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.

Ed

EdEd. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Ed is a two year old grey Welsh Section A gelding. Ed was taken in at the request of the RSPCA due to Read more →

Sparkle

SparkleSparkle. Horseworld, Bristol. Sparkle is a 13 year old 11.2hh Welsh Section A grey mare. Sparkle is a lovely and lively girl who enjoys fuss and attention and enjoys the company of other ponies, particularly mares. Sparkle can live out 24/7 or be stabled for short periods if needed, but does not enjoy being separated from her equine friends. Sparkle has had issues with insulin resistance and laminitis in the past so is looking for a home experienced with managing ponies requiring diet challenges. Read more →

Frosty

FrostyFrosty. Horseworld, Bristol. Frosty is a 12 year old 11.3hh Exmoor bay mare. Frosty will form a close bond to her regular handler and is a very sweet natured girl but will need a calm experienced loaner as she can get herself into a bit of a tizz and suddenly everything is scary again. She can live out year round without hard feed but because she is a native type Frosty will need restricted grazing to avoid weight gain. She can live with both mares and geldings but does prefer mares for Read more →

Dazzle

DazzleDazzle. Horseworld, Bristol. Dazzle is a 21 year old 11.2hh bay Welsh type mare. Dazzle can still be a little wary of people although she has improved greatly with regular handling. Dazzle can still be a little tricky to catch and is looking for a home with somebody willing to spend some time with her. Dazzle has a weak and dipped back and will not be suitable for ridden work. As she is a native type she requires restricted Read more →

Buddy

BuddyBuddy. Horseworld, Bristol. Buddy is a 5 year old 13.1hh skewbald Cob gelding. Buddy has just started hacking out on the roads and has been a little wary when introduced to new objects and vehicles; he will need someone with experience to ensure he continues to gain confidence and does not get overwhelmed. Buddy has a very sweet and friendly nature and is always happy to receive love and attention, however he can be a little pushy so requires a family who know how to set boundaries for young 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 →

Nelson

NelsonNelson. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Nelson is a three year old 11.2hh bay Dartmoor gelding. Nelson initially came in to the Bransby Horses Stoke prior site at the request of the Trading Standards Agency as he was abandoned with a small group of equines. He was later transferred to our Lincoln site for work on his Read more →