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Weeping Window Of Poppies To Commemorate The Centenary Of WW1

Weeping Window of Poppies raises funds

A very big thank you to the parishioners of Milton Parish Church who with the help of over 40 volunteers unveiled a 'Weeping Window' of over 3,000 hand knitted poppies on the 9th November to mark 100 years since the…

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Equine Identification - What Do You Need To Do?

Equine Identification – what do you need to do?

Equine Identification – what do you need to do? The Equine Identification (England) Regulations 2018 came into force on the 1st October 2018.  ALL equines (horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids) in England must be identified with a transponder (microchip)…

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Boris Was Awarded The PDSA Order Of Merit For His Role In The London Riots

Boris awarded PDSA Order of Merit

Boris was purchased on the 29/10/1998 at the age of 4, He passed his initial training at Imber court with flying colours, his trainer described him as “excellent from day 1. ”His first posting was to Shoreditch Police station in…

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Keeping Paddocks Safer For Horses

Keeping paddocks safer for horses

Atypical Myopathy of horses is a severe and life threatening muscle disorder that is caused when horses eat Sycamore tree seeds, leaves or seedlings. Following research that was supported by The Horse Trust and the Royal Veterinary College’s Animal Care…

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The Horse Life Project

Supporters are our life blood

We are hugely grateful to our many dedicated supporters for all they do; our work is completely voluntary funded and would not be able to carry out our life changing work without you. Many of our achievements and successes over…

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To Rug Or Not To Rug? That Is The Question!

To rug or not to rug? That is the question!

Uncle George is currently our oldest, and some think, our cutest resident. Shetland pony George stands at only 39 inches and retired from Battersea Children’s Zoo back in 2004. Uncle George 40 years young and long term resident here at…

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The Horse Life Project

In Loving Memory of Jill Smith

A huge thank you to all the family and friends of Jill Smith for arranging an In Memoriam collection for the Horse Trust in accordance with Jill’s wishes that a collection be made for a horse charity at the celebration…

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Uncle George

Uncle George Approaches his 40th

Uncle George is currently our oldest, and some think, our cutest resident. Shetland pony George stands at only 39 inches and retired from Battersea Children’s Zoo back in 2004 along with children’s pony Babycham and Briar the donkey. Uncle George…

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Horse Trust Funded Research

Horse Trust funded research benefits horses and humans

A new research technique developed to investigate the infectious equine disease Strangles has helped scientists discover how bacteria that causes sore throats survive in humans. The Horse Trust provided funding to The Animal Health Trust (AHT) through our research grant…

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Training Rescue Services and Supporting Student Vets

Refresher training for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services At the start of the month we ran our first Horse Handling and Behaviour refresher training course to the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. This introduction to Horse Handling and Behaviour provides…

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Scooby: A final farewell

Time catches up with us all but it did seem that hard working and adorable Scooby might be able to break all the rules. After a whole 19 years full time service with the New Yatt Riding for the Disabled…

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Rescue Horse, Jenga

JENGA : Rescued, Recovered, Ready to Ride

Back in November 2012 when Jenga arrived at the Trust he was about five months old. He, and little Domino were rescued from the side of a Hertfordshire road. They were both close to death's door and were sent immediately…

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Vesta on the mend

In August Vesta, a young Shetland pony arrived. She had been found in a Buckinghamshire field by Reading-based rescue charity Saving Abandoned Fly-grazing Equines (SAFE). She was suffering from ringworm and an advanced case of strangles, one of the most…

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