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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Colin – Donkey Breed Society

The poster boy for our February virtual calendar is Colin, who heralds from the Northern Region of the Donkey Breed Society. Society Secretary Sarah Booth, who nominated him, explains that Colin belongs to mother and daughter team, Olwen and Liz Brown, who have been members of the Donkey Breed Society for ages! Colin is sixteen, […]

Adrian Warwick

Local songwriter with a love of animals becomes celebrity ambassador for War Horse Momorial Adrian Warwick, songwriter, lyricist and poet, who has a string of hits to his name, including consecutive number ones in the classical charts, has become a special Ambassador for the War Horse Memorial. Adrian, who lives in mid Essex with his […]

Virtual Calendar 2022

Welcome to our virtual calendar for 2022, a chance to introduce one of our four or two legged friends, nominated by you, to celebrate the start of each new month in 2022. January showcases Cotebrook Loch Anna, three times National Champion Shire, who is proudly wearing her purple poppies. She is pictured with Alistair King […]

Purple Poppy support – Your pictures

We are delighted to share more of your photos as you help us help our good causes by buying and wearing your purple poppies. Thank you to all of you who support us. There’s still time to get your pin badge or knitted poppy for your pet. Go to our SHOP on the website or […]

Purple Poppy Pictures

We asked you to send in your photos showing your support for our Animal Purple Poppy Fund, helping us to raise money for our good causes and you haven’t disappointed. Who could resist baby Ocean Tserea Scott Reid, just five weeks old wearing a poppy almost as big as her beautiful face. She’s joined by […]

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