Brooke has launched an online appeal to raise £10,000 in 10 days through JustGiving to honour the 10,000 heroic war horses that died between 1 and 10 April 1918 during Operation Michael, part of the German Spring Offensive.
Two Brooke vets have been honoured by The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for their outstanding dedication to improving the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable working horses, donkeys and mules.
Brooke has appointed a new U.K. Trustee, Gaynor Miller. Gaynor, who is Head of International Audit and Risk Management at Christian Aid, replaces Angela Horseman on the board.
Equestrians Harry Meade, Richard Waygood, Gemma Tattersall, Charlotte Dujardin and Alice Oppenheimer are lending their support to Brooke’s My Hackathon.
The world’s furthest reaching welfare assessment tool for horses, donkeys and mules, developed by Brooke has been published by PLOS ONE, the research journal.
Brooke has launched an Every Horse Remembered pin badge to mark the end of the First World War, and announced ambassadors for the campaign.
Harry Meade, Alice Oppenheimer and Laura Renwick joined Hannah Russell and Little Alf the miniature Shetland, as well as US Instagram sensation Muledragger as Every Horse Remembered Ambassadors.
In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery.
Brooke has been granted Specialized Consultative Status with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO).
Brooke, Action for Working Horses and Donkeys has now rolled out the second version of the BrookeCheck tablet app to staff in India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Senegal, and Kenya, and greatly expanded the functionality of the software.
At the end of 2017 Brooke held its first Global Animal Health Exchange.