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Scabby

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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Phlint

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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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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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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Burniston Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour

This Saturday 12 June marks HM The Queen’s official birthday. The Trooping the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years. It is one of the biggest events in a military working horse’s calendar therefore…

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Equestride Boot

Samson & Daniel Update

We reported last month that Samson, formerly of South Wales Police picked up a very serious tendon injury whilst out in the field and he was fitted with a revolutionary EqueStride Boot to support the fetlock, reduce the strain on…

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Black Beauty Sponsorship

Black Beauty Sponsorship

The Horse Trust turned 135 this week and to celebrate we’re offering a gorgeous limited edition ‘Black Beauty’ horse sponsorship pack. This very special anniversary sponsorship celebrates our incredible history of which started when our founder, Miss Ann Lindo, read…

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Halt the UK horse welfare crisis for good

#ActNowForAnimals

The Horse Trust wishes to clarify its position regarding the Green Paper “No Animal Left Behind” (May 2021). Contributions to the publication were provided by the 50 organisations named. The Horse Trust’s expertise lies solely within the equine sector and…

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Dobby

Dobby’s Fight

New resident Dobby is currently in a fight for his life. Please read on to help us help him and give him all the love and care he deserves. This month marks 135 years since The Horse Trust was born.…

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VIenna

RIP Vienna

We are incredibly saddened to announce that another one of our beautiful residents has grown their wings and flown over the bridge for the very…
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Anniversary Magazine

Anniversary Magazine

We're delighted to inform you that our latest edition of The Horse Trust magazine is now ready for you to read! This special edition is…
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Harry Hall Partnership

We’re still riding by Harry Hall. Harry Hall has been helping equestrians for over 130 years. Through thick and thin they’ve been there,...
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Samson’s Leg Injury

We have an interesting treatment our vet, Nicky is currently undertaking with Samson, formerly of South Wales Police. We’re really sad to report that Samson picked up a very serious tendon injury whilst out in the field and it is…

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Jupiter

Welcome, Jupiter!

We're delighted to welcome another new resident through our stable doors, the very handsome Jupiter!  18-year old Jupiter (centre in the above photo), joins us after serving for over 12 years in The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Blues and Royals.…

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covid-19 update

Covid-19 Update

The Horse Trust remains closed to visitors at this time. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic The Horse Trust is currently closed to visitors. We plan to open our doors to supporters once again in July 2021, in time for…

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Introducing Serendipity

We’re delighted to introduce you to another new recruit here at The Horse Trust. Please meet 10-year old Serendipity (stable name Hades), formerly of The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA). KTRHA is Her Majesty The Queen’s mounted ceremonial saluting battery. …

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Farewell, Esmerelda

It is with the upmost sadness that we have to let you know about the passing of Esmerelda aka Bumble Bee at the tender age of 12. Bumble Bee, as she was affectionately known, a Welsh Section D standing at…

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Welcome, Orla!

We are delighted to introduce our newest arrival at The Horse Trust, Orla, formerly of the Metropolitan Police. Standing at 17.2hh, this beautiful mare has had quite the career. Orla served at numerous public order and ceremonial events across London…

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Farewell, Burniston

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Burniston, at the age of 29. Burniston was a beautiful Irish Draught X standing at 16.2hh and served both in the Defence Animal Training Regiment and…

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Goodnight Bronwen

The Horse Trust is heartbroken to announce that our little fighter Bronwen, who we rescued with her filly foal Seren last year from the streets of Swansea, has passed away. Standing at just 10hh, when she came to us she…

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Sefton and Echo

Horse Trust Legends

To celebrate our 135th anniversary this year (10 May), we’re counting down to the big day with a series of ‘Horse Trust Legends’ posts on our Facebook page. Every Wednesday we will be revealing one of our 10 legend horses…

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