We are an international animal welfare organisation dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world's poorest communities. We provide treatment, training and programmes around animal health and wellbeing, operating across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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I was introduced to each patient and had its wounds or illness explained. Everything was slow, gentle and quiet; time had virtually stopped. When I was taken to the isolation ward, I cried for the first time.
For years they led a nomadic existence, touring India with their dancing bears. Since its outlaw, the Qalandars have been breeding foals to sell at equine fairs, turning to the Brooke for advice, veterinary care and training.
Brooke research adviser Polly Compston on the intense eight month preparations for perhaps this year's most important event, where leading equine charities come together to help the working donkeys, horses and mules of this world and the people who rely on them.