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Clinical Animal Behaviour Webinar

Are you working towards becoming a registered equine Clinical Animal Behaviourist? Are you interested in equine behaviour and approaches used to manage behaviour problems? If the answer is yes, then The Horse Trust’s equine Clinical Animal Behaviour webinars are for…

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Neddy Noel – Sold Out!

We are now SOLD OUT for our Christmas Open Day, Neddy Noel on Sunday 28 November! We are asking supporters to please let us know if they have booked a ticket they no longer need so we can pass it…

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Welcome Dinky

Welcome, Dinky!

We are delighted to welcome new resident, former The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery wheeler, Dinky! Dinky retires to us after a magnificent 13 years serving in The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), as a wheeler in D Sub-Section’s…

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Neddy Noel

Neddy Noel Returns for 2021!

We're delighted to announce that after a one year break due to Covid-19, Neddy Noel returns on Sunday 28 November. Join us for festive fun on our last open day before Christmas as we celebrate in style with our residents!…

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Introducing Albert!

We're excited to introduce our newest arrival, the adorable Albert, formerly of Ascot Driving Group Riding for the Disabled (RDA). Albert joins his former Windsor and Ascot RDA friends, Casper and Major in retirement with us. We are delighted that…

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Visit Us This Halloween

Join us this October half-term as we get in the spooky spirit of Halloween! From Wednesday 27 October - Sunday 31 October we'll be decorating The Horse Trust with all things Halloween. Visit us during this fun-filled week and experience…

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SEIB Award Winners

We are delighted and extremely thankful to SEIB Insurance Brokers for their generous grant of £10,000. 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…

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Rest In Peace, Belize

We are truly heartbroken to announce the passing of former The Household Cavalry favourite, Belize at the age of 25. Gentle giant, Belize served for an impressive 18 years with The Household Cavalry before retiring to us in June 2017.…

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Goodnight, Beautiful Cloud

It is with an incredibly heavy heart that we announce the passing of former Royal Mews beauty, Cloud, at the age of 25. Cloud came to us in September 2018 after a magnificent 12 years serving Queen and country in…

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Condition Scoring Show Horses

Guest Post by Behavioural Scientist Dr Tamzin Furtado. What did I learn from condition scoring 300+ show horses and ponies at RIHS? We’ve probably all heard it said that show judges like fat horses, and that show horses, therefore, need…

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Samson And Normandy

We’ve Re-opened!

This week we were thrilled to open our stable doors to visitors once again. We've had a brilliant first two days seeing some of our supporters greeting our residents after such a long time. We've extended our opening hours and…

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Thank You BDSC

We would like to extend a big thank you to the British Dressage Supporters Club (BDSC) for their incredibly kind donation of £3,000 to our work here at The Horse Trust. The Horse Trust receives no public funding and we…

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The Horse Trust is continuing to lead an important initiative to reward healthy equine body condition and raise awareness of healthy body condition in show horses. Our Healthiest Body Condition campaign in show rings was well received in 2019 and…

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One Year on for Seren

The 22 July 2021 marks one year on since the beautiful Seren came to us with mother Bronwen, after being rescued in Swansea, amidst the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Bronwen and Seren were found abandoned in truly heart-breaking conditions;…

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Dazzle Shines At Windsor

Dazzle Shines at Royal Windsor

We were so happy and proud to see former Horse Trust resident, Dazzle, competing at Royal Windsor Horse Show earlier this month! Dazzle came to us back in 2008 after he was rescued from the horrors of Spindles Farm alongside…

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Introducing Scabby

We’re delighted to introduce you to our newest resident, Scarborough Flyer, aka the incredibly adorable Scabby. Scabby comes to us after an interesting career as a training horse at the University of Nottingham Vet School where he worked for 7…

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National Farriers Week

This week is National Farriers Week and we’ve created an online course CPD for Farriers on Equine Welfare and Legislation to provide the knowledge and tools needed to be confident dealing with welfare concerns. Are you a farrier? Are you…

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RIP Henry

RIP Henry

Another of our herd has travelled up to the rainbow bridge in the sky. It is with great sadness that we have to let you know about the passing of Henry at the grand age of 31. Henry was a…

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We're Re-opening!

We’re Re-opening 28 July!

We’re delighted to confirm that we’ll be re-opening to visitors from Wednesday 28 July 2021. The Horse Trust will be open for extended hours to accommodate our supporters and all visitors will be required to pre-book their tickets in advance…

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Welcome, Empress

Welcome, Empress!

We’re excited to introduce the newest resident through our stable doors, the incredibly beautiful Empress. Empress is a 23-year-old, 17.2hh black Irish Sport Horse. She retires to us after having had a full working ceremonial career serving the Household Cavalry…

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Jack And Blue

Welcome, Jack and Blue!

We’re excited to announce two new arrivals at The Horse Trust, namely Jack and Blue, both from Waverley Riding Group Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Jack Jack, nicknamed JJ, is a 26 year old black Dales pony. Jack stands…

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Teddy At Royal Windsor Horse Show

Royal Windsor Horse Show

We’re excited to let you know that once again we’ll be at Royal Windsor Horse Show. The UK’s largest outdoor premier horse Show takes place on Thursday 1 July – Sunday 4 July 2021, in the private grounds of Windsor…

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Armed Forces Week

Next week (w/c Monday 21 June) we celebrate Armed Forces Week along with the nation. Armed Forces Week is a chance to show support to the men and women in the Armed Forces Community including serving personnel, veterans, reservists, cadets…

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