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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 […]

Colin Roy joins the Christmas concert line up

Colin Roy is a London based singer, songwriter who is an old friend to War Horse Memorial and we are delighted has agreed to perform for us at our virtual Christmas Concert, on Sunday, December 20. As a West End and International star Colin has toured the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and Australia with various […]

Colin Thackery to open the show

Who better to open our Christmas Concert on Sunday December 20 than the wonderful Colin Thackery. We have two songs from the Chelsea pensioner who won the hearts of the nation as last year’s Britain’s Got Talent winner, and his beautiful performance is guaranteed to get us in the festive spirit Colin, like all those […]

Christmas concert announced

We are delighted to announce a Christmas Concert is in the planning in support of War Horse Memorial. It will take place (virtually) on Sunday, December 20 at 8pm on YouTube. A stellar line up is promised and each day we will reveal a new performer who has agreed to give their time and talents […]

Hero Horse No 23 – Comanche

This is a story that’s the stuff of legends…the mixed breed horse with unknown ancestry, who rode at the notorious Battle of the Little Big Horn, received seven bullet wounds, had arrows sticking out of him, and lost a lot of blood, but survived. His story began in 1868 when the US Army bought him […]

Hero Horse No 22 – Sergeant Reckless

Introducing Sergeant Reckless, a small Mongolian-bred mare with a racing background in her native country, who became a national hero and the pride of the US Marines. She was purchased at the age of five for 250 US dollars – from a young Korean boy who needed money to buy his sister an artificial limb […]

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 […]

Keyham Lodge School

Students at Keyham Lodge School in Leicester have written to tell us of their love for their ponies and how they now have a better understanding of the role horses, mules and donkeys have played in war, and the meaning of the purple poppy… Staff member, Joanne Wilson says : “We have two ponies Fly […]

It’s Love on Christmas Day… A new single to bring some festive joy

With Christmas fast approaching, people more than ever are in need of some re-assurance and love… coronavirus, lockdowns and lack of human interaction with loved ones, friends and family, has left many people feeling, lonely, anxious, unsure and vulnerable. With this in mind, Adrian Warwick and Mark Young, well known to us at War Horse […]

Rebecca Halliwell-Coutts – Ambassador

We are proud to introduce British Army veteran, Business Analyst and UK’s National Ms Finalist, Rebecca Halliwell-Coutts, to the ranks of our War Horse Memorial Ambassadors. Rebecca started riding at the age of just four years old. She tells us: “I still clearly remember the day my father put me on a Shetland for a […]

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