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.
Brooke will mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme on Sunday 1 July by urging riders across the UK to go out and Hack to Remember in memory of horses, donkeys and mules of the past.
Dr Scott Miller, vet and star More4’s Vet on the Hill has been announced as the face of The Dog Walk Challenge, set up by Brooke
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.