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.
As official chosen charity of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, Brooke has enlisted the help of Alfie the Dinky Donkey this week to spread awareness of the charity throughout the show, which runs from 17-23 December.
Brooke CEO, Anthea Turner and equestrian stars lead Brooke Parade at Olympia
A new five-year, multi-agency project is set to study new ways to tackle the widespread and debilitating disease Epizootic Lymphangitis (EZL) that has a significant impact on horses, donkeys, mules and human livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As this year’s official charity for Olympia, The London International Horse Show, Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys will host activities and experiences including interactive video, talks and meet ups with mini horses and donkeys, from 17-23 December.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Brooke charity Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 12 December at Guards’ Chapel, the spiritual home of the Household Division.
As this year’s official charity of Olympia, Brooke will launch a social media selfie competition on 28 November to give supporters the chance to win tickets to the show, along with a special backstage tour with British Eventing Performance Manager and Brooke ambassador Richard Waygood MBE.
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.