Poppy

Poppy makes top world class monuments list

Some great news to start 2021… Poppy our magnificent War Horse has made it into the top 16 interesting facts about memorials worldwide. How amazing is that? Writer Mallory Weiler who has complied the list for Ranker Insights has cited Poppy as interesting fact number 12 and links back to our website so that the […]

Greetings from Tuscany

Susan Leyland, our acclaimed sculptor who created our wonderful War Horse, Poppy lives in Italy and, because of COVID-19 restrictions, was unable to join us for National Animal Day. However she was determined to take part and remembered the role horses particular have played in war, by pinning purple poppies on the bridles of these […]

Nigel Allsopp – President of AWAMO

The Australian War Animals Memorial Organisation– and our Special Ambassador has just sent this message which we wanted to share with you all. It concerns an adapted silhouette of our War Horse, Poppy. Nigel has been working hard to replicate our Memorial in Australia to remember the service and sacrifice of the animals that went […]

Ascot unveiling

Ascot unveiling. After four years of hard work and planning this is the moment that Poppy, our War Horse was unveiled for the first time to the general public. Brownie Jess Edwards and Guides Nisha Watson, Katherine Warner and Annice Anderson were chosen to pull off Poppy’s giant purple mantle to reveal her majesty and […]

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