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RIP Churchill

RIP Churchill

It is with the greatest sadness that our darling Churchill lost his recent fight with illness and we had to let him go at the age of 25. We had the absolute pleasure in August 2017 of welcoming Churchill to…

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Online Course For Farriers

A New Partnership with Farriers

Equine charities forging new welfare partnership with online course for farriers The Horse Trust and Redwings Horse Sanctuary have united to create an online course for farriers on Equine Welfare and legislation, as part of our ongoing commitment to improving…

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Welcome To Bob And Jutland

Welcome Bob and Jutland!

Welcome Bob and Jutland. First up, everyone meet Bob! This handsome chap is retiring from English Heritage after 7 years of service. English Heritage is a charity that manages over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places. Bob was based at…

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The Horse Trust In Horse And Hound

The Horse Trust in Horse & Hound

This week Nicola Housby-Skeggs, Veterinary Director at The Horse Trust, the world’s oldest horse charity, talks about their work and looking after the Trust’s unique herd of horses in Horse and Hound magazine. Our priority is ensuring that our retired…

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Spotlight On Trojan

Spotlight on Trojan

Today's spotlight is dedicated to our lovely Trojan I (Now we have two!). Trojan first came to The Horse Trust in January 2013 from the Essex Police Mounted Section, after it was sadly disbanded in 2012. Trojan served four years with…

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Goliath's Road To Recovery

Goliath’s Road to Recovery

We're pleased to report Goliath's road to recovery. Back in October  2019 one of our much-loved residents Goliath came into the stables with a very interesting ‘mushroom like’ growth on his frog. Goliath, a 20-year-old for 8 years had never experienced…

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Goodnight Gucci

Goodnight Gucci

It is with the greatest sadness and heaviest heart we inform you that last week we said "Goodnight Gucci", our final goodbyes to our beloved Gucci at the age of 15. Gorgeous Gucci arrived here at The Horse Trust in…

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Domino Flies The Nest

Domino Flies The Nest

We have some very exciting news! This month our lovely chap Domino flies the nest onto a new loan home. This was quite an emotional day for us as Domino has become such a big part of The Horse Trust…

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Spotlight on Charisma

From this month we will be starting a Spotlight on.... feature which will highlight a variety of our superstar residents and what they got up to in their working life! This month it is the turn of the stunning Charisma.…

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Farewell Albert

Farewell Albert

It is with a heavy heart we say Farewell Albert.  The extremely handsome Albert reached the age of 23 and arrived at The Horse Trust back in March 2015 after serving in The Thames Valley Police Mounted Branch for an…

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RIP Jack Priday

RIP Jack Priday

It is with the greatest sadness and heaviest heart we inform you that this week we said our final goodbyes to our beloved Jack Priday at the age of 26. RIP Jack Priday. The handsome Jack Priday arrived here at…

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Managing Mud Fever

Managing Mud Fever

Mud fever is a painful condition and as the name suggests has traditionally been associated with the wet muddy conditions where the bacteria Dermatophilus congolensis thrives. Mud fever, also known as pastern dermatitis or ‘cracked heel’ tends to affect the back of…

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