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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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Coronavirus Update

Late March we were told we had to close the Sanctuary and stop all Fundraising – for us this was going to be one of our worst nightmares as after the Winter we are desperate for our fundraising to start, so that we can begin to bring much needed funds in to feed the animals […]

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Local Horse Charity Needs Your Support at Virtual Open Day Sunday 5 July

Remus Horse Sanctuary is struggling to survive whilst experiencing extreme weather conditions alongside increased vet, medication and food bills – whilst assisting in welfare issues across the county – without its normal summer fundraising events, due to Covid-19. Since lockdown on 23 March, Remus Horse Sanctuary has been managing with a small, skeleton staff, who […]

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Remus residents: some of the oldest equines to have lived

We’ve all known a special ‘golden oldie’ on our yard or at the local riding school who has defied science by still being ridden at 30 plus! While the expected lifespan for horses is 25-30 years and ponies 30-35 years, many surpass this. The team here at Remus launched the Elderly Horse Awareness Campaign back […]

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Local Horse Charity Goes Virtual Sunday 7 June

Like many small charities, Remus Horse Sanctuary has had to cancel all of its fundraising efforts and events as a result of Covid-19. The Sanctuary is currently existing with a small, skeleton staff, who are required to look after and care for its 200+ animals. Sue Burton, Founder of Remus Horse Sanctuary commented on the […]

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Keep on moving: joint problems in horses

Just as we humans have to look after our joints as we get older, so do we have a responsibility to care for our horses’ joints. Joint problems in horses are a common cause of lameness, with arthritis being the likely cause, particularly as horses get older. While all of our residents here at Remus […]

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Remus #GivingTuesdayNow


As you know, #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of unity and generosity, taking place today, Tuesday 5 May, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. It is a day for us all to show how much we appreciate those key workers who have played such an important role over the last […]

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Remus Horse Sanctuary Responds to Urgent COVID19 Need with Virtual Event

Remus Horse Sanctuary responds to urgent Covid-19 need with a virtual event filmed at the Sanctuary’s location in Essex, joining #GivingTuesdayNow in a Global Day of Giving and Unity… Remus Horse Sanctuary is responding to meet the needs of its 200+ rescued animals by organising a virtual Open Day at its premises in Essex on […]

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Virtual Open Day at the Sanctuary May

Instead of coming to us, we have decided to bring our first Open Day of the 2020 season to you, by social media, on Sunday 3 May from 1pm until 5pm. It’s not something that we have ever tried before, but as you’ll know if you’ve been keeping up with our posts on social media and our email […]

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Raise Free Funds When You Download Home Entertainment

Did you know that you can raise FREE funds for Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary when you download or stream home entertainment for the family via Give as you Live Online? It’s free There’s a handy app There are over 4,400 stores! If you haven’t signed up for your Give as you Live account yet, it only […]

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