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Colic Awareness Week

The first week of October was Colic Awareness Week. The term ‘colic’ refers to all types of abdominal pain in horses and it can affect all ages and types, from a four-star eventer to a field companion. The REACT Now to Beat Colic campaign launched back in 2016 and aims to educate as many owners […]

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Co-op Local Community Fund

We’re delighted that Remus Horse Sanctuary has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund but the Fund closes on Saturday 24 October and we need your help to raise as much money from it as possible. At a time when funds for community groups and charitable organisations are becoming more difficult to […]

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Remus World Animal Day 2020

Celebrate World Animal Day at Essex Horse Charity

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates for only the second time this year on Sunday 4 October to celebrate World Animal Day, coordinated by the Naturewatch Foundation. Visitors, members and supporters are invited to come and meet the 200+ animals and learn about the Sanctuary’s horse welfare programme and the issues that the […]

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The Battle with Ragwort

As pretty as it looks, Ragwort can give landowners and horse owners alike a real headache. We’ve all heard about it, but how much do you really know about its part in the world? Ragwort contains toxic compounds, which can cause irreversible liver damage to horses. This can happen if it’s eaten fresh, but also […]

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Live Family Fun Day at Essex Horse Charity

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates for the first time this year on Sunday 6 September, after months of hardship through lack of volunteer staff and fundraising, as a result of the pandemic and lockdown measures. Visitors, members and supporters are invited to come and meet the 200+ animals including Bracken, pictured top […]

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Does your horse get his beauty sleep?

The Dalai Lama once said: “Sleep is the best meditation.” We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. Sleep relieves stress, restores our physical health and prepares us to take on the day ahead! Many of us also know all too well what a bad night’s sleep can do to […]

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Good News for AmazonSmile

Good news! AmazonSmile is now available in the Amazon Shopping app on iPhones and Android phones. AmazonSmile customers can now support Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary in the Amazon shopping app on iPhones and Android phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations: Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device […]

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Buy a Bale of Hay to Support Charity

In late March, Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary was told to close the horse welfare charity and stop all fundraising – one of her worst nightmares! As a result, the ‘Buy a Bale of Hay’ appeal has been set up online to help raise funds to continue to care for and feed the […]

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Sun care for horses

The heatwave may be over for now, but the hot weather we experienced last month led to a lot of problems in many animals, according to vets. We didn’t escape here at Remus either, with two ponies going down with colic and one with a chest infection. Thankfully, they are all now doing well. Issues […]

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Microvolunteering for Remus

Would you like to help Remus Horse Sanctuary but don’t think you have the time – you can, if you become a microvolunteer! Have you got a minute to microvolunteer for Remus? We totally understand that everyone leads very busy lives nowadays, what with work and family commitments, so it can be really hard to […]

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