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Tips For Looking After Your Horse During Wet Weather

13th November 2023

With the weather now throwing its worst at us, we thought we’d share some of the ways we have managed to ease the wet weather stress, which we hope you may find useful. We know all too well how difficult it can be to manage horses in constant rain and appreciate many people will have…

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Waterlogged Paddocks and Expensive Repairs Following October Storms

13th November 2023

As river levels return to normal following October’s storms, around 40 per cent of our grazing land remains waterlogged. During Storm Babet, the Environment Agency opened the Till Washlands floodgates to prevent further flooding to homes in Lincolnshire – this water was held on our grass paddocks where more than 70 horses were living. A…

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7th November 2023

We must announce the very sad loss of our beloved miniature donkey, Apache. He was 22 years old and had complex dental issues affecting his ability to eat. As one of our greatest and most loved characters he will be deeply missed. Apache was a popular donkey with visitors and loved nothing more than being…

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We Couldn’t Do it Without You – Bransby Horses Say Thank You

1st November 2023

We have been overwhelmed by the kindness and compassion of our wonderful supporters and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who offered to help or made a donation to our Emergency Flood Crisis. On Friday, October 20, when Storm Babet hit, the Environment Agency opened the floodgates to the Till Washlands,…

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Bransby Horses Launch Emergency Flood Crisis 2023

24th October 2023

More than 250 acres of our land remains flooded today following heavy rainfall caused by Storm Babet. Despite the brighter weather over the weekend, the flood waters have continued to rise and we can now estimate that over 40 per cent is now under water, which amounts to over 250 football fields. Victoria Elliot, Head…

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Bransby Horses Will Reopen On Sunday Following Storm Babet

21st October 2023

Bransby Horses will reopen to the public on Sunday 22nd October at 10am. We remain closed on Saturday 21st October. This announcement comes 24 hours following a temporary closure on Friday afternoon after to Storm Babet brought heavy rain and strong winds to the village, resulting in localised surface water flooding which made accessing the…

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Storm Babet Forces Bransby Horses to Temporarily Close

20th October 2023

Bransby Horses received a two hour warning from the Environment Agency this morning to say the Till Washlands may be flooded to protect further flooding in Lincoln. While the warning gave us chance to act and remove any animals from affected fields the full extent of damage on our vital pastures will not be known…

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Bransby Horses Scoop Second Tourism Award This Week

13th October 2023

We are over the moon to have scooped a second major tourism award this week. Our equine welfare charity beat off tough competition to be crowned Best Small Visitor Attraction in Lincolnshire, 2023, by the Destination Tourism Excellence Awards judges. We open our doors to the public to raise awareness of equine suffering and to…

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National Award For Bransby Horses’ Visitor’s Centre

11th October 2023

We are delighted to be able to announce we have been awarded the VisitEngland Welcome Accolade for 2022-2023. Accolades were handed to 91 attractions across England, recognising all aspects of the visitor experience and were awarded in five categories including ‘Hidden Gem,’ ‘Best Told Story,’ ‘Quality Food and Drink,’ ‘Welcome,’ as well as ‘Gold’ for…

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Show Your Support For Equine Flu Awareness Week

10th October 2023

We are backing Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy Equine Flu Awareness (EFAW) campaign from October 9 -15. This will be a social media campaign aimed at educating and encouraging horse owners to vaccinate their horses, whether they are permanently on a yard or out competing, with an emphasis on the impact flu can have on equines….

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Special Guests Get Behind the Scenes Tour of Bransby Horses

26th September 2023

We were over the moon to be able to welcome over 70 supporters for an exclusive look behind the scenes at our annual VIP day earlier this month. With around 35 people across both days, our guests enjoyed five individually tailored sessions, showcasing the work we do and of course, the very special equines their donations…

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Come and Meet The Rural Crime Teams

18th September 2023

This week we are hosting a free information event aimed at horse and landowners addressing the legalities of the issues affecting them, such as equine passport requirements and how fly grazing laws work. It will be the last talk in our Make A Difference series, which has covered a number of topics from laminitis to…

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Come Visit Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch This October

15th September 2023

Possibly the best value pumpkin picking patch in Lincolnshire will return to Bransby Horses this autumn. Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch will be open throughout the month of October, where for just £3 visitors can choose the perfect Halloween squash to take home with them. We are committed to improving equine welfare and we are excited to…

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