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Hero Horse No 29 – Vic The Faithful

The bond between soldier and horse can never be underestimated and it is demonstrated here in the story of Vic and Captain Wallace, sent to us by Sian Brewis. Sian is Volunteer/Director at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, in Scotland. She tells us “whilst recently doing research for a new display at the museum, my […]

More Walk for War Horse adventures

Scotland’s donkeys did us proud and braved the poor April weather to Walk for War Horse, to raise funds for animal sanctuaries struggling to cope because of the pandemic. This very photogenic donkey, six-year old Hamish, owned by Annabelle and Jimi Troup, walked with children Daisy (10) and nine year old Isabella along with the […]

Walking for War Horse across Scotland

Sharon Laing lives in Innerleithen, Peebleshire, in the Scottish borders with her donkeys Josh and Jock. Just a couple of hours away is Dumfries and the home of Susan Clapperton and her small herd of donkeys. A good four-hour drive to the north is Ballater, Aberdeenshire where we find Morven Meston with her two donkeys […]

Hannah and Blue raise £375 for War Horse

Six-year-old Hannah Lukacs, riding her best friend Blue, was so keen to support Walk for War Horse that she set up a JustGiving page, invited family and friends to sponsor her and raised £375 to help us support horse sanctuaries and animal welfare centres. The Lukacs family live on a farm in Ashkirk, in Selkirk, […]

Thumbelina’s poignant path on Walk for War Horse

Thumbelina, is a 16 months old miniature donkey from Mersea Island, near Colchester, and like Patrick our celebrity pony, is training to be a therapy equid to work with children. She lives with Jude Pearce who says they used Walk for War Horse as an opportunity to do some exploring around the glorious Essex countryside […]

Walking for War Horse in Northern Ireland

Jill Castles and her three donkeys, Percy, Dec and Dave the Rave, who are taking a well-earned rest after completing their Walk for War Horse. Jill, from Lurgan, County Armagh, tells us: “The boys had a fab time exploring Northern Ireland during the month of April. In total they walked 142 miles between them, around […]

Hamish and Dougal’s 40-mile Walk for War Horse

Meet Hamish and Dougal, two active donkeys from Cumbria who are owned by Donkey Breed Society member Allison Roberts. They took on the Walk for War Horse challenge and over April completed more than 40 miles. Allison kept a log of their walks and adventures (see below), using a mobile phone app to measure the […]

Shona and Indie complete Walk for War Horse

Shona Brash from Links Garage, Port Seton in Scotland, has completed our Walk for War Horse with her handsome horse Indie Beau Scotia (‘Indie’). She tells us: “We’ve walked 48.6 miles in the beautiful countryside around Indie’s Seton Sands home and we shared our adventures on our Seton Sands Community Ponies facebook page. “We set […]

Indie walks for Warhorse

Shona Brash from Links Garage, Port Seton in Scotland, has just joined our Walk for Warhorse with her handsome horse Indie Beau Scotia (‘Indie’). Shona has been a supporter of ours since we started War Horse Memorial three year’s ago by selling our purple poppy pin badges at the garage. Port Seton is on the […]

Hannah and Blue sign up to Walk for War Horse

Meet Hannah Lukacs and her pony Blue. They are both six and inseparable and have signed up to support Walk for War Horse. Mum Emma tells us Hannah was very happy to wear her poppy pin to school and the family have set up a ‘Just Giving’ page for Hannah and Blue to help raise […]

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