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Keeping Your Horse’s Teeth Healthy

We’ve all heard the expression, ‘getting a little long in the tooth’. Of course, it’s an alternative way of saying someone’s getting old! Horses’ teeth grow for much of their life, and wear between 2mm and 3mm a year, as a result of them happily chewing and grinding their food. It’s important that food is […]

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Rescued foals

Will you help us?

There’re so many ways you can help us, all that we ask is you choose one! Please consider making a donation towards our winter feed costs. Our work is very hard and costly – it takes time and effort to set up a rescue – and we see some awful cases that break our hearts. […]

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Horse in wet muddy field

Sunday 6 October Important Read

We are very sorry to have to announce that our Open Day this Sunday been cancelled as the fields are just too wet for cars to park on, due to the recent rain that we’ve experienced. For us, this is a great loss and, by cancelling, we will potentially lose as much as £5,000 that […]

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Final Family Fun Day at Essex Horse Charity

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates for the last time this year on Sunday 6 October and visitors, members and supporters are welcome to come and meet the 200+ animals and learn about the Sanctuary’s horse welfare programme, from 1pm to 5pm. Parking is available on-site, with disabled access, and dogs are very […]

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The Importance of Winter Turnout

Hartpury College have recently released some research indicating that 20 minutes on a ‘horsewalker’ is equivalent exercise to one hour of turnout. The research showed that the horses travelled the same distance in both scenarios, but the heart rates of the turned-out horses were higher, due to periods of trot and canter. With winter fast […]

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Raise Free Funds When you Send the Perfect Gift Card

Birthday, special occasion or Christmas gift needed? Give as you Live have got you covered… Treat your friends, family and loved ones to the perfect donation-raising gift card – valid to spend at over 120 high street retailers including John Lewis, H&M, Argos and Halfords. Suitable for all ages and interests, it’s perfect for every […]

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Giving Tuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday 2019

Do you remember last year’s #GivingTuesday? It took place in November. This year it’s a little later and scheduled for Tuesday 3 December 2019, so please make a note in your diaries. The #givingtuesday campaign which began in America, is an antidote to the mass consumerism of Black Friday and aims to get people thinking […]

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Fun Dog Show and Family Day at Essex Horse Charity

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates on Sunday 1 September to welcome supporters, volunteers and members of the public for its fun Dog Show and Family Day from 1pm to 5pm. The Novelty Dog Show will commence at 1.30pm with bookings being taken from 1pm. This will be the penultimate Open Day of […]

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Remus Malibu fatigue

No Foot, No Horse

It’s an old saying among horsemen, ‘no foot, no horse’, but it remains true no matter how long it’s been around. Our horses’ feet need to be healthy and in good shape, because it is the feet that influence how the rest of the body moves. The repercussions of bad hoof and shoe management can […]

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Remus GAYL Back to School 2019

Raise Free Funds when you Shop for Back to School Essentials

Did you know that you can raise free funds for Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary when you shop for the new school year via Give as you Live? It won’t be long before the new school term is here! Whether it’s classroom stationery or uniforms for the new school year – you can shop at 4,100 […]

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