Social media stars Teddy the Shetland and This Esme are supporting Brooke’s first ever Donkey Dash on Sunday 12 July at Highfield Farm, the home of the prestigious Wellington Horse Trials in Hook, Hampshire.
On 24 February, the Kenyan government announced a ban on the slaughter of donkeys in Kenya, after being presented with a petition by donkey owners who marched to the Cabinet Secretary’s office.
Brooke Ethiopia was named joint best performing Non-Government Organisation (NGO) along with Life Water at this year’s GO NGO Annual Forum Meeting in Shashemene on 30 January, a jump from third place in 2019.
Brooke has published its first ever Research Review, giving key insights into the charity's research processes, achievements and learnings for 2019.
Equestrian YouTuber This Esme, famous for her horsey videos and vlogs, has been announced as Brooke’s new Ambassador, with a focus on inspiring young people to get involved with the charity.
Midsomer Murders star and long-term Brooke supporter John Nettles has leant his voice to the charity’s urgent TV appeal for a second time.
Leading animal welfare charities including Brooke have been providing hands on training for government officials from across the Americas on horse, donkey and mule welfare as part of an international seminar on working and farm animals.
Brooke has launched a new global project to ensure that working animals receive better handling and, as a result, experience improved welfare in the long term.
Brooke has been nominated as Charity of the Year (with an income over £10 million) at this year’s Charity Times Awards, taking place in London on 2 October.
A grant of £90,000 from the Elise Pilkington Charitable Trust will enable Brooke to make sustainable change to the lives of an estimated 350,000 working horses, donkeys and mules across 68 equine fairs in India over the next three years.