A Mule in a Million

10th January 2022

  One of our oldest residents, Ebony, is celebrating her 30th birthday today. Ebony – who being a mule is the offspring of a female horse/pony (mare) and a male donkey (jack) – was wandering the streets of Gainsborough in Lincolnshire when we were called to her rescue back in 1992. It wasn’t clear if…

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We Need Your Votes

22nd December 2021

We have been shortlisted in the 2021 Harry Hall charity partner campaign – but you only have until 23rd December to vote for us! With over 7,000 nominations, Bransby Horses couldn’t be prouder to have made it through to the final 10. There will be three winners picked for 2022 and these will be announced…

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Winter 2021 Lottery Results

21st December 2021

Order Value Ticket Number Name of Winner 1st Prize £2,000 1105989 Mr D Dunnett 2nd Prize £500 0745850 Mrs J Swanborough 3rd Prize £250 1561825 Mrs B Nicholls 4th Prize £50 0812023 Mrs M Hughes 5th Prize £50 0835873 Mrs J Clark 6th Prize £50 1803577 Mr A McClarence 7th Prize £50 1102008 Mrs G…

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A Little Christmas Hope

20th December 2021

Every horse, pony, mule or donkey rescued by us, Bransby Horses, has a story to tell. When equines first arrive here, the next steps on their journey begin and this couldn’t be demonstrated more than in the story of a little piebald cob called Hope. From the very beginning, this 10.3hh pony proved how resilient she…

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A Christmas Wish Come True

15th December 2021

Wish, a 22-year-old chestnut mare who has been with Bransby Horses for over eight years, has found her forever home – just in time for Christmas. Every single team member who worked with Wish during her many years with the charity is over the moon to know she has settled in well with her new…

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Give the gift of kindness this Christmas with Bransby Horses

10th December 2021

As the festive season creeps ever nearer, now is the perfect time to start planning for Christmas. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything, or searching for a unique gift with a difference, this Christmas we have the perfect gift for you. With over 900 equines in our care, we…

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Who Wants Christmas Pudding?

8th December 2021

Back on the shelves by popular demand is a Christmas book telling the story of Pudding, the abandoned Shetland pony. Pudding’s Christmas Miracle is a wonderfully uplifting tale, written to raise vital funds for equine care while helping to spread the word about the welfare and rescue work we do out in the community. Sally…

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Bransby Horses Six Top Winter Horse Care Tips

25th November 2021

As the nights draw in and the weather has taken a bitter turn this week, our thoughts turn towards adapting a little later than usual this year, and implementing those winter routines to ensure our equines stay happy and healthy. Below are our six top tips for owners caring for horses this winter. 1.Provide the…

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Bransby Horses Meets HRH The Princess Royal at BHS Healthcare Clinic

25th November 2021

BHS Healthcare and Education Clinic – Ashford, Kent Numerous BHS Clinics are held throughout the year across the UK providing horse owners the opportunity to seek information, advice, and support on a huge range of issues and allow experts to engage with and build lasting relationships with people in the local communities. Bransby Horses have…

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Introducing Our Rescue Support Team

10th November 2021

Consisting of current employees working across the Farm, ARC and Estates Teams, the Rescue Support Team supports our External Welfare Officers when responding to a variety of equine collections and in multi-agency working, continuing to build and develop our relationships with other organisations. This may include the collection of a legacy equine, removal of RSPCA…

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5th November 2021

On 4th November, our Executive Director of Equine Welfare, Emma Carter and External Welfare Manager, Rachel Jenkinson, were presented with the 2020 BHS Welfare Award on behalf of Bransby Horses at the BHS Annual Awards Ceremony, by BHS President, Martin Clunes. The BHS Welfare Award is awarded for excellent service in the cause of equine…

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Have you ever thought about becoming a Trustee?

1st November 2021

No organisation exists without its people Here at Bransby Horses we are incredibly lucky to have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers helping us to achieve and deliver our objectives. All charities are governed by a board of trustees; and here at Bransby Horses our board is made up of 5 incredible people all of…

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Farewell Captain

1st October 2021

It is with profound sadness that we deliver the news to you that our recently retired police horse, Captain, has been put to sleep. Captain came to us from Greater Manchester Police in late July after being retired due to arthritis, a painful condition of the joints, which advanced in several of his limbs. Shortly…

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Local Councillor Gives Back To Bransby Horses Through The Councillor Initiative Fund

28th September 2021

We recently invited West Lindsey Chairman of the Council, Cllr Steve England, for a tour after selecting Bransby Horses as a community project to award a financial contribution as part of the Councillor Initiative Fund. Over a four-year cycle, each District Councillor has £4,000 to award to local community projects and activities, allowing Councillors to…

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