Coronavirus

It’s Love on Christmas Day… A new single to bring some festive joy

With Christmas fast approaching, people more than ever are in need of some re-assurance and love… coronavirus, lockdowns and lack of human interaction with loved ones, friends and family, has left many people feeling, lonely, anxious, unsure and vulnerable. With this in mind, Adrian Warwick and Mark Young, well known to us at War Horse […]

Partnership to support Donkey welfare in UK announced

The Donkey Breed Society and the founders of War Horse Memorial are announcing a working partnership to further the cause of donkey welfare through a programme of education and support. The announcement comes ahead of the first National Animal Day on Sunday (August 23, 2020), which will honour the service of animals in war and […]

Wearing their poppies with pride

With only a few days to go until the first National Animal Day – and despite COVID-19 restrictions – sales of our purple poppy pin badges and knitted poppies are flying off our virtual shelves… and there’s still time to get yours as we have extended our campaign until early Autumn. While we remember horses, […]

Greyhound Rescue Wales

New partnership working announced as National Animal Day is launched in Wales. Today (Monday, August 10, 2020) we announce a working partnership with Greyhound Rescue Wales, the longest established greyhound charity in Wales, to further the cause of animal welfare. The announcement comes ahead of the first National Animal Day on August 23, which will […]

Landmark partnership to support equine welfare in UK

We are proud and delighted to announce a working partnership with The Horse Trust, the world’s oldest horse charity, to further the cause of equine welfare. The announcement comes ahead of the first National Animal Day on August 23, which will honour the service of animals in war and provide a lasting legacy for animals […]

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 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 […]

Colin Thackery message

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.

Important announcement!

The sad news is that our plans to launch our 2020 appeal have had to be shelved due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that we have found another way to bring our cause right into your homes…thanks to the magic of YouTube and the generosity of our celebrity friends. On Monday, June […]

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