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BARTA’s Response to Recent Cow Incident

The recent incident involving a police responder immobilising a young heifer with a vehicle has caused outcry from many quarters. Viewing this approach looks terrible and it undoubtedly is. But it is not the first time that UK police have…

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Hay There, Jo!

Every month we shine a light on a different member of our team, highlighting all of the brilliant work they do for The Horse Trust, as well as sharing with you their interesting and often unique backgrounds! This month we…

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Cavalry Horses injured in London given respite care

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) is pleased to announce that the Life Guards soldiers and five Military Working Horses (MWH) injured in London on 24th April 2024, are continuing to make remarkable progress in their recovery. Three of the horses…

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Hyderabad Working Military Horse

Introducing: Sponsor Horse, Hyderabad!

Photo credits: Christine Dunnington We are honoured to announce our newest Sponsor Horse; retired Military Working Horse (MWH), Hyderabad! Many of you will have already followed Hyderabad's journey with The Horse Trust after his Ceremonial retirement in London. This is…

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Jeanette Allen, CEO of The Horse Trust

Hay There, Jeanette!

We enjoy sharing stories from our team, and we thought it was about time we brought you closer to our wonderful CEO of almost 14 years! Jeanette has been with our charity through many our our key moments in recent…

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Horse Trust groom Tim standing with his horse Jirka

Hay There, Tim!

We had a lovely chat this month with one of our longest standing volunteers, Tim. He has been here since 2012, and has seen many of our residents come, and go to those fresh pastures over the rainbow bridge. Tim…

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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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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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