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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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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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Uncle George

RIP Uncle George

The Horse Trust is heart-broken to announce the passing of our oldest resident, Uncle George, at the age of 43. After many years at Battersea Children’s zoo, George came to us with Briar the donkey back in 2004. George has…

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Strangles Awareness Week

Strangles Awareness Week 2021

The Horse Trust is proud to be joining forces with some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations, in supporting Strangles Awareness Week 2021. Taking place on 3-9 May, this national week of action aims to promote better biosecurity and…

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Take our Valentine’s Quiz!

Take Our Valentine's Quiz - Find Your Sponsorship Soulmate Find your perfect match with our Valentine’s Quiz! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and our beloved sponsor residents have so much love to give. This year we thought it…

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Coronavirus – COVID-19

We want to keep you informed about our response to COVID-19 and the changing government guidelines. Due to the  Covid-19 guidance issued by the Government, our sanctuary in Speen is closed to visitors until further notice, in line with national…

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The Horse Trust's 2020 Christmas Raffle - Winners Announced!   Thank you to everybody who bought a ticket for our online Christmas raffle. We will be starting to contact winners from tomorrow but you can help us out by checking…

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Farewell, Mull

Rest in peace, Mull   It is with great regret and sadness that The Horse Trust must announce that our much-loved resident, Mull, was put to sleep at the impressive age of 24 years.  Mull arrived at The Horse Trust…

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The Horse Trust Webinar

Join The Horse Trust for the first in our new Clinical Animal Behaviour webinar series!   Are you working towards becoming a registered equine Clinical Animal Behaviourist? Would you like to learn more about how registered Clinical Animal Behaviourists deal…

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Our Winter 2020 Newsletter is here!

If you've signed-up to receive the The Horse Trust newsletter, then keep an eye out for our latest issue! The Horse Trust Winter 2020 Newsletter will be arriving with you soon, and is packed full of fabulous stories and photos…

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We’ll miss you, Millie

Rest in peace, Millie We are incredibly saddened to announce that another of our beloved family members has spread their wings – we had to say our final farewells to the beautiful Millie at the grand age of 26. We…

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RIP Pilot

Fly high, Pilot As you can imagine, it has been a very sad and difficult time for us here at The Horse Trust and we have lost one too many of our family members in recent times. We are heartbroken…

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RIP Bud the Brave

RIP Bud We almost can’t believe we are writing this so soon after we lost our dear Iceini. It is with a heavy heart that very suddenly we had to say our final goodbyes to Bud, aged 21, who retired…

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RIP Iceini

RIP Iceini It is with the heaviest of hearts that we inform you of the passing of a dear old friend. At 23 years old, we said our final goodbyes to Iceini after 12 wonderful years of retirement at The…

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Farewell, Falstaff

Farewell, Falstaff It is with the utmost sadness that we must inform our loyal supporters of the news of Mr. Screwemtight's passing at the age of 20. Mr. Screwemtight (aka. Falstaff, or Fally) had been battling a serious tendon tear…

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RIP Oscar

Rest in peace, Oscar We are heartbroken to announce that this month we said our final farewell to Oscar at the amazing age of 26. Oscar arrived at The Horse Trust in December 2019 after an impressive 13 years’ service as…

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