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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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Uncovering Cost Of Living Effect On Those Caring For Horses


19th January 2024

Two new Cost of Living Surveys have been launched to help welfare charities better understand the financial pressures being faced by horse owners. The first, aimed at anyone who keeps horses in the UK, was developed with support from Bransby Horses and other NEWC (National Equine Welfare Council) members including World Horse Welfare, Redwings, Blue…

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What To Do When Flooding Looms


19th January 2024

As a responsible owner it’s important to keep your horses safe during floods. It can be useful to have an emergency plan ready as flooding can happen quickly and being prepared will enable you to get your animals to safety more easily. Below you’ll find advice on what to do to prepare for floods, with…

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Unprecedented Number Of Hoof Neglect Cases


29th December 2023

As one of the UK’s biggest equine welfare charities, 2023 has been a busy year for Bransby Horses. We currently have 292 equines on site and over 607 in homes – and as of the end of October 2023 we had rescued 119 and rehomed 83. Sadly, we have seen a steep rise in cases…

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Little Bert Finds a New Home in Time For Christmas


22nd December 2023

A pony who came close to death on more than one occasion has found a new home just in time for Christmas. Little Bert, a blue and white Fallabella Shetland stallion, was very thin and had a wound with maggots growing inside it, when he was discovered by Bransby Horses in the summer of 2022….

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Bransby Horses Winter 2023 Lottery Results


20th December 2023

We have now drawn the winners for our winter 2023 lottery. See the results below. Order Value Ticket No. Name of Winner 1st Prize £2000 331917 Ms M Ward 2nd Prize £500 196114 A Bell 3rd Prize £250 249452 I Osborn 4th Prize £50 221284 W Wiliams 5th Prize £50 529331 J Wilson 6th Prize…

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Abandoned Mare and Foal Saved In Time For Christmas


19th December 2023

A mare and her foal abandoned in a field in Flamborough, East Yorkshire would not have seen Christmas if Bransby Horses had not stepped in. Snow Bunting and her tiny foal Puffin were initially spotted by Humberside police, who called our welfare line with concerns no one had visited the horses for months. At the…

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Woodchip Bedding Donation Could Not Have Come at a Better Time


28th November 2023

We are feeling extremely lucky a wood pellets company in Saxilby has donated over £7,000 worth of bedding to us. Prime Pellets had a surplus of the dust extracted bedding and contacted Bransby Horses to see if they could use the pellets and were delighted to find they would be very well received. Bransby Horses…

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Pony Found With No Front Teeth And Painful Leg Sores Finds His Angel


22nd November 2023

Buying a horse is rarely straight forward and as many equestrians will testify it can be an emotional rollercoaster looking for ‘the one’. But for experienced horse woman Ellie Haynes it was particularly difficult. Responding to an advert for a safe hacking pony for her elderly mother, she arrived to view Oliver, who sounded perfect…

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Choose Gifts That Make A Difference This Christmas


21st November 2023

We are offering a novel way to support us this Christmas. Buying one of our Gift Cards With a Difference means supporters can donate towards our rescue and welfare work on behalf of someone else. Bransby Horses’ Maria Thompson said: “We know things are tough right now and just want to let our supporters know…

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