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12 November 2020

Charity founder Dorothy Brooke was honoured on Thursday 15 October with a Blue Plaque in Salisbury, where she lived with her husband British cavalry officer Brigadier Geoffrey Brooke from 1939-1955.

WW1 mule
2 November 2020

A survey carried out for Brooke, Action for Working Horses and donkeys by nfpSynergy found that just over a third of the UK public can identify what a mule is. The charity has released the news on World Animal Day to raise awareness of the contribution of mules in WW1 and today.

30 October 2020

Brooke teamed up with The Progress Film Company and Visualise to shoot a 360° VR film following a young couple living and working in a Pakistan brick kiln. Here, Progress's Matt Hopkins shares his experience.

29 October 2020

Brooke’s popular 360° VR film following a young couple living and working at a Pakistan brick kiln is now available to watch on YouTube for the first time, after a string of appearances at events including the World Equestrian Games, the London Olympia Horse Show, and Supporter Day.

26 October 2020

Brick kilns are some of the most extreme working environments on earth. Uneven terrain, high temperatures and long hours also make them some of the most dangerous. Thanks to 360 filming technology, we can now give our supporters a small insight into what it’s like to be a family living and working in these conditions.  

9 October 2020

Brooke is calling for applications for a fully funded doctoral studentship on ‘Burden of Animal Diseases of Working Equids’, developed in partnership with the University of Liverpool and part of the Global Burden of Animal Disease programme.