Head of External Welfare Ryan Rouse is recognised for Services to Equine Welfare


11th April 2019

Ryan Rouse, Head of External Welfare for Bransby Horses has won the Horses And Ponies Protection Association Ken Cranage Memorial Award for Services to Equine Welfare. The award was created in memory of Ken Cranage, who was the well-respected President of HAPPA. Ken played an active role as HAPPA’s Chief Field Officer and spent a…

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Bransby Horses officially opens The Lodge!


5th April 2019

On Friday 5th April, The Lodge was officially opened by the Founder of the Horse’s Voice, Pat Dargue, and members of the Bransby Horses Team including CEO, Jo Snell. The Lodge will now be used for community events and activities throughout holidays as well as talks throughout the year. The Horse’s Voice established in 1990,…

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S&NWPCA donate to Bransby Horses following closure of Association


4th April 2019

Scottish & Northern Welsh Pony and Cob Association (S&NWPCA) have kindly made a donation from the remaining funds of their Association to Bransby Horses, following the difficult decision to permanently close. S&NWPCA was founded in 1962 with the aim of promoting the Welsh Pony and Cob breed and was one of the first to be…

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Lottie Finds Her Forever Home


1st April 2019

Lottie arrived at Bransby Horses in 2017 with a foal at foot. Her life before Bransby Horses had been both hard and demanding. Firstly, she had been used as a driving and riding pony being worked over long distances, then as a brood mare. Although, it is unclear just how many foals she had been…

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Valentino’s lucky day


1st April 2019

On Valentine’s day this year, an aged stallion, named by staff as Valentino, was found tied to a tree on a village green. He had been without food and water for at least 24 hours and was reported by a concerned member of the public to the Bransby Horses External Welfare Team, who went to…

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SEIB Giving grants Bransby Horses prize of £2000


29th March 2019

Bransby Horses attended the SEIB Giving Awards on Friday 22nd March and are delighted to announce the charity has been awarded a grant of £2,000 towards ‘Project Safe Haven’, an ongoing project to fence newly acquired land for our horses to use, providing their safe haven. SEIB, provide insurance to numerous charities and have done…

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Bransby Horses recognised by BBC regional awards


29th March 2019

The Animal Reception Centre Team’s work at Bransby Horses has been formally recognised at the BBC Radio Lincolnshire ‘Make a Difference Awards’. The team were nominated and shortlisted as finalists for the ‘Fur ‘ever Friend’ category, which is a prestigious recognition of an individual or group that go out their way to care for animals….

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Name Your Building Competition winner announced!


8th March 2019

Bransby Horses are delighted to announce the name of our new community building at the Visitor Centre is: The Lodge – dedicated to The Horse’s Voice. The name pays homage to The Horse’s Voice, an equine welfare charity which, although smaller, operated on the same beliefs as Bransby Horses – to help equines in need….

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Farewell to Tizzy


27th February 2019

It is with a sad heart that we need to let you, our supporters, know that former Adoption Star, Tizzy, was put to sleep recently following veterinary advice. Tizzy was a much-loved member of the Bransby Horses’ family, having been with us since 2012. Before arriving with us at Bransby Horses, Tizzy was frequently bred…

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Jafar’s Story


15th February 2019

Continuing with our updates on the five Arab horses, who were taken into the care of Bransby Horses in September 2018 at the request of the RSPCA, it is with a heavy heart that we tell Jafar’s story. When we collected Jafar he displayed aggressive behaviour and was by far the most agitated of the…

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Equine Influenza


8th February 2019

Equine Influenza also known as Equine Flu is a highly contagious viral infection that affects horses around the world causing both upper and lower respiratory disease. The Equine Flu virus is similar but not the same as the virus that causes Flu in humans, therefore, it cannot be spread between humans and horses.  Equine Influenza…

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Jasmine’s Story


8th February 2019

Jasmine, the youngest of the 3 mares from the Arab case that Bransby Horses took into care in September 2018, was sadly suffering due to the lack of basic farrier treatment. Following a successful prosecution in December 2018, Bransby Horses became the legal owners of Jasmine in January 2019. Like all the others seized by…

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Competition Time…Name Your Building!


6th February 2019

Bransby Horses is celebrating the start of its 51st year by opening a new group event and meeting facility. This building is located just behind the existing Visitor Centre at our location in Bransby, Lincolnshire. The building is going to be used for such a variety of your uses from parties, local community group meetings, celebration…

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Aladdin’s Story


30th January 2019

Following our rescue on 14th September 2018 at the request of the RSPCA, five Arab horses were taken in to the care of Bransby Horses. One of which was Aladdin. On arrival, the Bransby Horses team discovered that Aladdin had not been out of his stable for at least 2 years. Sadly, Aladdin was unable…

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