Bransby Horses says a sad goodbye


15th October 2020

Bransby Horses, one of the UK’s largest equine welfare and rescue charities, has said a sad goodbye to one of its most-popular and well-known equines, Twiggy the Shetland pony.Twiggy, a black Shetland aged 20, had been living in the care of Bransby Horses since 2002, when she was rescued by the charity after being found injured and foaling at…

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Bransby Horses unveils new branding


21st September 2020

Bransby Horses, one of the UK’s largest equine welfare and rescue charities, has today (Monday 21st September) launched a new logo, branding and updated website, as it looks to build greater awareness and support for its life-saving work. The charity started the carefully budgeted project last year, after internal and external research identified that the…

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Spring 2020 Lottery Draw


26th August 2020

Please find listed below the winners of the Spring 2020 Bransby Horses lottery draw. £2,000 – Mrs C Rix £500 – L. Snarey (Linda) £250 – E. Ironside £50 –  A.Butler (Anne) £50 – Mrs J. Davies (June) £50 – C. Harris (Carol) £50 – Mrs J M Steel £50 – Mr B Kennett £50…

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Sturton and District Shed Club


17th August 2020

On 6 August 2020, The Sturton and District Shed Club signed a license to occupy part of a site at our charity’s Bransby site in Lincolnshire. The Shed club is a friendly group that get together to socialise on a regular basis, to carry out all sorts of projects and share experience in areas such…

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Introducing Bransby Family Fosterer stories


24th April 2020

Our Bransby Family of Fosterers are incredible people. If it wasn’t for them we simply wouldn’t have the room to rescue and care for the many hundreds of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules we look after across our public Bransby site and private Barlings site in Lincolnshire. Our relationship with these members of the extended…

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Bransby Horses Horsey Handwash


23rd March 2020

Bransby Horses has created a Horsey Hand Wash demonstration video to guide their dedicated staff on how best to keep safe by keeping their hands clean. We wanted to share this video at this unprecedented time as it may help others remember the key steps to proper hand washing. The charity, having seen many demonstration videos over the…

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Bransby Horses closed to visitors for the foreseeable future


23rd March 2020

In light of the continually evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic, we are closed to visitors for the foreseeable future. All spring activities have been cancelled. Our Bransby site, welcomes thousands of visitors each year, and although we will be closed, our site will remain operational so we can continue to care for the 362…

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Remembering Jigily


7th January 2020

It is with heavy hearts and a lump in our throats that we tell you, one of our Adoption Stars, Jigily, was euthanised in December. We have spent the last few weeks telling those who have adopted Jigily this last year, directly. Jigily has been a much-loved member of the Bransby Horses’ family, having been…

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Remembering Pip, Digit and Diamond


4th December 2019

It has been a difficult time for Bransby Horses recently, as the team is still dealing with the challenges the floods have presented. The autumn and winter of 2019 have also seen lots of characters reaching the end of their lives, as their health conditions deteriorated. You may not know them all but here are…

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Vote for Bransby Horses to be granted up to £25,000!


22nd November 2019

Today we’d like you to vote for us to be granted up to £25,000! By clicking on a link and answering 7 quick questions, you can put us in with the chance of winning some very much appreciated money towards helping equines in need, all thanks to SEIB. The deadline for applications is only days…

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Cancelled events due to Flooding


13th November 2019

It is with great sadness that we are having to cancel numerous events due to the ongoing flooding crisis at our Bransby site. Refunds will be issued via EventBrite. If you have any queries please contact events@bransbyhorses.co.uk Please see below for information on what is cancelled and what is planned to still go ahead.

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Flooding At Bransby Horses – Ways You Can Help


12th November 2019

Over the last few days, we have been overwhelmed by the communities’ support for the devastation the flooding has caused on our land. It’s key to remember that while we agree to support the Environmental Agency to close our drain valves to reduce flooding in Lincoln we receive absolutely no compensation for this. As the…

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Bransby Horses officially opens The Lodge!


5th April 2019

On Friday 5th April, The Lodge was officially opened by the Founder of the Horse’s Voice, Pat Dargue, and members of the Bransby Horses Team including CEO, Jo Snell. The Lodge will now be used for community events and activities throughout holidays as well as talks throughout the year. The Horse’s Voice established in 1990,…

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S&NWPCA donate to Bransby Horses following closure of Association


4th April 2019

Scottish & Northern Welsh Pony and Cob Association (S&NWPCA) have kindly made a donation from the remaining funds of their Association to Bransby Horses, following the difficult decision to permanently close. S&NWPCA was founded in 1962 with the aim of promoting the Welsh Pony and Cob breed and was one of the first to be…

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Lottie Finds Her Forever Home


1st April 2019

Lottie arrived at Bransby Horses in 2017 with a foal at foot. Her life before Bransby Horses had been both hard and demanding. Firstly, she had been used as a driving and riding pony being worked over long distances, then as a brood mare. Although, it is unclear just how many foals she had been…

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