Rebecca and Justice

21st March 2021

Last year when we announced the sad passing of renowned Sponsorship Star and retired police horse, Justice, following which so many kind, heart-warming stories were shared with us. One in particular really captured our hearts, and we are delighted to share Rebecca’s story with you below with kind permission from her family.Upon hearing about the…

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Bransby Horses Awarded Grant For Equine Facility Improvements

5th March 2021

Bransby Horses are the happy recipients of a £25,000 grant from the Petplan Charitable Trust to put towards major equine facility improvements following a challenging year for all charitable organisations. Founded in 1994, the Petplan Charitable Trust (PCCT) has a simple mission to promote the health and welfare of animals in the UK and beyond….

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Bransby Horses Launch Pudding’s Activity Book

17th February 2021

Fresh from the printers, Pudding’s Activity Book is now available online. Designed for children ages 5 and over, there are 32 pages of fun activities to keep the kids entertained for hours, including word searches, Sudoku, colouring and cut-outs to name a few! Children will follow Pudding throughout the book, meeting her friends and solving…

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The floods of 2019: update

5th February 2021

In November 2019 Bransby horses faced their biggest challenge yet … 140 acres of our land was flooded to protect homes in Lincoln. Photos here show some of our Bransby fields after the devastating floods, which left large amounts of our land underwater. Teams worked tirelessly day and night to keep our equines out of the contaminated…

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Bransby Horses temporarily closes to the public

4th January 2021

In light of the recent Tier 4 announcement for the region, Bransby Horses will be temporarily closing its doors to the public until 12th April 2021. We have been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with an estimated fundraising income loss of £100,000. During the temporary closure, we will continue to provide round the…

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We Say A Fond Farewell To A Much-Loved Resident

24th December 2020

It is with a very heavy heart that we have to announce that our much-loved retired Sponsorship Star, Largo, has passed away. Arriving at Bransby Horses in June 2006, Largo was immediately treated for laminitis yet managed to escape through electric fencing within his first five days with us to reach an enticing patch of…

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Winter Lottery Winners

14th December 2020

Please find listed below the winners of the Winter 2020 Bransby Horses lottery draw. £2,000 – Mrs V Badger £500 –  Mrs K Merrifield £250 – Mrs K Church Below are all winners of £50 Mrs Varnham Mrs Boyle Mrs West Mr Fairbank Miss Powell Mrs Story Ms Hornby Mrs Sharod Mrs Kysh Miss Sismey…

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Bransby Horses says a heart-breaking goodbye

6th November 2020

Bransby Horses, one of the UK’s largest equine welfare and rescue charities, has said a heart-breaking goodbye to two of its most-popular and well-loved equines, Emerald and Justice. It is with a heavy heart that we wish a very sad farewell to these two beautiful and charismatic horses that both had a huge impact on…

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Bransby Horses closed to visitors until 2 December

3rd November 2020

In response to the Government announcement on 31 October 2020, regarding a second Covid-19 lockdown in England starting on 5 November 2020, our Bransby site will be closed to the public from Thursday 5 November 2020 until at least 2 December 2020. We will announce when we are re-opening as and when it is appropriate. In the meantime, as…

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Bransby Horses says a sad goodbye

15th October 2020

Bransby Horses, one of the UK’s largest equine welfare and rescue charities, has said a sad goodbye to one of its most-popular and well-known equines, Twiggy the Shetland pony.Twiggy, a black Shetland aged 20, had been living in the care of Bransby Horses since 2002, when she was rescued by the charity after being found injured and foaling at…

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Bransby Horses unveils new branding

21st September 2020

Bransby Horses, one of the UK’s largest equine welfare and rescue charities, has today (Monday 21st September) launched a new logo, branding and updated website, as it looks to build greater awareness and support for its life-saving work. The charity started the carefully budgeted project last year, after internal and external research identified that the…

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Spring 2020 Lottery Draw

26th August 2020

Please find listed below the winners of the Spring 2020 Bransby Horses lottery draw. £2,000 – Mrs C Rix £500 – L. Snarey (Linda) £250 – E. Ironside £50 –  A.Butler (Anne) £50 – Mrs J. Davies (June) £50 – C. Harris (Carol) £50 – Mrs J M Steel £50 – Mr B Kennett £50…

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Sturton and District Shed Club

17th August 2020

On 6 August 2020, The Sturton and District Shed Club signed a license to occupy part of a site at our charity’s Bransby site in Lincolnshire. The Shed club is a friendly group that get together to socialise on a regular basis, to carry out all sorts of projects and share experience in areas such…

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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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