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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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Remembering Pistachio


23rd September 2021

We are very sorry to announce the passing of much-loved Shetland, Pistachio. Supporters will remember Pistachio for his close relationship with son and popular Sponsorship Star, Pecan. Our beloved Shetland family (Pistachio, son Pecan and his mother, Cashew) arrived at the charity in 2016 when Pecan was just one month old. They had been seized…

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Bransby Horses gains valuable grant at SEIB Insurance Brokers Awards


15th September 2021

The fourth annual SEIB Insurance Brokers Awards took place at Dallas Burston Polo Club in Warwickshire on the 8th September. The much anticipated £43,000 SEIB Charity Awards which granted precious funds to 10 small and medium sized charities were a main focus of the event. Following rounds of nominations and then a final vote by…

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BRANSBY HORSES HOSTS EAST MIDLANDS’ GREAT HORSES FOR HEALTH RELAY BATON EXCHANGE


15th September 2021

Bransby Horses hosted the East Midlands baton exchange of The Great Horses For Health UK Relay between Georgia Kavulok from YouTube and TikTok channel, Lilpetchannel, and Natasha Rhodes from Bransby Horses’ Riding Barn Team on August 20th. Natasha rode Diego who is currently undergoing ridden training in our Riding Barn and will be looking for…

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JOIN US AS WE HOST THE GREAT HORSES FOR HEALTH RELAY BATON EXCHANGE


10th August 2021

Join us on Saturday 21st August for the East Midlands Baton Exchange of The Great Horses for Health Relay. We’re excited to announce the baton exchange will take place between TikTok and YouTube sensation, Georgia Kavulok from Lilpetchannel, and a member of Bransby Horses’ Riding Barn Team from 9.30am. The event will be followed by…

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TOP TIPS FOR HORSE OWNERS RETURNING TO THE OFFICE


9th August 2021

The pandemic brought some of us the opportunity to spend more quality time with our animal companions and, for some, it was the perfect time to bring a horse into their lives, possibly for the first time. With the return to “normal” however, many horse owners may now be wondering how they will fare on…

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Two Ex-Greater Manchester Police Horses To Enjoy Retirement At Bransby Horses


4th August 2021

Bransby Horses are delighted to announce the arrival of two ex-Greater Manchester Police (GMP) horses into their care after a combined 13 years of public service. 18-year-old Irish Draught, Captain (17hh), and 17-year-old Irish Sport, Steele (17.3hh), will enjoy their retirement in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. Captain After beginning his career with GMP…

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Fundraising Horses for Health UK Relay Reaches Half Way Mark


29th July 2021

A six month fundraising event, which aims to boost the nation’s mental health and highlight how horses can help with our well-being, has reached its half-way point with donations still pouring in. The Great Horses for Health UK Relay which started at Wentworth, Yorkshire on 2nd May proudly has as its Patron fellow equestrian HRH,…

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Statement on BBC Panorama programme – The Dark Side of Horse Racing


21st July 2021

Joint statement from British Horse Society, Blue Cross, Bransby Horses, Horse World, Redwings, RSPCA and World Horse Welfare As welfare charities we were disturbed and deeply concerned by Monday’s (19/07/2021) BBC Panorama programme. It highlighted a number of issues that are not solely connected to racing, many of which the welfare charities have long been…

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Vandalism and theft at the charity


21st July 2021

Bransby Horses is sad to report the charity has recently been the victim of theft and several cases of vandalism. As a charity we rely solely on support from donations to keep the charity going, so any loss of income through theft or damaged caused due to vandalism has a huge detrimental impact. Many regular…

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Tougher Prison Sentences For Animal Cruelty Come Into Force


7th July 2021

Bransby Horses is delighted with the introduction of tougher prison sentences for animal cruelty this summer. The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill came into force on 30th June and saw the maximum prison sentence for animal cruelty raised from six months to five years. The new, tougher prison sentences for animal cruelty brought forward by the…

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REMEMBERING OUR ROCK STAR, FERGUSON


18th June 2021

It is with heart-breaking sadness that we announce the passing of popular Sponsorship Star, Ferguson. Such a firm favourite with team members across the charity and supporters alike, this devastating loss has come as a great shock to us all. Ferguson was taken to our equine hospital following signs of severe colic for 24-hour monitoring…

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Equine Grass Sickness Biobank


17th June 2021

The Moredun Foundation along with The Equine Grass Sickness Fund and the British Horse Society have created a nationwide biobank to gather samples relevant to grass sickness research. The biobank aims to build a library of samples from horses who have suffered or are suffering from Equine Grass Sickness (EGS) to makeavailable to researchers to…

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The Royal Windsor Horse Show Names Its Charity of the Year


9th June 2021

The Royal Windsor Horse Show has chosen The Great Horses for Health UK Relay as its 2021 Charity of the year. As one of the seven charities benefitting from the funds raised, this is fantastic news for Bransby Horses. What is the Great Horses for Health UK Relay? The Great Horses for Health UK Relay…

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