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#ActNowForAnimals

An unprecedented coalition of 50 animal welfare charities is urging the Government to redefine our relationship with animals through a new animal health and welfare strategy. The group has today released a report - “Act Now For Animals” - setting…

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Christmas-Raffle-2020

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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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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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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