Brooke Ethiopia officially opened the Dodola Town Equine Welfare Service and Training Centre in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, providing a much needed resource for the area’s many working horses, donkeys and mules.
November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of WW1 and the conclusion of Brooke’s year-long Every Horse Remembered campaign, which highlights the heroic struggle of working horses, donkeys and mules of the past and present, and help build better lives for future generations.
A survey carried out for Brooke, Action for Working Horses and donkeys by nfpSynergy found that just over a third of the UK public can identify what a mule is. The charity has released the news on World Animal Day to raise awareness of the contribution of mules in WW1 and today.
Brooke launch interactive experience at the World Equine Expo™, showing the reality of life for people and equines in South Asia’s brick kilns through 360° video presented in a circular, immersive room.
Working horse and donkey charity Brooke will host its first ever Christmas Carol Service at Guards' Chapel, the spiritual home of the Household Division, on Wednesday 12 December at 2pm. Early bird tickets are available now until 21 September.
Brooke has been chosen as the official charity for the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina on 11 - 23 September.
Thanks to a public appeal in the UK and USA, Brooke and its sister organisation Brooke USA was able to provide food, water and emergency veterinary treatment to over 300 working equines living in the areas worst affected by June’s Fuego volcano eruptions.
Brooke has released a photo mosaic of war horses, made up of 200 photos taken by horse lovers around the UK.
Brooke vets Dr Ebony Escalona and Dr Alemayehu Hailemariam (AHM) received honours from The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) on Friday 13 July.
Brooke has approved an emergency grant to provide water, food and essential veterinary care to an estimated 312 horses, donkeys and mules that, along with their owners, have been worst affected by Guatemala’s Fuego volcano eruptions on 3 and 6 June 2018.