Brooke Ethiopia officially opened the Dodola Town Equine Welfare Service and Training Centre in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, providing a much needed resource for the area’s many working horses, donkeys and mules.
A Headlam Hall gala dinner hosted by working equine charity Brooke on Friday 2 November raised a total of £27,300 that will go towards the charity’s work helping horses, donkeys and mules around the world.
Brooke attended the Animals in War Remembrance Gathering Centenary Event in London, marking Every Horse Remembered
November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of WW1 and the conclusion of Brooke’s year-long Every Horse Remembered campaign, which highlights the heroic struggle of working horses, donkeys and mules of the past and present, and help build better lives for future generations.
Brooke is on the lookout for volunteers to assist with collecting donations during the prestigious event, which runs from 17-23 December.
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.
As official chosen charity, Brooke and sister charity Brooke USA successfully hosted a range of events at this year’s FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina from 11-23 September.
Brooke launch interactive experience at the World Equine Expo™, showing the reality of life for people and equines in South Asia’s brick kilns through 360° video presented in a circular, immersive room.
Working horse and donkey charity Brooke will host its first ever Christmas Carol Service at Guards' Chapel, the spiritual home of the Household Division, on Wednesday 12 December at 2pm. Early bird tickets are available now until 21 September.
Brooke has approved an emergency grant of £23,000 to provide food for an estimated 1300 animals affected by the ongoing devastating drought in Senegal.