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7 March 2019

An estimated 100 million working horses, donkeys and mules contribute to the livelihoods of many poor communities around the world. Yet, their contribution does not receive the same recognition as other livestock in policies and programmes. Furthermore, gaps in education and training of animal health practitioners and lack of awareness of good welfare practices amongst equine owners mean that all over the world equids suffer unnecessarily.

13 November 2018

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.

31 October 2018

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.

Guatemala emergency operation
10 August 2018

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.

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