War Horse Memorial had an armchair seat at this year’s virtual World Horse Welfare Conference which explored The horse-human partnership, asking what’s in it for the horses? Guest speaker was the charity’s President, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, who in her closing address spoke of growing up with horses and the changing relationship between […]
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 […]
Rarely does a story touch so many lives on social media as the story of Reiver, a dark bay 16-hand mare and Ricky Fenwick, an Army veteran… theirs is a story of friendship, loyalty and proof – if ever it were needed – of the healing power of horses. Hundreds of people from all over […]
A virtual concert to launch this year’s appeal. This is brought to you by celebrities and artists for The War Horse Memorial and in support of our chosen charities and good causes. Please tune in at 8pm on Monday June 8th.
Our Hero Horse number 14 is nominated by historian Richard Houghton who is one of our Ambassador Volunteers and a great friend to War Horse Memorial and our appeal. Richard, who lives near Ormskirk, in Lancashire, tells us that Quicksilver, a large grey charger, deserves his place in our hall of fame because of his […]
Gwen – the Community Star. Horses that have seen the very worst of human behaviour can, with patience and kindness, learn to trust again and against all odds, form meaningful relationships once more. Gwen is one such horse, and she has been nominated by Mane Chance Sanctuary where she now lives and flourishes. Working relationships […]
DENNIS – the intuitive horse. Heroes, as we know, are often unassuming… they step in and save the day without fuss and glory, and make us realise their value and true worth. Our Hero Horse number 11 is Dennis, who has been nominated by Eleanor Stourton, Relationship Officer at Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare,The Broyle, […]