble grey Arab horse, purchased in Bombay by Field Marshal Lord Roberts who bought his trusty steed while he was still a major soon after the Lushai Expedition of 1871-1872. During which he defeated the […]

Poppy makes top world class monuments list

Some great news to start 2021… Poppy our magnificent War Horse has made it into the top 16 interesting facts about memorials worldwide. How amazing is that? Writer Mallory Weiler who has complied the list for Ranker Insights has cited Poppy as interesting fact number 12 and links back to our website so that the […]

Christmas concert available to watch anytime

This stellar line up of singers and performers made it a night to remember… coming together as they did to support War Horse Memorial and our virtual Christmas concert. They gave their time and talents for free and were joined by Patrick the Pony, our celebrity mascot, making a guest appearance with Father Christmas. Special […]

Christmas concert countdown

The stellar line up of singers and performers is confirmed and it promises to be night to remember… so don’t forget to tune in to our Christmas Concert which premieres at 8pm on YouTube tomorrow (Sunday, December 20) here – These wonderful stars have come together to support War Horse Memorial. They’ve given their time […]

Christmas concert to feature original composition

Major Craig Hallatt BA (Mus) LRSM ALCM CAMUS is Director of Music and Officer Commanding The Band Of The Household Cavalry, and an acclaimed composer. We know him best as the creator of our wonderful Elegy to the War Horse, a haunting and enigmatic tribute to war horses everywhere. But his composition Alpha and Omega […]

Christmas concert: Exciting new singer to perform

Singer songwriter Chloe Jones, from Dukinfield, is celebrating the release of her latest single ‘Damsel’, inspired she says by her recent trip to Guatemala City, and she sings this, and exclusively for our concert, her arrangement of the classic “2000 Miles” a song written and released by The Pretenders in 1983 which has become a […]

Announcing Christmas concert treat

Adrian Warwick and Mark Young, well known to us at War Horse Memorial as the songwriters of our beautiful and official anthem A Million Tears, have done it again with a new song, just released and tipped to do well with its expression of love and hope… It’s Love on Christmas Day carries a simple […]

The Donkey Breed Society join our concert line-up

We can’t get out to enjoy concerts and carols this festive season but fear not… with our talented celebrity friends we at War Horse Memorial are putting together a virtual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 20 at 8pm on YouTube. A stellar line up of performers have agreed to give their time and talents for […]

Colin Thackery to open the show

Who better to open our Christmas Concert on Sunday December 20 than the wonderful Colin Thackery. We have two songs from the Chelsea pensioner who won the hearts of the nation as last year’s Britain’s Got Talent winner, and his beautiful performance is guaranteed to get us in the festive spirit Colin, like all those […]

Christmas concert announced

We are delighted to announce a Christmas Concert is in the planning in support of War Horse Memorial. It will take place (virtually) on Sunday, December 20 at 8pm on YouTube. A stellar line up is promised and each day we will reveal a new performer who has agreed to give their time and talents […]

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