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A Sweeter Life for Treacle

26th October 2018

An elderly Shetland, named by staff as Treacle on her arrival, came into Bransby Horses at the request of the RSPCA in July, after she was found abandoned and tethered next to a burnt-out caravan. Concerned members of the public moved her to safety away from the caravan and Bransby Horses were called for help….

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Horses Running Loose on Humber Bridge Safe at Bransby Horses

30th August 2018

Bransby Horses collected four young horses at the request of Humberside Police. The four horses hit the local headlines when they were seen and filmed running loose across the Humber Bridge on Sunday 26th August around 6pm. Luckily Humberside Police were able to stop the horses, and they were temporarily moved to safety at a…

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Bordeaux and Toulouse

29th August 2018

Bransby Horses have two new arrivals after a call for help from the RSPCA. The mare and stallion, named by staff as Bordeaux and Toulouse, were identified as welfare concerns when their body and feet condition were reported by members of the public earlier in the year. They are believed to be aged between 6…

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‘Hay Five’: Top Tips to Cope With The Hay Crisis

22nd August 2018

Bransby Horses has launched its ‘Hay Five’ campaign to raise awareness of the hay crisis and help support horse owners. Due to the long, wet weather during winter and into spring, the grass growing season has been somewhat delayed meaning owners are already using remaining hay stocks. The demand for hay this winter will be…

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Bransby Horses Secures Future Work with Land Purchase

26th July 2018

The Lincolnshire-based equine rescue and welfare charity, Bransby Horses, has agreed to acquire 800 acres of land to secure the future for thousands of horses that suffer from abuse, neglect or abandonment. Grange Farm, Barlings at Langworth, is a vital investment in the charity’s 50th anniversary year to relieve pressure on its site in the…

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Zeus: A Special Home For A Special Veteran

20th July 2018

Rehoming an older equine is a big responsibility just like any other horse, but some will require additional care and many can’t be ridden. However, this wasn’t a concern for Ellen when she fostered two older equines and has found it very rewarding giving them a second lease of life through their golden years. Zeus…

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‘Friends of Bransby Horses’ Enjoy A VIP Day Out

19th July 2018

Last week Bransby Horses welcomed over fifty ‘Friends of Bransby Horses’ over two days to enjoy a special 50th Anniversary VIP day. The day kicked off with a talk from our CEO, Jo Snell, about the changes made to the charity over the last fifty years and the plans in place for the next fifty….

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Bransby Horses Rescue Abandoned Foals

12th July 2018

Bransby Horses have taken in three colts that were found wandering nervously across Leicestershire’s roads, close to Willoughby by the Wold. All three boys are under five months old and ideally, would still be relying on the mare to support with their development. We believe the youngsters have all been dumped which is sadly becoming…

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Bransby Horses’ Legacy Case Administrator Wins Crispin Ellison Bursary Award

28th June 2018

Bransby Horses is delighted to announce that its Legacy Case Administrator, Mel Banham, has won a Crispin Ellison Bursary Award. The 2018 Bursary Award will meet the costs of studying for the Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration (CiCLA), plus the cost of a year’s membership of the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM). The bursary aims to…

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Serenity’s Second Chance

14th June 2018

Serenity arrived at Bransby Horses in January 2018 at the request of the RSPCA and the Police as it was evident, following veterinary opinion, she was suffering and her welfare was compromised. Serenity was reported on a cold winter’s day after she had been found collapsed in a field and unable to stand by herself…

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Come and Meet the Shires!

7th June 2018

Honour, Passchendaele and Evelina have completed their quarantine period and have now moved to the Peter Hunt Yard! Having had a little time to settle and adjust to life on the farm, visitors are now finally able to meet the gentle giants. Passchendaele is still a very protective mother but is now happier they are…

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Bransby Horses Celebrates Volunteers Week 2018

6th June 2018

Bransby Horses could not function without the help and support from its volunteers who dedicate their time. The charity has many volunteers who work alongside staff on the yard caring for the horses, in offices to provide admin support, in the café and helping at external and internal events to promote the work of the…

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Wandering Stallion Signed Over to Bransby Horses

22nd May 2018

Unfortunately, no owner came forward to claim the stallion, Miles, who was found wandering along the A57 last week despite an appeal for information and he has now been signed over to the care of Bransby Horses. Miles continues to be well mannered and a pleasure to look after and is settling into his new…

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MED Equus Ltd Donate Vital Equipment to Bransby Horses

22nd May 2018

A kind donation from MED Equus Ltd has saved Bransby Horses hundreds of pounds and will enable staff to maintain vital equipment in the Animal Reception Centre which is used to detect potentially life-threatening diseases and infections such as Strangles. MED Equus Ltd donated four endoscope cleaning brushes and a leak tester kit to enable…

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Doncaster Group: Roaming Horses Run into a Brighter Future

17th May 2018

In February 2018 a welfare concern was reported to Bransby Horses regarding a group of seven horses in the Doncaster area that were underweight and had no access to food or water. When welfare officers investigated, they also found a stallion in the field and foal that had unfortunately died. The group were identified as…

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