Brooke, Action for Working Horses and Donkeys has now rolled out the second version of the BrookeCheck tablet app to staff in India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Senegal, and Kenya, and greatly expanded the functionality of the software.
A recent survey conducted for Brooke has found that the UK public are largely unaware of how many horses died in the First World War, despite the fact the majority (80%) knew that horses were used in the conflict.
Horse lover Jen Olivier from Grendon, Northamptonshire has been fundraising for Brooke by dressing up as superhero Deadpool whilst competing at a horse show on Sunday 29 October.
Brooke global ambassador Charlotte DuJardin CBE was due to visit Ethiopia to see the charity’s work in October, however due to unforeseen security risks the trip has been cancelled. She was going to be accompanied by fellow elite dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer.
Brooke is excited to launch its 2017 Brooke Shop, featuring virtual gifts and Christmas cards with proceeds going directly to help improve the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in developing countries.
Pam St. Clement, the actress best known for playing Pat Butcher in EastEnders, is lending her support to Brooke in Remember A Charity Week.
On the United Nation’s International Day of Charity, Brooke is celebrating having been granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Afternoon Tea Week kicks off on 14 August, and Comedian and Bake Off’s Extra Slice presenter Jo Brand is lending some star studded support to Brooke's fundraising campaign High Teas For Gee Gees.
Dr Ebony Escalona was the guest speaker at Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Day on 7 July 2017.
Brooke’s Motivational and Educational Officer Mini Fat Pony is taking on the charity’s My Mini Hackathon challenge to raise £1000.