Blog

14th July 2020
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 […]
28th June 2020
HHH Horse and Dog Show Competition

HHH Horse and Dog Show Competition Results

16th June 2020
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 […]
16th June 2020
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 […]
15th June 2020
Goodnight Clyde, Cumbria and Pandora

Goodnight Clyde, Pandora and Cumbria

Goodnight Clyde It has been a very difficult time for us here at The Horse Trust and we are devastated that we must share this […]
22nd May 2020
hhh2020 will become virtual

HHH2020 The Show Must Go On……Line!

We are so excited to announce that the show will go on! Horses, Hounds and Heroes 2020 – HHH2020 – will become virtual! On the […]
07th April 2020
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 […]
26th March 2020
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 […]
21st March 2020
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 […]
20th March 2020
Jenga wins his first horse agility competition

Jenga Wins His First Horse Agility Competition

Rescue pony Jenga continues to thrive in his new home. It is now hard to imagine him as the same sick and lifeless foal that […]
19th March 2020

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 […]
18th March 2020
The Horse Trust Attends SEVA Congress as Lead Sponsor

The Horse Trust Attends SEVA Congress as Lead Sponsor

For the 3rd year running, The Horse Trust was the head sponsor of the Student Equine Veterinary Association (SEVA) Congress, which took place at the Royal […]
16th March 2020
Our Healthiest Body Condition Rosettes are Rolled Out UK Wide

Our Healthiest Body Condition rosettes are rolled out UK wide

The Horse Trust funds some very important veterinary research work into health conditions that can affect our horses, and many other horses as well. Conditions […]
15th March 2020
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 […]
24th February 2020
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 […]
24th February 2020
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 […]
03rd July 2019
national equine welfare council

Joint National Equine Welfare Council Statement regarding horse ‘rescues’

The Horse Trust is a member of the National Equine Welfare Council, our Head of Field Skills is an active member of their council and […]
04th June 2019
Donkey care is vastly different to horse care

Donkey Care Induction Days at The Horse Trust

Are you interested in learning about caring for donkeys? Don’t miss the Donkey Care Induction Day, on Wednesday 22 August and Wednesday 29 August 2012 […]
20th March 2019
Research with the Animal Health Trust

Research with the Animal Health Trust

The recent outbreaks of equine flu across the country has been a wake-up call for all horse keepers as to the importance of good hygiene […]
19th March 2019
Simple but important steps to help biosecurity

Simple but important steps to help biosecurity

Uncle George here! I have a very important announcement to avoid any potential mishaps! Thankfully we managed to stay on track and open our gates […]
19th March 2019

Simple But Important Steps To Help Biosecurity

Uncle George here! I have a very important announcement to avoid any potential mishaps! Thankfully we managed to stay on track and open our gates to our lovely visitors.
15th March 2019
Goodnight to Gladys

We say goodnight to Gladys for the last time

It was a sad day indeed when we had to say a final goodnight to our gorgeous Gladys the donkey. Gladys came to us ten […]
15th March 2019
National Equine Forum 2019

National Equine Forum 2019

“A packed auditorium of over 200 delegates, together with an international live stream audience of more than 1200 from around the world, enjoyed a day […]
08th February 2019
equine welfare online training courses

New Short Online Training Courses

As the class of 2018 became the first graduates of the Level 3 Diploma in Equine Legislation, Welfare and Field Skills to receive their Diplomas […]