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Donkeys drink from Brooke water trough in Pakistan
7 February 2017

On February 2 Brooke hosted their #ProudToBeBrooke Supporter Day, an event inviting the charity’s friends and ambassadors to share in our recent success and hear about our upcoming plans to help find solutions to major issues facing donkeys, horses and mules.

5 January 2017

Thanks to funding from the Petplan Charitable Trust, we developed a new Equine Welfare Assessment application for Android tablets. The app has been designed to Standardised Equine Based Welfare Assessment Tool (SEBWAT) to conduct assessments on animals, evaluate, and monitor equine welfare.

Committee on World Food Security
19 October 2016

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.

Gharry horse, Ethiopia
27 September 2016

In Ethiopia’s Halaba district, painful and unnecessary wounds caused by ill-fitting or poorly designed bits are common in the gharry horses. These horses pull gharries - carts or carriages used to transport people or goods.

27 September 2016

In January 2016, animal health centres in Kofele Woreda, Ethiopia were destroyed during local protests. With the help of Brooke staff, the local community and government, animal health care services are resuming.

27 September 2016

Equine fairs provide Brooke with an opportunity to learn more about the communities that attend them. One project of in the field research took Dr Dinesh Mohite from Brooke India to Argentina to present the team's findings.