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Remus Horse Sanctuary Host tESA Conference

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary will be hosting the Equine Shiatsu Association (tESA) Annual Conference at its premises in Essex on 27 and 28 September 2014. Sue Burton, Founder of the Sanctuary, will open the conference followed by vet, Mark Murrell MA, VetMB, CertES(Orth), MRCVS, RCVS Certified Equine, talking about the support of Remus’ horses and […]

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Scoobie on arrival

Laminitis Alert for Horse Owners

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary is warning horse owners to be aware that the rise of sugars in pastureland at this time of year causes a rise in glucose, potentially exacerbating any insulin-related issues in equines and thereby increasing the risk of Laminitis. Laminitis is a common, painful and ultimately devastating condition affecting the feet and […]

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Equine Horses at Remus

Heart of Essex Awards Win for Remus Horse Sanctuary

Fran Smith and Vicky Hearn, both of Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary, received a cheque for £500 on Thursday 7 August, at the Heart of Essex Awards ceremony at Hylands House, Chelmsford.  The Sanctuary received the prize as ‘runners up’ in this year’s award. Remus entered the Awards in May petitioning for funds to create a […]

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Ragwort Stem and Flower

Yellow Peril – The Plant that Poses a Deadly Threat to Horses

No caring horse owner would want their animal to stop eating, suffer stomach pains, struggle to breathe, go blind or even die. Yet this is what can happen to horses if owners fail to do one very important job as part of their care. Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary wants to educate horse owners on these […]

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Cara Wilson

Remus Horse Sanctuary Appoints Education Officer

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary has recently appointed Cara Wilson as its Education Officer, with a view to creating and developing relationships within the Essex adult education and business sectors. The main focus of the role will be to develop a range of educational services for Remus, from visiting a place of learning, to encouraging students […]

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Sue Burton Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary Appeals to UK Ministers for Support

On Monday 21 July 2014 Sue Burton, founder of Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary, met with Lord DeMauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), at Westminster to discuss the equine welfare crisis that exists in this country. Furthermore, Sue and the Sanctuary fully supports the Private Members Bill being put forward by MP […]

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Vet Essentials

Remus Horse Sanctuary Live on TV

Animal welfare charity, Remus Horse Sanctuary, will be participating in a new television documentary later this month following the research and meticulous management strategy implemented by its founder, Sue Burton, over the last four years effectively eradicating Laminitis from its yard. Laminitis and PPID are diseases every horse owner should know about, and the new […]

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Tony Goat

Tony Goat

Tony is our newest goat at the Sanctuary and arrived with us mid-June. He was found straying on local roads and brought in to us by the RSPCA having suffered an horrendous injury to his mouth, which had been slashed from across his nose, causing it quite literally to hang off his face, poor chap. […]

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Grace and Jess

An Appeal from our Founder

It’s been a tough 6 months at Remus.  During the winter we dealt with the most appalling welfare cases and, at one point, I particularly remember standing in Dartford with a dead emaciated horse behind me, a mare stuck up to her belly in mud behind me and about 50 horses all in very poor […]

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New Baby

Holly and her New Baby

Holly’s baby was born at around 8.15pm on Friday 27 June 2014. She looks the spitting image of her Mum! And, unlike with Gracie and Jess, Holly is able to feed her foal and baby is suckling well. Holly and Gracie arrived at similar times earlier this year and really helped each other, offering comfort […]

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