Annie – Hero horse media coverage

The awarding of our very first ‘100 Hero Horses’ recipient, Annie, has received some media attention, most notably from BBC Spotlight. This video highlights the great work Annie does. Annie, a gentle and loving mare from Cockington Village, near Torquay in Devon. Annie was been nominated by Kirk and Hannah Petrakis who are our first […]

Hero Horse No 1 – Annie

We have been inspired by the stories you have told us about wonderful horses, mules and donkeys who, either through war or in peacetime, have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of we humans through dedication, gentleness, strength and loyalty. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Leyland forged our own Poppy the War Horse after studying the […]

Cockington Village

Cockington Village’s first Purple Poppy Day. November 3, 2018. Many Devon villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses with their colour washed walls of stone and cobb, and you’ll experience a quiet charm that is a quintessentially English with its manor […]

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