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New rules could cut out test for horsebox drivers

New rules being considered by the Depart of Transport could mean drivers could drive horseboxes up to 7.5t without taking an additional test – and horse owners can have their say in a public consultation. The government proposal could see the return of ‘Grandfather rights’ which would allow those who passed their test before 1 […]

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Charlie & Dante at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Managing the flu vaccine shortage

The shortage of equine flu vaccine across Europe looks set to continue into October, according to the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA). This is obviously a great concern for horse owners – not least at Remus Horse Sanctuary, where many of our residents are more vulnerable due to their condition and sometimes unknown vaccination status. […]

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day, officially 4 October, has become a global celebration for all animals and the people who love and respect them – and we were proud to celebrate and support this global movement to raise the status of animals everywhere at our final Open Day of the 2022 season on Sunday 2 October. World […]

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Queens Fell pony Emma attends funeral

Queen’s favourite pony says last goodbye

As horse lovers we couldn’t help but be moved when the Queen’s favourite pony, Emma, made an appearance as the funeral procession made its way to St George’s Chapel in Windsor on Monday 19 September. The Fell pony mare stood as the procession marched past her, accompanied by her handler Terry Pendry, stud groom and […]

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Celebrate World Animal Day at Remus Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 2 October 2022

Join the animals and humans for their last Open Day of the 2022 season and celebrate World Animal Day with them on Sunday 2 October from 1pm to 5pm. Disney’s character Olaf, will also be visiting during the afternoon! World Animal Day, officially 4 October, has become a global celebration for all animals and the […]

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Bracken born to blind mum Holly

Walking Back to Happiness

When horses come to us at Remus Horse Sanctuary, we often have to embark on a programme of rehabilitation. Many of them have been starved and neglected, and need to build up their strength and confidence. So we were very interested to read this excellent article in Horse and Hound about the benefits of walking […]

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The Dogs are the Stars at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates on Sunday 4 September to welcome members of the public for its fun Dog Show and Family Day from 1pm to 5pm. The Dog Show will commence at 2pm with bookings being taken from 1.30pm. Special guest Minnie Mouse will also be making an appearance during the […]

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Our Urgent Hay Appeal

Can you help us – again? We thought the last two years were tricky enough with Covid and the lack of fundraising! Little did we know that 2022 would bring us the hottest UK temperatures on record, and over such a sustained period! The soaring temperatures have meant the grass in the paddocks can’t grow […]

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Remus Holly in Heat

Help your Horse Beat the Heat

As summer continues, and with another heatwave predicted for the UK, it’s important to ensure your horse is well protected against the elements and any pests. Keeping on top of horse care is half the battle, and we have in place at Remus Horse Sanctuary a summer management routine that ensures that the animals we […]

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Special Guest Mickey Mouse to Visit Horse Charity

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates to visitors on Sunday 7 August from 1pm to 5pm for one of its summer Open Days. Visitors will be able to meet special guest Mickey Mouse, who will be visiting the charity during the afternoon. The Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, offers free parking […]

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