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Visitor’s give Bransby Horses the thumbs up


21st July 2022

Families looking for a day out which won’t break the bank are finding lots to do here at Bransby Horses. As one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities, our play park, café and miles of picturesque, pushchair friendly walkways are proving very popular. Visitors are also enjoying learning more about the work we do…

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Rehoming the Bransby way


21st July 2022

As one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities, with around a thousand unwanted, mistreated and abandoned horses in our care, Bransby Horses is more than a sanctuary. Our welfare work involves reacting to public reports of equines in need, working with the local community to improve equine health and wellbeing, and responding to large-scale…

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We pay tribute to characterful mule Ebony


13th July 2022

As one of the greatest and most loved characters at the charity, known affectionately as ‘Ebony mule’, she will be deeply missed. Bransby Horses PR officer Maria Thompson said: “It’s so tough when we lose one, especially when they are as special as Ebony. Everyone on the yard where she lived is just heart-broken but…

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Bransby Horses Spring 2022 Lottery Results


6th July 2022

  Order Value Ticket Number Name of Winner 1st Prize £2,000 SN 109218 Mrs H Coggan 2nd Prize £500 SN 29551 Mr & Mrs Christodoulou 3rd Prize £250 SN 154250 Mrs Ash 4th Prize £50 SN 17127 Mrs McBean 5th Prize £50 SN 17169 Mrs Jackson 6th Prize £50 SN 49141 Mrs Blahna 7th Prize…

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Find Out More About Horses and Road Safety


16th June 2022

  In support of the British Horse Society’s (BHS) road traffic campaign to reduce accidents involving horses on the roads, we are hosting an information event in the Clifford Marshall Building on our Bransby site near Lincoln in July. Statistics released by the BHS show road incidents involving horses and vehicles are an increasing problem,…

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Generous donation from Greater Manchester Mounted Police Horse Unit


13th June 2022

A donation of horse’s rugs from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are now on sale through the Bransby Horses’ eBay store. More than 30 second-hand rugs were donated by the Mounted Police Unit to help raise funds. Bransby Horses has taken in a number of retired police horses over the years, most recently, former Manchester Police…

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Improving Welfare With Healthcare Clinics


30th May 2022

Members of our Welfare Team, along with other equine charities and industry professionals, have been assisting The British Horse Society (BHS) at clinics up and down the country. The clinics offer advice and help with areas of horse care, from worming to weight management, castration, passporting, microchipping, dental checks, hoof care and vaccinations. Started and…

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Happy Birthday Domino


30th May 2022

Popular Sponsorship Star, Domino the donkey, celebrates his 23rd  Birthday today (May 30). Domino’s brother Nero celebrated his 29th birthday earlier in this month, so Domino is now happily stepping into the lime light for some birthday treats. The friendly donkey has been with us for many years having arrived in 2009 with his brother…

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Happy Birthday Nero The Donkey


16th May 2022

Once a Sponsorship Star with a big fan following, little Nero is a well-loved character here at Bransby Horses. He lives with his brother Domino, within our male herd who are all now out on their summer pasture and on view to visitors. Rebecca, who is team leader at the Visitor Centre Yard where our…

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Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Influence Equine Welfare


6th May 2022

We have been given a rare opportunity to make our voices heard to improve horse welfare on a national scale. DEFRA are currently assessing proposals to improve equine health and welfare legislation by reviewing the government’s current equine ID and traceability system and they want to hear from horse owners like you. Why? The current…

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Spring is in the air – time to be laminitis aware


29th April 2022

Laminitis is often associated with the warmer weather and fat ponies – but all horses have the potential to get it. It is a very painful condition affecting the horse’s feet and in extreme cases, can be fatal. Too much grass, stress, illness, inflammation and age are just a few of the causes. All owners…

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Welsh pony rescue update: beautiful foal born at Bransby Horses


21st April 2022

The safe arrival of a foal has brought a ray of sunshine to Bransby Horses and the lives of five Welsh ponies taken in by us in February. A male foal (colt), Cobalt, was born overnight on March 28 to mum, Periwinkle. Mare and foal are doing well. The five ponies came to us as…

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