Saying goodbye to 30 year old Ex-Police Horse, Boz


6th July 2020

Boz, a wonderful, long-serving police horse, who spent his retired 11 years with us has had to be put to sleep aged 30. Irish Draught gelding, Boz, retired in 2009, and came into our care after serving with the Greater Manchester Police. Boz was a safe and trusted mount loved by all who met and…

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Reopening to the public on 8th July 2020


29th June 2020

We’re delighted to announce that we will be reopening our doors to the public at 10am on Wednesday 8th July 2020. The site is still free entry and initially we will be running at reduced days and hours, open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am until 3pm. In line with the UK Government response to the coronavirus,…

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‘Do not feed the Horses’


27th May 2020

When out on a walk, it may seem a lovely thing to do to feed a horse or pony you’ve spied. Though this may appear a harmless, kind thing to do, sadly it more often than not can cause (sometimes irreparable) harm to the animal you are showing love to. You might think that one…

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Care Connection #6


27th April 2020

Dear Residents and Friends, Well, what wonderful weather we have had! Although, as you may agree with some of our residents, perhaps a little too warm at times. Twiggy certainly agrees as she has rather a lot of hair! Twiggy has a condition called Cushing’s, which is very common in our older equines. Simply put,…

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Care Connection #5


27th April 2020

Dear Residents and Friends, We have had a busy few days here, lapping up the glorious sunshine as we go. Firstly, we would love to update you on the Arab, Genie, who we mentioned on Nipper’s travels previously. As you know she injured her leg and was staying in her stable whilst it healed. Well,…

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Introducing Bransby Family Fosterer stories


24th April 2020

Our Bransby Family of Fosterers are incredible people. If it wasn’t for them we simply wouldn’t have the room to rescue and care for the many hundreds of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules we look after across our public Bransby site and private Barlings site in Lincolnshire. Our relationship with these members of the extended…

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Launching our Keep On Keeping On Campaign


17th April 2020

We’re very aware that there are a lot of worthy charities asking for help from their supporters at the moment. The truth being, as most will know, that the pandemic that has drawn our country to a halt has affected many thousands of businesses and charities. Unfortunately Bransby Horses is no different. Our teams have…

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Care Connection #4


10th April 2020

Dear Residents and Friends, This week sees a new way of working for our Yard teams. We usually have our full teams in every day during the week, then half of them on weekends. However, we are now treating everyday like a weekend with minimal staff every day. By doing this our staff can be…

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Bransby Horses launches Activity Pack


10th April 2020

Our streamlined marketing and fundraising team have ben working hard on creating our new Bransby Horses Activity Pack. The pack was designed to keep our supporters, and their children entertained and educated during the unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown, whilst schools are closed and parents and guardians are working and caring from home. The packs have everything,…

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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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