A Strangles Case Study: Ellie

4th May 2021

Late in the summer of 2020, Bransby Horses were contacted by the team at Park Hall Veterinary Clinic in Mansfield Woodhouse about a particularly challenging equine case they had encountered when dealing with a strangles outbreak at a nearby yard. Ellie, a much-loved 10-year-old, grey pony mare had been caught up in the outbreak earlier…

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28th April 2021

A national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease is returning next week. Strangles Awareness Week 2021 will take place from 3-9 May with the aim to provide horse owners, yard managers, vets and equine professionals with a platform to share their own…

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Bransby Horses Appoints New Equine Welfare Manager

8th April 2021

The Bransby Horses External Welfare Team investigate welfare concerns, supporting horse owners with non-judgemental support and rescuing equines who suffer as a result of cruelty or neglect. We work to help horses, ponies, donkeys and mules alike. Following a very competitive process, Rachel Jenkinson will be heading up the external welfare department as the new…

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31st March 2021

Bransby Horses is delighted to announce that on Monday 12th April, following the government’s planned easing of the nationwide lockdown, we plan to reopen to the public at 10am. We will welcome visitors for a full seven days in the week commencing 12th April, reverting to opening times of Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 4pm…

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28th March 2021

The Bransby Horses Estates Team were the proud recipients of the Special Recognition for Animal Welfare Award at the international Ceva Animal Welfare Awards on Friday night, for their “outstanding work during the flooding of Lincoln” in November 2019. Following nominations in late 2019, the panel of esteemed judges deliberated over hundreds of nominations and…

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Bransby Horses Say Goodbye To Retired Sponsorship Star, Sophie

24th March 2021

We are saddened to announce the passing of retired Sponsorship Star and much-loved Thoroughbred, Sophie. 18 year old Sophie had been struggling with deteriorating unmanageable lameness, and sadly, despite receiving the very best care and pain relief from our experts, she was no longer comfortable and the decision was made to euthanise her. Sophie became…

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Rebecca and Justice

21st March 2021

Last year when we announced the sad passing of renowned Sponsorship Star and retired police horse, Justice, following which so many kind, heart-warming stories were shared with us. One in particular really captured our hearts, and we are delighted to share Rebecca’s story with you below with kind permission from her family.Upon hearing about the…

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Bransby Horses Awarded Grant For Equine Facility Improvements

5th March 2021

Bransby Horses are the happy recipients of a £25,000 grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust to put towards major equine facility improvements following a challenging year for all charitable organisations. Founded in 1994, the Petplan Charitable Trust (PCCT) has a simple mission to promote the health and welfare of animals in the UK and beyond….

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Bransby Horses Launch Pudding’s Activity Book

17th February 2021

Fresh from the printers, Pudding’s Activity Book is now available online. Designed for children ages 5 and over, there are 32 pages of fun activities to keep the kids entertained for hours, including word searches, Sudoku, colouring and cut-outs to name a few! Children will follow Pudding throughout the book, meeting her friends and solving…

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The floods of 2019: update

5th February 2021

In November 2019 Bransby horses faced their biggest challenge yet … 140 acres of our land was flooded to protect homes in Lincoln. Photos here show some of our Bransby fields after the devastating floods, which left large amounts of our land underwater. Teams worked tirelessly day and night to keep our equines out of the contaminated…

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Bransby Horses temporarily closes to the public

4th January 2021

In light of the recent Tier 4 announcement for the region, Bransby Horses will be temporarily closing its doors to the public until 12th April 2021. We have been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with an estimated fundraising income loss of £100,000. During the temporary closure, we will continue to provide round the…

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We Say A Fond Farewell To A Much-Loved Resident

24th December 2020

It is with a very heavy heart that we have to announce that our much-loved retired Sponsorship Star, Largo, has passed away. Arriving at Bransby Horses in June 2006, Largo was immediately treated for laminitis yet managed to escape through electric fencing within his first five days with us to reach an enticing patch of…

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Winter Lottery Winners

14th December 2020

Please find listed below the winners of the Winter 2020 Bransby Horses lottery draw. £2,000 – Mrs V Badger £500 –  Mrs K Merrifield £250 – Mrs K Church Below are all winners of £50 Mrs Varnham Mrs Boyle Mrs West Mr Fairbank Miss Powell Mrs Story Ms Hornby Mrs Sharod Mrs Kysh Miss Sismey…

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