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National Animal Purple Poppy Fund 2022

The countdown has begun to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and, here at War Horse Memorial – and in a tribute to our wonderful Monarch – we reveal our small but exclusive limited edition purple and platinum range of gifts in the run up to June 8 when we launch our National Animal Purple Poppy […]

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, […]

We will remember them

Another selection of your great photos and images showing the ways you have remembered the service and sacrifice of animals in war. Our grateful thanks to Redhill School, in Stourbridge; Nevi, Zuzu and Poppy Gadd and Katie Hunt; the Haughton-le-Skerne Poppy Girls; Natalie Powell; The Donkey Breed Society, Chez Fleur; John Harwood; Morrisons in Berwick […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Month to Remember

November is almost over and all through the month Brandon Dodsworth has been fundraising for the Poppy Appeal. His project has focussed on the sacrifice of men and women in war. But in this video – which he has shared with War Horse Memorial – and special message, he remembers particularly the horses who also […]

Walk for War Horse… with the Donkeys of Scotland leading the way

Nature lovers across Scotland are being invited to take part in a special event that will not only get them walking the country’s beautiful landscapes but help raise vital funds for animals in need… Walk for War Horse launches today* – World Animal Day – and hopes to encourage animal lovers across the country to […]

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 […]

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