Temporary Closure of Herefordshire Site


February 17, 2017

Bransby Horses is to relocate 48 equines from the Stoke Prior site in Herefordshire to the Lincolnshire site. This move comes ahead of a temporary site closure which is in the best interests of the horses. The charity has struggled to recruit and retain staff at Stoke Prior, in part due to its remote location…

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Bullseye and Lasso Update


February 17, 2017

Bullseye and Lasso were taken into charity care on Tuesday 14th February. Sadly, the decision was made with the vets this afternoon to have Lasso put to sleep. Although he initially responded to treatment, he rapidly began to deteriorate yesterday, despite the plasma transfusion he was given on Wednesday. He had fluid in his lungs…

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Bullseye and Lasso


February 16, 2017

On Tuesday 14th February, our External Welfare Team was asked to assist the Police with the removal of two young ponies, Bullseye and Lasso (named by staff). Both in very poor condition, the ponies were malnourished and emaciated with a sickening body condition score of just 0.5 out of 5. Concerns grew for Bullseye and…

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Appeal for Information – Veronica


February 16, 2017

Bransby Horses is appealing for any information about the Shetland pony (pictured), following her abandonment in Carlton Le Moorland. Veronica, is approximately 12 years old and has a current body condition score of just 1.5 out of 5. With very overgrown feet, she will have X-Rays tomorrow so we can ascertain the damage and then arrange…

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Bransby Horses Welcomes Additional Ponies from Bodmin Moor


January 27, 2017

As the welfare crisis continues on Bodmin Moor, despite the best efforts of multiple organisations, Bransby Horses recently welcomed an additional ten mares from the Moor. Named by staff, Buttercup, Blossom, Camellia, Primrose, Ivy, Daisy, Lilac, Jasmine, Tulip and Snowdrop were assessed by vets on arrival. Unfortunately, Jasmine had an infection from a previous injury…

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Delilah’s journey to find a loving home


January 9, 2017

Delilah came into the care of Bransby Horses at the request of the RSPCA in October 2016, with a colt foal staff named Harry after being dumped on a piece of land with several other ponies. Unfortunately, no owner was located and they were both in a very poor state or emaciation and sadly, her…

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Supporting Scarlett through Strangles!


December 22, 2016

Scarlett, an eight-year-old Thoroughbred mare arrived at Bransby Horses on the evening of Thursday 24th November following seizure by the RSPCA; she was found abandoned close to a busy road and was ushered into a garden to keep her safe. Scarlett was in a very poor state, with a body condition score of just two…

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Christmas Lottery Winners 2016


December 20, 2016

Christmas Lottery – Drawn on Monday 19th December 2016 Congratulations to this year’s winners:   1st Prize                     £1500   Ticket No 201809 S Houghton of Weymouth   2nd Prize                   £1000   Ticket No 229061 G Anderson of Penzance   3rd Prize                    £500   Ticket No 658812 D Pannell of London   4th Prize                    £25  Ticket No 314507 N…

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