Brooke has launched an online appeal to raise £10,000 in 10 days through JustGiving to honour the 10,000 heroic war horses that died between 1 and 10 April 1918 during Operation Michael, part of the German Spring Offensive.
Equestrians Harry Meade, Richard Waygood, Gemma Tattersall, Charlotte Dujardin and Alice Oppenheimer are lending their support to Brooke’s My Hackathon.
The world’s furthest reaching welfare assessment tool for horses, donkeys and mules, developed by Brooke has been published by PLOS ONE, the research journal.
In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery.
TK Maxx has removed a beauty product from its stores containing 'donkey oil'
#MyHackathon, a fundraising challenge launched by animal welfare charity Brooke in April 2017 has drawn to a close, raising a massive £20,000
Deborah Meaden represented Brooke with Chief Executive Petra Ingram at the Animals in War Memorial service on 10 November 2017. The Service was organised and funded by Petplan charitable trust and Dogs Trust
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.