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.
Brooke global ambassador Charlotte DuJardin CBE was due to visit Ethiopia to see the charity’s work in October, however due to unforeseen security risks the trip has been cancelled. She was going to be accompanied by fellow elite dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer.
Brooke is excited to launch its 2017 Brooke Shop, featuring virtual gifts and Christmas cards with proceeds going directly to help improve the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in developing countries.