To help governments implement the OIE standards, technical experts from Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys, The Donkey Sanctuary, The Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) and World Horse Welfare will have a joint poster displayed at the 4th OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare in Mexico.
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For the first time, the contributions of working livestock including horses, donkeys and mules to food security and nutrition, has been officially recognised by the UN in livestock recommendations formally endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) on Monday 17 October 2016 in Rome.
In a huge milestone for Brooke’s global animal welfare and advocacy work, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has for the first time announced a set of welfare standards for working horses, donkey and mules.
Brooke will appear in the official commemorative publication for The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration to take place at Windsor Castle this month. Brooke is one of only two equine charities to be featured in the book.
It's one year on since the first of several severe shocks hit Nepal, in the biggest earthquake the country in the last 80 years.
Journalist and newscaster Alastair Stewart OBE has been announced today as a new Patron for Brooke. The ITV News presenter said he was “thrilled to bits” to be offered the position.
Brooke has responded to a story about carriage horses in Acapulco, reported by the Mail Online recently.
Becky Statham, a writer for Your Horse magazine, is running the adidas Silverstone half marathon on 13 March 2016 to raise money for the Brooke.
American polo champion Nic Roldan has become an official ambassador for Brooke USA, a fundraising arm of the Brooke, a UK based equine welfare charity. He is celebrating the new partnership in the UK on 30 May 2015 by running the London 10,000, and is calling on all running enthusiasts to join him.
Brooke has launched a new project in Mexico to help horses working in a refuse and recycling centre in San Martin, Puebla State. The horses are some of the most vulnerable of the 12.8 million working equine animals in Mexico.