International Women's Day this year falls on Sunday 8 March, and the Brooke is celebrating all the work we do with women around the world whose livelihoods are maintained by their working horses, donkeys and mules.
The Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust has recently donated £50,000 to the Brooke, bringing the total it has raised for the charity to over £600,000 in the last 18 years, helping improve the lives of millions of working horses, donkeys and mules across the world.
Double Olympic Gold Medallist Charlotte Dujardin today announced her first official charity partnership: becoming Global Ambassador for Brooke.
Brooke has worked with the government to change by-laws in Halaba, Ethiopia, which will allow its teams to euthanise abandoned working equines when extreme injuries or disease mean they are beyond medical help. The decision will result in many working horses, donkeys and mules being relieved from prolonged suffering.
An international taskforce coordinated by global equine welfare charity the Brooke has today launched a multi-faceted responsible tourism campaign to address common problems seen at the Petra UNESCO world heritage site.