Hero Horse No 5 – Turbo

Lizzie Oseman, from Henley on Thames, in Oxfordshire has nominated her horse TURBO as our Hero Horse number 5. She says he is one of the kindest souls on the planet. Despite his enormous size and muscle, he is calm and gentle at all times and imagines so many war horses were like him, strong […]

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park, near Oxford has become the first in the country to recognise the service and sacrifice that animals played in war by supporting our Purple Poppy Appeal. Tens of millions of horses, mules and donkeys, dogs, cats and pigeons were sent to the Western Front, but less well known is the role that […]

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