Charity

Patrick

It’s March and Patrick the celebrity pony is our pin up for this month’s virtual calendar. He’s been nominated by his friends in north Devon for his wonderful work as a therapy pony. He visits local hospitals and care homes and brings joy and happiness to patients and residents. He was called Patrick by the […]

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, […]

Hero Horse Number 31 – Dark Shift

You might be surprised to see a thoroughbred racehorse nominated as a hero horse, but Dark Shift made history earlier this month when he won the first War Horse Memorial Stakes, at Ascot, ridden by champion jockey Ryan Moore. As you can see he proudly wears a knitted purple poppy on his bridle to support […]

Virtual Calendar launch on World Animal Day

Today (October 4) is World Animal Day, and the ideal opportunity to launch our virtual 2022 calendar to celebrate the horses, donkeys, dogs, cats and numerous other living creatures who enrich our lives whether as pets or working animals. It’s so simple… We want you to send us your photos so, on the first day […]

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 […]

Animals War Memorial

Remembrance Sunday service. We are honoured to have been invited to speak and lay a purple poppy wreath at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at the Animals War Memorial on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The invitation comes from the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals, an Anglican (Church of England) organisation founded over 30 […]

Service of Blessing

Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor. Almost 300 people from all corners of the UK joined us for the Service of Blessing at Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor on Tuesday ( April 17, 2018). This was held to recognise the precious and treasured artefacts kindly donated by the families […]

Warwick, Young & Maclean

Announcing a new partnership with songwriters Warwick, Young & Maclean. Warwick, Young & Maclean were approached to write a song by the War Horse Memorial team after a recommendation from a platinum selling artist. They were asked to write a classical crossover song telling the story about a horse going into the battlefields in World […]

British Sporting Art Trust

British Sporting Art Trust. War Horse Memorial article. We are delighted that the War Horse Memorial campaign has been featured in the Spring edition newsletter of The British Sporting Art Trust; Britain’s leading charity that supports the promotion of British sporting art. You can find out more about how they promote British sporting art and […]

Service of Blessing

Service of Blessing. Holy Trinity and Garrison Church, Windsor. So many people are contacting us about the Service of Blessing on April 17, 2018 in Windsor asking for details. We still have a few places left and would be delighted if those of you who are able join us for this very special occasion. You […]

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