The National Equine Welfare Council

The National Equine Welfare Council C.I.C (NEWC) works to protect horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, by providing support, guidance and a communication forum to equine organisations, businesses and charities to help raise equine welfare standards nationwide. Read more →

Equine crisis UK

Six welfare charities have issued an updated report about the current equine crisis in the UK, entitled “Left on the verge: In the grip of a horse crisis in England and Wales”. Click here to read the latest report.

Homes needed

Are you looking for a horse, pony or donkey? If you are in this fortunate position, have you considered offering to rehome from one of our member charities? Each animal rehomed will free up a space, making it possible for charities to help more horses, ponies and donkeys in desperate need. Please click here to find out more.

Denbigh

DenbighDenbigh. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Denbigh is a five year old 14.2hh piebald Cob gelding. Denbigh came into Bransby Horses at the request of Trading Standards with a group of horses that were being fly grazed. Upon arrival the group were heavily worm infested and Read more →

Cardigan

CardiganCardigan. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Cardigan is a five year old 13hh bay Cob gelding. Cardigan came into Bransby Horses at the request of Trading Standards with a group of horses that were being fly grazed. Upon arrival the group were heavily worm infested and Read more →

Dec

DecDec. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Dec is a six year old 11.1hh chestnut Welsh Cross gelding. Dec was taken in at the request of the RSPCA after an abandonment notice was put up and no owner came forward for Read more →

Herbie

HerbieHerbie. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Herbie is a five year old 13.3hh bay New Forrest cross gelding. Herbie came into Bransby Horses at the request of the RSPCA as he was tethered on council land, he was often seen caught and wrapped up in his tether and his basic needs were not met. The RSPCA managed to contact his previous owners who agreed to sign Herbie over to Bransby Read more →

Corwen

CorwenCorwen. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Corwen is a nine year old 12.2hh piebald Welsh Cross mare. Corwen came into Bransby Horses at the request of Trading Standards with a group of horses that were being fly grazed. Upon arrival the group were heavily worm infested and Read more →

Mickey

MickeyMickey. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Mickey is a four year old black Shetland gelding. Mickey was rescued as part of a high profile welfare case in July 2012. He arrived in very poor condition along with 18 other horses and ponies. His owner was successfully prosecuted on Animal Welfare Read more →

Oliver & Pirate

Oliver & PiratePirate & Oliver. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Oliver and Pirate are four year old 12hh grey Welsh geldings. Oliver came to Bransby from the SWHP where he had been hand reared having been found on the mountain without his mother. He has been well handled and cared for at the SWHP and is now looking for his ‘Friend for Life’ Read more →

Digger

DiggerDigger. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Digger is a four year old 14hh coloured Cob gelding. Digger was abandoned as a foal along with a group of other young cobs in 2010. He was initially rescued by the Society for the Welfare of Horses and Ponies and then came to Bransby in Read more →

Imp

ImpImp. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Imp is a four year old 11.2hh bay Welsh Cross gelding. Mister Imp came to Bransby Horses at the request of the local authorities due to the owner having some difficulties which were affecting Mister Imp’s welfare Read more →

Hula

HulaHula. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Hula is a three year old 10.1hh skewbald Welsh Cross mare. Hula was born at Bransby Horse’s Stoke Prior site. Hula’s mother was taken in by Bransby Horse’s at the request of The Trading Standards agency along with a group of other equines due to a general lack of care. Hula was moved to Bransby Horse’s Lincoln site with a small group of filly’s once she was old enough, in order to have some Read more →