Equine Influenza still an issue – INFORMATION FOR HORSE OWNERS

19th August 2019

Are you a horse owner, getting ready to take part in a competition this weekend? Cases of equine influenza are on the rise. If you are a horse owner, please take a minute to ensure you’ve taken all precautions to minimise your equine’s risk of contracting the disease. In March this year 20 cases were…

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Local community welcomes Bransby Horses at exclusive tour of Barlings

8th August 2019

On Sunday 4th August, Bransby Horses held an exclusive tour for the local community on their land at Barlings. Having had the site, near Langworth, for nearly a year now, the charity wanted to catch up with the locals and show them work done over the last 12 months. The tour included updates on how the…

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Eating ragwort killed 2-year-old Mina

2nd August 2019

More than 1,000 horses die from ragwort poisoning each year and these are just the recorded cases. The tall dark green-stemmed flower, with a crown of small mustard yellow flowers can be seen across the UK, most frequently in fields and on verges. It is already well-known by horse owners that this plant can cause…

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New Trustee roles available at Bransby Horses

10th July 2019

Horses have long been part of the British identity and are, quite simply, incredible creatures. They have done so much for people over many centuries and their huge impact is a golden thread through our past, present and future. We owe them a great deal. We believe that horses, and all other equines, deserve the…

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Bransby Horses Trustee of six years, Beth Dawson, steps down

9th July 2019

Bransby Horses CEO thanks Beth Dawson for six successful years of service as Trustee. Beth Dawson became a Trustee in July 2013 and after six impressive years of service to the charity, has decided to step down. After attending school in Edinburgh, Robinson College and the University of Cambridge during her years of education, she…

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Eve raises £150 for Bransby Horses in memory of her own mare, Bracken

1st July 2019

Local girl, Eve Corrigan, 11, visited Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare on Saturday 29th June to present a very special cheque for £150. Eve has been raising money in memory of her own horse, Bracken, who passed away earlier this year. From cake sales to odd jobs, Eve has raised this money for the charity,…

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Ivor and Blue Moon go from underweight to full of energy

25th June 2019

Just a two months ago Thoroughbred Ivor and Warmblood Blue Moon, arrived at Bransby Horses via The British Horse Society welfare team, after the horses’ needs were no longer being met.  Before coming to Bransby Horses, these two lived in a field next to an old sheep farm. The land was steep and barren and…

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Three cobs rescued from a riverbank get a new lease of life

12th June 2019

Monopoly, Yahtzee and Cluedo, three charming cobs, were taken in by Bransby Horses in February this year, after being found on a 3-mile stretch of riverbank. When the team reached the three neglected horses, they were underweight, had acute diarrhoea, lice infestation and needed immediate farrier treatment. Monopoly and Yahtzee were also in foal by…

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Bransby Horses announces their biggest summer activity schedule for 2019

7th June 2019

Bransby Horses is busy planning their schedule of summer activities which start on 22nd July. As well as the trails and walks to explore on the site and a chance to meet the horses, donkeys and mules, the charity will also be holding new activities designed to help families get creative, messy, imaginative and close…

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Petplan Charitable Trust donate £17,000 towards ultrasound equipment

30th May 2019

On Thursday 30th May, Petplan Charitable Trust donated £17,000 to Bransby Horses to go towards the purchase of new ultrasound scanning equipment. The new equipment will help the Welfare team at the charity monitor health conditions, diagnose medical issues and establish best treatment options for the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules in their care. Bransby…

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Bransby Horses reveals plans for their Summer Fayre

29th May 2019

Bransby Horses is hosting their 44th annual Summer Fayre on Sunday 2nd June 2019 11am – 4pm. Last year, the Summer Fayre attracted a record number of visitors and it is hoped the Fayre this year will be another success for the charity. For many in the area, it is a chance to visit the…

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Head of External Welfare Ryan Rouse is recognised for Services to Equine Welfare

11th April 2019

Ryan Rouse, Head of External Welfare for Bransby Horses has won the Horses And Ponies Protection Association Ken Cranage Memorial Award for Services to Equine Welfare. The award was created in memory of Ken Cranage, who was the well-respected President of HAPPA. Ken played an active role as HAPPA’s Chief Field Officer and spent a…

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Bransby Horses officially opens The Lodge!

5th April 2019

On Friday 5th April, The Lodge was officially opened by the Founder of the Horse’s Voice, Pat Dargue, and members of the Bransby Horses Team including CEO, Jo Snell. The Lodge will now be used for community events and activities throughout holidays as well as talks throughout the year. The Horse’s Voice established in 1990,…

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