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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Bransby Horses’ Christmas Message 2019

18th December 2019

Mascara warning! Bransby Horses’ Christmas Message 2019, it’s 6 minutes long, so grab yourself a cuppa and enjoy! We wanted to create a film that had our staff’s amazing work ethic at its heart. This is never more evident than at this festive time of year when they come into work on Christmas Day, always…

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December Lottery Winners

17th December 2019

Please find listed below the winners of the Lottery: 1st prize    0206291 £2000 Mr B Grosse, Colsterworth 2nd prize    0126133 £500 Mrs D Carter, Bourne 3rd prize    0478538 £250 Mrs K Henson, Bedford 4th prize    0303247 £50 Ms DR Miller, London 5th prize    1016338 £50 Mrs C Barradell, Leicester 6th…

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Looking for the perfect match for Wish this Christmas

16th December 2019

In 2013, on the rolling hills of Manmoel Common in South Wales, a group of semi-feral mountain ponies roamed… The fly-grazing law is designed to stop the dumping of horses and ponies and for good reason. These animals often have numerous health issues including over-breeding, in-breeding (resulting in genetic diseases), poor weight management, dental issues…

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Opal goes to a new home in time for Christmas

12th December 2019

Bransby Horses rescued Opal in 2013 when she was found abandoned in the Welsh mountains, shy and very nervous around people. This gentle and sweet pony first lived at the charity’s Stoke Prior site and was then moved to site at Bransby in 2018, where the team worked hard to gain her trust. Great news!…

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