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Sokone shelter
25 March 2019

Brooke West Africa marked the opening of a new equine shelter in Mekhe, Senegal on 27 December 2018. The shelter, which is close to the local market will provide owners and working horses, donkeys and mules with vital shade and water.

19 March 2019

Bestselling Yorkshire children’s author Hannah Russell is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 8 September to raise funds for Brooke.

Tommy statue (Seaham)
11 March 2019

International animal welfare charity Brooke raised £2000 thanks to donations from theatregoers during the Sunderland Empire Theatre leg of the War Horse UK tour, which ran from 6 to 23 February.

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.

This Esme MyHackathon
1 March 2019

Famous equestrians including YouTuber This Esme and Brooke Ambassadors Charlotte Dujardin and Richard Waygood are supporting the return of Brooke’s MyHackathon fundraising challenge, running from March to October 2019.