Care Connection #3


7th April 2020

Posted 3rd April 2020:   Dear Residents and Friends, The weather has begun to brighten up again here, much to the delight of a stunning chestnut horse named Sophie. She is now able to enjoy her days with her rug off and sunbathe to her heart’s content, especially as the herd is quieter these days…

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CARE CONNECTION: #2


2nd April 2020

Posted 1st April 2020: Dear Residents and Friends, We hope you enjoyed our last letter and have had a lovely weekend. The weather has sadly clouded over a little here, with the odd shower of rain. This was not welcomed by our horses – they prefer the sunshine, as do we! We would like to…

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Care Connection: #1


2nd April 2020

Last week we sent out the first of many handwritten letters we have committed to posting to care homes and sheltered accommodation near our Bransby, Lincolnshire site. The letters are simple updates on some of our notable equine residents and the staff who work with them. The purpose of these letters are to add a…

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2020 Lottery News


30th March 2020

Following the government restrictions placed upon our teams by the Covid-19 Pandemic we will be moving back the date of our June 2020 lottery draw. Our lottery draw will now take place on 24 August 2020. The tickets which will be sent out with our Spring / Summer 2020 Bransby Life will be entered into…

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Bransby Horses Horsey Handwash


23rd March 2020

Bransby Horses has created a Horsey Hand Wash demonstration video to guide their dedicated staff on how best to keep safe by keeping their hands clean. We wanted to share this video at this unprecedented time as it may help others remember the key steps to proper hand washing. The charity, having seen many demonstration videos over the…

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Bransby Horses closed to visitors for the foreseeable future


23rd March 2020

In light of the continually evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic, we are closed to visitors for the foreseeable future. All spring activities have been cancelled. Our Bransby site, welcomes thousands of visitors each year, and although we will be closed, our site will remain operational so we can continue to care for the 362…

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message to Bransby Horses supporters (flooding and COVID-19)


18th March 2020

It has been a very strange few months hasn’t it? The flooding in November then the COVID-19 outbreak have taken us all into a period of uncertainty. Like many, we have been doing all we can to protect ourselves, our supporters and our community. Looking out of the window at our horses, ponies, donkeys and…

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TopSpec Support Bransby Horses with Weighbridge


4th March 2020

An appeal by the team at Bransby Horses, following a difficult year which saw nearly half of their land under water, has led to TopSpec kindly donating a brand new weighbridge to the charity. In January the rescue and welfare team had to move 42 horses and ponies to the new Barlings site at Langworth…

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Bransby Horses brings neighing and braying to businesses


21st February 2020

On Wednesday 26th February, equine charity Bransby Horses is inviting businesses to experience exclusive tours of their site. The charity has started offering their high quality meeting, conference, networking and team-building facilities as part of their public offering. Tours will be held at 9am and 1pm at the Bransby site and showcase all the areas…

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Bransby Horses launches revolutionary rehoming process on Valentine’s Day


14th February 2020

Bransby Horses, is launching a new rehoming matching process on Valentine’s Day. The charity has designed a strategy to ensure they receive more ‘right fit, first time’ rehoming applications in the future. To do this, they are challenging the ‘norm’ of simply advertising the available horses that they have on their website and promoting them…

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Bransby Horses reveals February Half Term Activities


7th February 2020

The Bransby Horses half term activity schedule brings to life horsey, heartfelt and creative things to do for the whole family. Following heavy flooding in 2019, the charity is starting 2020 with renewed hope for a busy year at their award-winning Visitor Centre. People from near and far can visit the charity site 362 days…

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Bransby Horses is looking for ‘Stamp Snippers’


24th January 2020

Bransby Horses have been inundated with kind donations of used postage stamps over the last few weeks. The charity needs more hands to help trim them before selling them on to raise funds for the charity’s welfare work with horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. These used stamps help the team give equines a second chance…

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Charities combine expertise to help horse owners cut costs not care


14th January 2020

Bransby Horses and other member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a horse. Equine charities are continuing to receive large numbers of calls…

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Remembering Jigily


7th January 2020

It is with heavy hearts and a lump in our throats that we tell you, one of our Adoption Stars, Jigily, was euthanised in December. We have spent the last few weeks telling those who have adopted Jigily this last year, directly. Jigily has been a much-loved member of the Bransby Horses’ family, having been…

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Bransby Horses moves 42 horses and ponies to their Langworth site


6th January 2020

On Tuesday 7th January 2020, equine rescue and welfare charity, Bransby Horses, is moving 42 equines from their Bransby site to their site at Langworth as part of their Emergency Flood Crisis Campaign. The 800-acre site at Langworth was bought by the charity in 2018, to safeguard the charity’s future and was intended to be…

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