6 April 2016
Alastair Stewart announced as new Patron
Journalist and newscaster Alastair Stewart has been announced as the Brooke's new Patron.
1 April 2016
Mini Fat Pony starts new role at the Brooke
The Brooke has employed a small Shetland pony as its new Motivational Educational Officer.
22 March 2016
World Water Day
On World Water Day 2016 we are highlighting how working horses, donkeys and mules are helping people access water all over the world.
8 March 2016
International Women's Day
On International Women's Day 2016, we look at the ways in which working equines support women's lives
4 March 2016
Response to story of 'Cinderella carriage' horses
The Brooke has responded to a story about carriage horses in Acapulco, reported by the Daily Mail recently.
4 February 2016
Nic Roldan joins Brooke USA as ambassador and takes on Vitality 10,000
American polo champion Nic Roldan has become an official ambassador for Brooke USA, and is celebrating the new partnership in the UK on 30 May 2015 by running the London 10,000.
29 January 2016
Your Horse writer runs for the Brooke
Becky Statham, a writer for Your Horse magazine, is running the Adidas Silverstone Half marathon on 13 March 2016 to raise money for the Brooke.
27 January 2016
New Year, new country - the Brooke expands into Mexico
The Brooke has launched a new project in Mexico to help horses working in a refuse and recycling centre in San Martin, Puebla State. The horses are some of the most vulnerable of the 12.8 million working equine animals in Mexico.
26 January 2016
Ethiopia drought emergency response
The Brooke is well underway with relief effort to help working horses, donkeys and mules supporting people's lives in rural Ethiopia. Read our statement.
18 January 2016
First of its kind policy conference takes steps to improve welfare of 'Invisible
In November the Brooke held a policy conference, 'Invisible Livestock' that launched our new livelihoods report and gave national policy stakeholders, researchers and civil society organisations the chance to discuss the contributions of working equines.
15 January 2016
Comment on video of distressed horse in Colombia
The Brooke has issued a statement regarding a video of a working horse in distress, reported on by the Mail Online recently.
11 January 2016
Charlotte Dujardin Auction
Brooke global ambassador Charlotte Dujardin has raised over £7000 for the Brooke through an exclusive auction. The Olympic star gave away a selection of items used in her championship winning career.
17 December 2015
Charlotte Dujardin - a photo diary from India
A selection of photos and a short review of Brooke global ambassador Charlotte Dujardin's visit to our programme in India
1 December 2015
Staff and supporters show their support for the Brooke on #GivingTuesday
27 November 2015
The Brooke offers shoppers the chance to save horses donkeys and mules and escape the madness of Black Friday.
26 November 2015
Sir Peter O'Sullevan
The Brooke remembers it's patron at the first Sir Peter O'Sullevan Trust lunch since his death earlier in the year.
16 November 2015
Today the Brooke released its latest policy report 'Invisible Workers' which outlines how working horses, donkeys and mules are not properly recognised in international livestock policy.
11 November 2015
Celebrities and supporters share their messages remembering the horses, donkeys and mules that fell in conflict
27 October 2015
Update from Brooke Pakistan
We have another update for you from our team in Pakistan.
22 October 2016
A double royal event for the Brooke
Her Majesty the Queen surprised the Brooke on Wednesday 21 October by attending an event hosted by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. Brooke global ambassador Monty Roberts conducted a demonstration of his Join Up technique to a small crowd of VIPs.
26 October 2015
Double Olympic gold medallist joins the Brooke team in India
World dressage champion and Global Ambassador for the Brooke, Charlotte Dujardin, has joined the Brooke team in India to witness first-hand the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in the region.
9 October 2015
World Porridge Day is a global initiative to raise awareness about the efforts to aid starving children in some of the world’s poorest communities gain an education.
2 September 2015
A model donkey was stolen from the Sussex Brooke Champion Group at the Edenbridge and Oxted show
30 July 2015
Brooke Chief executive Petra Ingram makes statement on the death of Sir Peter O'Sullevan
17 July 2015
Jane Holderness-Roddam is fundaising for the Brooke and World Horse Welfare.
1 July 2015
Gill Meningen, Champion Group leader for Cambridge, is hosting the first Brooke Roadshow event
17 June 2015
Hannah Schubert, her partner Kiera Monihan and their dog Brynley take on an epic 194 mile walk for the Brooke
29 May 2015
Following the huge earthquake on 25 April in Nepal, hundreds of working equids became injured and trapped.
19 May 2015
Think you work hard in the gym? Donkeys in brick kilns burning up to 53,000 calories a day shifting tonnes of bricks
14 May 2015
Vets in Pakistan working for global equine welfare charity the Brooke have collaborated with the University of Bristol on a newly published paper to discover whether a donkey is in pain by just being observed.
15 April 2015
Ross proposed to Celeste whilst on holiday together in Vietnam and suggested that instead of buying an expensive diamond ring, they could use the money to help out a cause close to Celeste’s heart - The Brooke.
9 April 2015
Melissa Liszewski, Animal Welfare Advisor for the Brooke, has been presented with the Charity Professional of the year 2015 award from CEVA.
26 March 2015
The man who listens to horses, Monty Roberts formally becomes Brooke Global Ambassador at his demonstration at Hadlow College, Kent.
20 March 2015
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall officially launched Brooke USA at a reception for Brooke donors and guests at Churchill Downs, Kentucky.
8 March 2015
The Brooke marks International Women's Day by sharing stories of the women working with working equines across the world.
3 March 2015
The Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust has recently donated £50,000 to equine welfare charity the Brooke, bringing the total it has raised for the charity to over £600,000 in the last 18 years, helping improve the lives of millions of working horses, donkeys and mules across the world.
13 February 2015
Double Olympic Gold Medallist Charlotte Dujardin today announced her first official charity partnership, becoming Global Ambassador for equine welfare charity the Brooke.
5 February 2015
The Brooke has worked with the government to change by-laws in Halaba, Ethiopia, which will allow its teams to euthanise abandoned working equines when extreme injuries or disease mean they are beyond medical help.
19 December 2014
The Brooke and KSPCA work together to rescue donkeys used in political protest in Nairobi, Kenya
16 December 2014
Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, has announced that he supports an immediate ban on the use of carriage horses in the city. Our Head of Animal Welfare & Research, Karen Reed, comments on the debate.
10 December 2014
Part two of a study conducted by Brooke Pakistan and the University of Bristol to document how donkeys show pain.
10 December 2014
The Brooke has been involved in three studies and a conference report featured in a new collection, published online this month by the Equine Veterinary Journal.
30 October 2014
An international taskforce coordinated by the Brooke has launched a responsible tourism campaign to tackle common problems seen at the Petra UNESCO world heritage site.
28 October 2014
The Brooke has gained a last minute place for the Zombie Evacuation run at Allianz Park, London. The race is on to claim the place.
12 October 2014
Petra Ingram, Chief Executive for the Brooke, took on the first big run of her life to raise money for the Brooke in its 80th Anniversary.
9 October 2014
The Brooke has launched a new Brooke shop catalogue featuring new Christmas card designs and gifts to help working horses, donkeys and mules across the world.
26 September 2014
Internationally renowned horse trainer Monty Roberts is visiting rural communities around India to see the work of the Brooke.
18 September 2014
The Brooke has successfully helped to save hundreds of horses from starvation, following a two stage emergency feeding programme in Nicaragua.
5 August 2014
A new study carried out by the University of Bristol and funded by the Brooke looks at the behavioural traits of donkeys.
4 July 2014
A poster detailing some of the Brooke’s world-leading equine research has been recognised with a top award at the 7th International Colloquium for Working Equids.
1 July 2014
The Brooke are presenting five talks and 28 posters at the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids 2014
12 June 2014
The Brooke has today started emergency feeding hundreds of starving horses in drought-stricken Nicaragua.
14 May 2014
Our new report reveals the views of women in developing countries, caring for and benefiting working donkeys, horses and mules.
12 May 2014
New animation from the Brooke shows how common office annoyances are nothing compared to the jobs done by horses donkeys and mules around the world
The Brooke has re-printed the iconic diaries of its founder Dorothy Brooke to mark 80 years since it first opened its doors to help suffering horses, donkeys and mules.
8 April 2014
The Brooke is developing a brand new welfare assessment app for Android
10 March 2014
The Brooke has released the world's first working equid veterinary manual, combining 80 years of experience
4 February 2014
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall held a special luncheon at her home on Tuesday 4 February as part of celebrations for the Brooke’s 80th anniversary.
28 January 2014
Today HRH The Duchess of Cornwall kicked off the Brooke's 80th Anniversary celebrations, meeting supporters, volunteers and staff at the Life Through a Lens photography exhibition.
14 January 2014
The Brooke’s 80th anniversary year celebrations got off to an impressive start at the special private view of our photographic exhibition Over 200 guests, including some well-known faces, joined us at London’s St-Martin-in-the-Fields where our special photographer, former champion jockey Richard Dunwoody MBE, showed off his captivating photographs recording the work of the Brooke.
8 November 2013
One in ten women claim they love their pet MORE than their partner, a study revealed yesterday.Nearly a third said their levels of love for their pet were exactly the same as those they harboured for their husband or boyfriend.
The Dragon's Den star highlights the Brooke's work by visiting Brooke India and the brick kilns