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Sue Burton of Remus Horse Sanctuary with blind and pregnant mares Holly and Grace

Sue Burton Founder of Essex Horse Charity Awarded BEM in HM The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024

Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary in Essex, has been awarded a Medal of the Order of the British Empire for her services to equine welfare. His Majesty The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024 recognises selfless and innovative service to others from people across the UK. Sue founded the Sanctuary in 1983 following the […]

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Is Your Horse Happy?

We all love our animals and want our horses to be happy – here’s five signs that can tell you if they really are! Unfortunately when some animals come to us here at Remus Horse Sanctuary, we can see right away that they are anything but. We work tirelessly to turn things around and make […]

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Keep Strangles at Bay

This time last month was Strangles week. Perhaps, with our ultra busy 24/7 lives, its something that has already fallen off your radar, but Strangles is highly infectious, and following some simple hygiene practices can stop it spreading. Strangles is a really unpleasant disease, which can have a long recovery time, and it’s something we […]

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Essex Horse Sanctuary Invites Visitors for Open Day in June

Remus Horse Sanctuary, a leading authority in older horses, is looking forward to opening its gates and welcoming visitors to meet the 200+ animals for the first time this year, on Sunday 2 June from 1pm to 4pm. Due to the endless wet weather, Sue Burton, Founder of the Sanctuary, had to make the difficult […]

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Harmony Brass

Harmony Brass Celebrate at the Village Hall

The popular Essex-based brass ensemble Harmony Brass are preparing for their next visit to Stock Village Hall on Saturday 8 June at 7.30pm, when they will be celebrating the ensemble’s 40th Anniversary by presenting a special concert for the occasion. The event will include the usual eclectic and popular mix of music for all tastes, […]

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Strangles Awareness Week 2024

Strangles Awareness Week 2024

Ahead of Strangles Week, two new videos have been released to raise awareness of this devastating disease demonstrating just how quickly it can take hold. Strangles Awareness Week in the UK is an annual event taking place from 6-12 May 2024, dedicated to raising awareness about the prevention and management of Strangles, a highly contagious […]

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Remus Fashion Show Poster May 2024

Fundraising Fashion Show and Bargain Sale in aid of Remus Horse Sanctuary

Enjoy a unique afternoon of fashion at Stock Village Hall in Essex on Saturday 11 May in aid of Remus Horse Sanctuary. The fundraising fashion show will feature over 100 individual styles made up of timeless wardrobe essentials from leading high street fashion stores* such as M&S, Wallis, River Island, Mango, H&M, New Look, DKNY, […]

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Remus Winter Riders

Enjoy the Ride!

Do you get nervous or uncomfortable riding in front of others at competitions, or even in the yard? Don’t let it spoil your fun. Instead, take some time to tackle the issues and you’ll be back to having fun, whoever’s watching! Perhaps you worry about what others think when you’re riding, or that they’re judging […]

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Wills and Legacies

Creating a Legacy of Love, Hope and Positive Change

For Remus Horse Sanctuary, legacies act as pillars or rocks of support, enabling us to continue our vital work long into the future. A legacy, often bequeathed through a Will, is a powerful testament to an individual’s commitment to a cause close to their heart, leaving behind a lasting impact that will echo through the […]

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Remus Winter Feed Appeal

Horse Dehydration in Winter

Looking after horses takes so much care – something the team at Remus Horse Sanctuary is well aware of! And some things that we may think of as seasonal issues aren’t actually season-specific at all. That’s the case with dehydration – yes of course we all know to keep an eye on the animals we […]

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