Remus Pledges to Tackle Fraud

Fraud is an ever-evolving and increasing criminal threat to society. No organisation – charitable or otherwise – can make itself completely immune to fraud but it can take steps to minimise the risks. Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary is committed to doing precisely that, which is why we have signed the Fraud Pledge: Benefits of […]

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Remus Horses and Mental Health c Sophie Boeme

You, Your Horse and Your Mental Wellbeing

The last two years have been hard – and we’re not talking about Remus’ financial hardships as a result of the lack of fundraising – the Covid-19 pandemic has bulldozed its way through our lives, challenging each and every one of us. But in the wake of that incredibly difficult time, and hopefully as we […]

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Remus Field Shelter after Storm Eunice

Storm Eunice Wreaks Havoc at Elderly Horse Sanctuary

Storm Eunice raged through the Sanctuary on Friday 18 February 2022, tearing apart field shelters and flipping them into the air like cardboard, flattening fences and ripping tiles from roofs. Please help Remus rebuild and make the necessary repairs and replacements. Field Shelters cannot be covered by insurance and, due to the rising cost of […]

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Turn points into positivity

Your Nectar points could help make a real difference to charities like ours. We’ve partnered with Nectar Donate, a new scheme which allows you to donate some (or all) of your Nectar points to good causes and charities on Crowdfunder! No matter how many Nectar points you choose to donate, each and every one will […]

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Damson April and Mopsey at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Family of Elderly Shetland Ponies Rehomed

Damson, April and Mopsey find sanctuary at the horse charity in Buttsbury, near Ingatestone in Essex. Three elderly Shetland Ponies, all in their thirties, have been rehomed at Remus Horse Sanctuary after their owner was struggling to look after them. Damson (38 years old), mother of April (32 years old) and aunt to Mopsey (36 […]

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Hold your Horses, Drivers

The keen reader might remember that in last month’s blog we talked about the benefits of reporting incidents on the BHS Horse i app. The data collected by the app supports both local and national campaigns for equine safety – in particular their Dead Slow safety campaign. We are currently seeing too many reports of […]

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Remus Environmental Enrichments

Environmental Enrichments

At Remus we are very aware of the importance of environmental enrichments and the beneficial effects they have in improving the physical and emotional wellbeing of the animals. They help to promote wellbeing, provide exercise and mental stimulation and prevent boredom, lethargy and behavioural problems. We have run workshops on environmental enrichments at the Sanctuary, […]

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Remus Unwanted Christmas Presents

Please Donate Your Unwanted Presents to a Good Cause and Reduce Landfill

Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary, is urging people to donate their unwanted Christmas presents to the charity. Drop-offs can be made to the Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, CM4 9NZ, between 10am and 4pm, any day of the week except Saturday, throughout January. Directions can be found on the charity’s website. […]

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Remus Grass Grazing

The Problems with Grass Grazing

We are now into winter after a very good summer for grass growth. That means it’s time to put some of the horses and ponies back to their original fields after being kept in on limited grazing for the last 6 months. This is always a very exciting affair for both us and them to […]

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Remus Shetlands

Horse i, the app with an eye for safety

Have you and your horse ever been involved in an incident? (no, this isn’t an advert for a no-win, no-fee solicitor). Something that put either of you in danger, or made you feel unsafe? Did you report it? Did you know where, or how to report it? The BHS estimates that only 1 in 10 […]

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