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Charlie at Remus

Meet Charlie – One of the Lucky Ones!

Charlie is a 7 month-old colt who was cruelly wrenched from his mum when his owners had no use for him. An hour later he arrived at Remus Horse Sanctuary, to start his new life. Remus can only imagine what Charlie has been through in his young, short life. Charlie is underweight and clearly hasn’t […]

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Charity Founder Honoured with IFAW Award

Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary, received an award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at the House of Lords, on Tuesday 20 October, honouring her dedication to rescuing and improving the welfare of thousands of horses. TV wildlife presenter Bill Oddie presented the award. The IFAW awards programme runs in countries […]

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Fun Night at the Remus Casino

Cashing in the Chips for Remus Horse Sanctuary

Supporters of Remus Horse Sanctuary enjoyed spinning the dice at a fun Casino evening organised by Remus trustee, Linda Croton, at The Holiday Inn Brentwood last week and raised just under £3,000 for the charity. The event was organised to raise much-needed funds for the charity and enjoyed sponsorship from a number of companies including: […]

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Essex woman to receive national award for dedication to rescuing thousands of horses

An Essex woman is to be recognised with a special award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at the House of Lords, honouring her dedication to rescuing and improving the welfare of thousands of horses. Animal lover Sue Burton, (52), from Billericay, set up Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary and animal centre more than […]

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HRH The Countess of Wessex with blind Mare Holly

Royal Visit for Remus Horse Sanctuary

HM Lord Lieutenant for Essex, Lord Petre (Patron) and Dena Schwartz, Zoopharmacognosist, trustees and staff of Remus Horse Sanctuary, were delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex and many local dignitaries to the Sanctuary on Wednesday 14 October for a VIP Invitation Day. The Countess, who joined the charity as a Patron […]

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Orchid with Sue Burton

Worlds Oldest Horse Dies At Age Fifty

Sadly, at 2pm on Thursday 8 October, Sue Burton and the staff at Remus Horse Sanctuary said their final goodbyes to Orchid, believed to be the oldest horse in the world. On Wednesday 7 October, Orchid was colicking and receiving round the clock care. She had a comfortable night but was colicking again on the […]

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Magic at Remus Horse Sanctuary this Month

Visitors to the Remus Horse Sanctuary Open Day on Sunday 4 October will find a little magic and be able to meet Elsa and Anna, the two Princesses from cult movie, Frozen. The Princesses will be singing songs, posing for photographs and granting Frozen wishes at this, the final Open Day of the season, for […]

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Riding School Crisis

Evicted Riding School Horses Saved

Following the recent financial collapse of Brook Farm Riding School, all 12 elderly horses have been re-homed and are now safe.  Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary successfully managed the entire rehoming and relocation process and Remus has paid all associated costs as well as providing homes for four of the ponies. This comes […]

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Remus Dog Show 2014

Novelty Dog Show at Horse and Donkey Sanctuary in Essex

Dog lovers across the South East of England are invited to Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 6 September for its Novelty Dog Show taking place at the penultimate Open Day of the 2015 season. Remus host just six Open Days per year and the July and September dates feature a Novelty Dog Show including […]

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Sue Burton Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary Cry for Help

Remus Sanctuary Founder, Sue Burton, is appealing to the public to help save the many horses currently in dire need. Despite the summer months, the horse welfare crisis in this country, especially Southern England, continues to escalate. Remus are desperate for funds and are asking Essex animal lovers to dig deep to make a donation […]

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