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Make The Most Of Half Term With Bransby Horses


28th May 2024

It’s half term and Bransby Horses are gearing-up to welcome visitors, new and returning. As one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities, we offer a great day out with miles of wheelchair friendly tracks to explore, a cafe, gift shop, play park and second-hand goods shop. New for 2024, we are excited to be…

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Bransby Horses Welcome Tiny Foal Into The World


22nd May 2024

The pitter patter of tiny hooves has caused huge excitement here at Bransby Horses.  While it’s not unusual for foals from rescued mares to be born with us, the arrival of Pika has caused quite a stir.  His mum is a Shetland pony called Polly, who stands around 81cm or 8hh high, so of course…

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Why Bransby Horses Exists


17th May 2024

At Bransby Horses, we rescue equines for many different reasons. Some may have been mishandled and abused, where others may have been so neglected they have never experienced human contact. It can take months and sometimes even years for these animals to recover and many will never be suitable to rehome. What is certain however,...

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Strangles Awareness Campaign Kicks-Off


6th May 2024

Strangles Awareness Week (SAW) is an annual campaign aimed at preventing and managing Strangles – the most common infectious equine disease. From today until May 12 the campaign will run mainly on social media, supported by leading equine welfare organisations including Bransby Horses. Strangles is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes swelling of the…

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New Village to Village Pathway Now Fully Open


6th May 2024

A new pathway from Sturton by Stow to Bransby Horses in Bransby village is now open. The new route, which is not a public footpath but a permissive pathway, will be accessible for much of the year and only closed for essential maintenance. A public right of way already exists in the area and this…

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Call For More Driver Awareness When Passing Horses On The Roads


25th April 2024

One of our supporters is on a mission to improve people’s understanding around passing riders and carriage drivers safely on the roads.  Helen Henderson from Newark, who fosters Bransby Evan, is worried drivers are ignoring the law.   She has reported a number of incidents where drivers have passed at speed to the police and…

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Bransby Horses Celebrate Prestigious Visit England Award Nominations


4th April 2024

Bransby Horses is delighted to announce that we achieved a huge 95 per cent in our recent Visit England assessment – with 100 per cent awarded specifically for the Visitor Centre and customer service, the on-site retail experience and pre-visit online information. Special mentions were given to the accessibility awareness work, installation of signage depicting…

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Easter Fun For The Whole Family


29th March 2024

Join us this Easter at Bransby Horses for an Eggs-ellent Easter Egg Hunt. Enjoy the great outdoors and the company of our wonderful rescue horse, ponies, donkeys and mules at our Visitor Centre. No booking needed, just ask for details at the gift shop when you arrive. The Easter Egg hunt is £3.50 per child...

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Equestrians Invited To Free, Charity Led Welfare Awareness Events


29th March 2024

Following on from the amazing success of last year’s events we are once again hosting a series of talks for horse owners covering the latest equine management topics, such as track systems and alternative grazing set-ups. These events are completely free and aimed at horse owners, equestrian business owners and land proprietors. Bransby Horses has…

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Fence Check Reminder To Horse Owners


27th March 2024

Bransby Horses are urging all horse owners to check their fencing daily to make sure it is adequate and up to the job of keeping their animals safe and secure.  When horses escape from their paddocks, their safety and that of other animals and people around them is put at risk.   We are regularly called…

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Wondering What To Read on World Book Day 2024?


7th March 2024

Calling all pony loving children. Bransby Horses have not one, but two books we hope will become supporter favourites this World Book Day. Readers are invited to get to know Pudding and our wonderful charity through these educational storybooks which are on sale now here or at our Visitor Centre in the village of Bransby,…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for a Horse Loving Mum


6th March 2024

Looking for where to spend Mother’s Day in Lincoln? Bransby Horses could be the ideal location to celebrate a mum’s love of horses and the perfect place to pick-up a thoughtful, equine related gift in their shop in Bransby just north of Lincoln. There’s something for every budget. If money is tight, why not treat her…

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After The Floods: Bransby Horses Assess the Damage


2nd February 2024

Flooding of our land last autumn and into the early part of this year has brought added pressures to the day to day running of Bransby Horses. As with any major event the initial response was hard work for all involved but it’s the long term we must now look to understand. Losing over 40…

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Our Rescued Residents Help Raise Awareness of Equine Welfare and Care


31st January 2024

Visitors can learn how to spot a horse in need and how one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities care for these often misunderstood animals, on the Bransby Horses Welfare Trail.  Officially opening this month, the trail will be a permanent fixture here at our free to visit charity based in the village of…

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