John Yates from Plaistow will walk approximately 300 miles from Chester to his home whilst pulling a custom-made cart in aid of Brooke. The challenge starts on 28 September.
Leading animal welfare charities including Brooke have been providing hands on training for government officials from across the Americas on horse, donkey and mule welfare as part of an international seminar on working and farm animals.
A survey has found that almost a quarter of pet owners in the UK have gone overdue on their animals' regular vaccinations.
Research by Brooke has identified the vital link between the welfare of cart donkeys working in waste management in Pakistan and the livelihoods of their owners.
Brooke has announced Huufe as its official tracking app for MyHackathon 2019.
An estimated 100 million working horses, donkeys and mules contribute to the livelihoods of many poor communities around the world. Yet, their contribution does not receive the same recognition as other livestock in policies and programmes. Furthermore, gaps in education and training of animal health practitioners and lack of awareness of good welfare practices amongst equine owners mean that all over the world equids suffer unnecessarily.
Famous equestrians including YouTuber This Esme and Brooke Ambassadors Charlotte Dujardin and Richard Waygood are supporting the return of Brooke’s MyHackathon fundraising challenge, running from March to October 2019.
Brooke is deeply concerned about donkeys in Africa being stolen and abused for their hides.
International animal welfare charity Brooke raised over £13,000 as official chosen charity at Olympia, The London International Horse Show in December 2018.
Bestselling Yorkshire children’s author Hannah Russell has been named as an Ambassador for working equine charity Brooke, with a specific focus on engaging young people between the ages of 8 and 25.