European Commission recognises role of working horses and donkeys in supporting the livelihoods of people
In her job as Brooke’s Community Engagement Advisor, Melissa Liszewski sees Brooke’s work with horses in Ethiopia first hand. Here is an update from Africa.
Brooke Action for working horses and donkeys is celebrating a successful five days at the Equerry Bolesworth Horse Show.
Brooke at the Equerry Bolesworth Horse Show 2017. The two organisations working together to raise awareness of the lives of working equines overseas.
British showjumping star Jessica Mendoza has today been announced as Brooke’s new ambassador.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall meets three generations of Brooke supporters at the South of England Show.
Successful North Yorkshire author Hannah Russell and her miniature Shetland pony, internet sensation Little Alf, are heading to Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show to help Brooke raise awareness of the charity’s work with vulnerable horses, donkeys and mules overseas.
Omar Fane, 51, from the market town of Sokone, Senegal became a farrier at 14 when his father taught him the traditional methods of farriery. Brooke has been working with Omar for two years, training him on safer and more welfare-friendly trimming techniques.
Brooke, with the help of partner UGAN, has employed a Community Change Agent (known as a Relay) in Badoudou Village, Senegal to run community training sessions on topics including provision of shelter and hoof care.
Brooke is deeply concerned about donkeys in Africa being stolen and abused for their hides.