Hero Horse No 3 – The Horse With No Name

This is an unusual nomination and comes from Norfolk. The artist who crafted the sculpture wishes to remain anonymous, and both he and the horse have “no name” akin to the grave of the Unknown Soldier, with its eternal flame. He is nominated by Nigel Cushion, who says… We often see him appearing all around […]

Hero Horse No 2 – Blackie

This is Blackie, the War Horse who has been nominated to take his place in our 100 Hero Horses hall of fame by Jess Edwards (pictured below), who is 10 and from the Wirral and our youngest Ambassador. She says he deserves to be included as she thinks he was a true friend to his […]

Annie – Hero horse media coverage

The awarding of our very first ‘100 Hero Horses’ recipient, Annie, has received some media attention, most notably from BBC Spotlight. This video highlights the great work Annie does. Annie, a gentle and loving mare from Cockington Village, near Torquay in Devon. Annie was been nominated by Kirk and Hannah Petrakis who are our first […]

Hero Horse No 1 – Annie

We have been inspired by the stories you have told us about wonderful horses, mules and donkeys who, either through war or in peacetime, have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of we humans through dedication, gentleness, strength and loyalty. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Leyland forged our own Poppy the War Horse after studying the […]

We award our first Household Cavalry Foundation Bursary

Cliff O’Farrell has become the first recipient of a special bursary from War Horse Memorial, set up thanks to the generous support of you our volunteers and friends. An explosion in Afghanistan ten years ago ended his career with the Household Cavalry and threatened his life. But despite five years in recovery, gruelling physiotherapy and […]

World Horse Welfare raises £100,000

A grand auction of World Horse Welfare’s exquisite Horse Trail Sculptures has raised almost £100,000, and we were delighted to play our part in supporting the charity’s important work. The auction line-up of 41 sculptures and maquettes presented artistic interpretations of World Horse Welfare’s work around the world, with each one representing a horse that […]

Brooke Christmas Carol Service

Brooke, the international horse welfare charity, held its annual Christmas Carol Service in the beautiful Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London – and War Horse Memorial was invited to join over 250 supporters, celebrities and friends for the service and VIP reception afterwards. There were readings from the charity’s patron, ITV news broadcaster Alistair […]

Christmas countdown

There’s still time to buy our Christmas cards and decorations – and help us support our chosen equine and military charities this festive season. Go to OUR SHOP to order our bespoke Christmas Cards which are designed from original drawings and sketches based on our War Horse, Poppy, by sculptor and artist Susan Leyland. And […]

2019 Christmas decoration

Due to popular demand we are introducing our 2019 Christmas decoration. The Wooden Christmas Tree Decoration is a festive ornament in a natural wood cut, designed with hanging ribbon and a wooden toggle ball. This is the perfect Christmas accessory for hanging on your tree lovingly laser engraved to one side with the War Horse […]

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