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Remus Field Shelter Appeal

Storm Katies Visit to Remus Horse Sanctuary

On Tuesday 29 March 2016, a gust of wind from the tail end of Storm Katie completely demolished one of the Sanctuary’s much-needed field shelters. This particular shelter is beyond repair and will cost approximately £3000 to replace it. The double shelters that the Sanctuary would like to provide cost in the region of £7000 […]

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Meet Charlie at Remus Open Days

Open Season at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary is delighted to open its gates and welcome visitors to the Sanctuary for the first time this year on Sunday 1 May 2016.  Further dates throughout the 2016 season can be found below: Sunday 5 June Sunday 3 July Sunday 7 August Sunday 4 September Sunday 2 October Open on each of […]

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Remus Oldest Horse Orchid

Elderly Equine Education Workshops

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary in Essex is leading the way in terms of elderly horse care and will be hosting two equine workshops over the next month: Routine Care Incorporating Nutrition on Saturday 20 February, and Health and Disease on Saturday 5 March. Both equine workshops will take place at the Sanctuary from 10am to […]

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Rescued Riding School Horses Safe at Last

Only a few months after being rescued and rehomed by Remus Horse Sanctuary, the previously evicted ponies from Brook Farm Riding School have settled in and “act like they have always been with us,” says Charity Founder Sue Burton. This came at a time when Remus themselves were financially crippled, the situation only to be […]

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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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