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

Giving Tuesday

Staff and supporters show their support for the Brooke on #GivingTuesday


27 November 2015

Black Friday

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

Invisible Workers

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

Horse Heroes

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

Porridge the donkey backs World Porridge Day!

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

Dotty the donkey stolen from Sussex Brooke Champion Group

A model donkey was stolen from the Sussex Brooke Champion Group at the Edenbridge and Oxted show


30 July 2015

Statement on the death of Sir Peter O'Sullevan

Brooke Chief executive Petra Ingram makes statement on the death of Sir Peter O'Sullevan


17 July 2015

Olympic legend fundraising for the Brooke

Jane Holderness-Roddam is fundaising for the Brooke and World Horse Welfare.


1 July 2015

Cambridgeshire woman brings Brooke roadshow to Cambridge

Gill Meningen, Champion Group leader for Cambridge, is hosting the first Brooke Roadshow event


17 June 2015

Devon couple walk more than seven uphill marathons for the Brooke

Hannah Schubert, her partner Kiera Monihan and their dog Brynley take on an epic 194 mile walk for the Brooke


29 May 2015

Brooke teams on the ground saving horses in Nepal

Following the huge earthquake on 25 April in Nepal, hundreds of working equids became injured and trapped.


Donkeys found to burn up to 53,000 calories a day in brick kilns

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

Spotting pain in donkeys

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.

Engagement gift for donkeys

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.


The Brooke's Melissa wins animal welfare award

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.


Monty Roberts named Brooke Global Ambassador

26 March 2015

The man who listens to horses, Monty Roberts formally becomes Brooke Global Ambassador at his demonstration at Hadlow College, Kent.


HRH The Duchess of Cornwall launches Brooke USA

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.


International Women's Day

8 March 2015

The Brooke marks International Women's Day by sharing stories of the women working with working equines across the world.


Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust raises £600,000 for the Brooke

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.


Charlotte Dujardin named Global Ambassador for animal welfare charity, the Brooke

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.

A peaceful ending for hardworking animals in Ethiopia

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.

Donkeys used in political protest

19 December 2014

The Brooke and KSPCA work together to rescue donkeys used in political protest in Nairobi, Kenya

The ongoing debate around carriage horses in New York City

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.


How to tell when a donkey is feeling better

10 December 2014

Part two of a study conducted by Brooke Pakistan and the University of Bristol to document how donkeys show pain.


The Brooke contributes to major research collection

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.


'Care for Petra' campaign launches in Jordan

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.


Last minute place for Zombie Evacuation run!

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.

Brooke CEO runs Royal Parks

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.


Brooke Shop now open

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.


Monty Roberts visits the Brooke's work in India

26 September 2014

Internationally renowned horse trainer Monty Roberts is visiting rural communities around India to see the work of the Brooke.


Almost 500 horses helped by Brooke emergency feeding

18 September 2014

The Brooke has successfully helped to save hundreds of horses from starvation, following a two stage emergency feeding programme in Nicaragua. 


How to tell what a donkey is thinking

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.


World-leading research recognised with top award 

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.


The Brooke tackles full schedule at international vet meet up

1 July 2014

The Brooke are presenting five talks and 28 posters at the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids 2014


The Brooke starts emergency feeding of working horses in Nicaragua 

12 June 2014

The Brooke has today started emergency feeding hundreds of starving horses in drought-stricken Nicaragua.


Invisible Helpers - a new report from the Brooke

14 May 2014

Our new report reveals the views of women in developing countries, caring for and benefiting working donkeys, horses and mules.


Top office bugbears brought into perspective

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 releases reprint of diaries by inspirational founder

16 April

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. 


The Brooke developing Welfare Assessment app

8 April 2014

The Brooke is developing a brand new welfare assessment app for Android


80 years of global veterinary experience captured in a world-first manual

10 March 2014

The Brooke has released the world's first working equid veterinary manual, combining 80 years of experience


The Brooke is honoured with first of its kind lunch at Clarence House

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.


HRH The Duchess of Cornwall opens 80th Anniversary celebrations - press release

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.


Stars and supporters view the Brooke through a lens

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.


Pets V Partners

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.


Deborah Meaden's India Diary

The Dragon's Den star highlights the Brooke's work by visiting Brooke India and the brick kilns


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