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Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Influence Equine Welfare


6th May 2022

We have been given a rare opportunity to make our voices heard to improve horse welfare on a national scale. DEFRA are currently assessing proposals to improve equine health and welfare legislation by reviewing the government’s current equine ID and traceability system and they want to hear from horse owners like you. Why? The current…

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Lyanna’s First Birthday


14th March 2022

Lyanna is part of our Game of Thrones group who we rescued in August 2020 following a call from the RSPCA. Thankfully Lyanna was born in our care in March 2021 and doesn’t know the ordeal her mum, Sansa, and two sisters, Arya and Daenerys, went through before their arrival. We were excited to be…

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Storm Eunice Closure


18th February 2022

We have taken the decision to close our Visitor Centre today due to the latest guidance on Storm Eunice.   As the situation is ongoing, we will assess our site first thing tomorrow morning to inform opening on Saturday 19th February. Please check back here before setting off if you plan to visit us tomorrow….

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Large number of ponies pose challenge for rescue charities


18th February 2022

A large herd of forty ponies has been taken in by rescue charities after the sudden death of their owner. World Horse Welfare was contacted about the ponies late in 2021 and it quickly became clear that the owner’s distraught family was unable to take on their day-to-day care. Despite this, however, the family was…

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Bransby Horses’ Veterinary Advisor to Lecture at British Student Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2022


24th January 2022

This weekend, Bransby Horses’ Veterinary Advisor and leading equine skin tumour (sarcoid) expert, Jeremy Kemp-Symonds, will be speaking at the British Student Equine Veterinary Association’s (BSEVA) annual congress. The BSEVA hopes to encourage veterinary students to explore the equine sector by offering a wide range of practicals, talks, trips and information on equine veterinary medicine…

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Winter 2021 Lottery Results


21st December 2021

Order Value Ticket Number Name of Winner 1st Prize £2,000 1105989 Mr D Dunnett 2nd Prize £500 0745850 Mrs J Swanborough 3rd Prize £250 1561825 Mrs B Nicholls 4th Prize £50 0812023 Mrs M Hughes 5th Prize £50 0835873 Mrs J Clark 6th Prize £50 1803577 Mr A McClarence 7th Prize £50 1102008 Mrs G…

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Give the gift of kindness this Christmas with Bransby Horses


10th December 2021

As the festive season creeps ever nearer, now is the perfect time to start planning for Christmas. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything, or searching for a unique gift with a difference, this Christmas we have the perfect gift for you. With over 900 equines in our care, we…

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Who Wants Christmas Pudding?


8th December 2021

Back on the shelves by popular demand is a Christmas book telling the story of Pudding, the abandoned Shetland pony. Pudding’s Christmas Miracle is a wonderfully uplifting tale, written to raise vital funds for equine care while helping to spread the word about the welfare and rescue work we do out in the community. Sally…

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Bransby Horses Six Top Winter Horse Care Tips


25th November 2021

As the nights draw in and the weather has taken a bitter turn this week, our thoughts turn towards adapting a little later than usual this year, and implementing those winter routines to ensure our equines stay happy and healthy. Below are our six top tips for owners caring for horses this winter. 1.Provide the…

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Bransby Horses Meets HRH The Princess Royal at BHS Healthcare Clinic


25th November 2021

BHS Healthcare and Education Clinic – Ashford, Kent Numerous BHS Clinics are held throughout the year across the UK providing horse owners the opportunity to seek information, advice, and support on a huge range of issues and allow experts to engage with and build lasting relationships with people in the local communities. Bransby Horses have…

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Introducing Our Rescue Support Team


10th November 2021

Consisting of current employees working across the Farm, ARC and Estates Teams, the Rescue Support Team supports our External Welfare Officers when responding to a variety of equine collections and in multi-agency working, continuing to build and develop our relationships with other organisations. This may include the collection of a legacy equine, removal of RSPCA…

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BRANSBY HORSES PRESENTED WITH BHS WELFARE AWARD BY MARTIN CLUNES


5th November 2021

On 4th November, our Executive Director of Equine Welfare, Emma Carter and External Welfare Manager, Rachel Jenkinson, were presented with the 2020 BHS Welfare Award on behalf of Bransby Horses at the BHS Annual Awards Ceremony, by BHS President, Martin Clunes. The BHS Welfare Award is awarded for excellent service in the cause of equine…

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Have you ever thought about becoming a Trustee?


1st November 2021

No organisation exists without its people Here at Bransby Horses we are incredibly lucky to have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers helping us to achieve and deliver our objectives. All charities are governed by a board of trustees; and here at Bransby Horses our board is made up of 5 incredible people all of…

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Farewell Captain


1st October 2021

It is with profound sadness that we deliver the news to you that our recently retired police horse, Captain, has been put to sleep. Captain came to us from Greater Manchester Police in late July after being retired due to arthritis, a painful condition of the joints, which advanced in several of his limbs. Shortly…

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