The Dogs are the Stars at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates on Sunday 4 September to welcome members of the public for its fun Dog Show and Family Day from 1pm to 5pm. The Dog Show will commence at 2pm with bookings being taken from 1.30pm.

Special guest Minnie Mouse will also be making an appearance during the afternoon.

The Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, offers free parking on-site, with disabled access. Admission will be charged at just £5 per adult and £3 for children. Entry to the Dog Show is £2 per class. Cream Teas can be booked in advance for £12 per person, including entry.

The Remus novelty Dog Show includes fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with the more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life-changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. The 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette and best Rescue Dog and Best in Show receive a trophy to keep.

Winner of our Best in Show July 2022 was Flo, a lovely German Shepherd, and Reserve Best in Show was Dan, a lovely greyhound. Congratulations to Dan and Flo and their proud owners and to Janetta and her team for organising and judging it and for running the agility. A great time was had by all.

The events at the Sanctuary are always fun and interesting for the whole family, with a children’s entertainer, live music, delicious refreshments, lots of stalls, a tombola and a raffle.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for around 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, goats, sheep and cats, and has been doing so since it was founded in 1983.

The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for the charity which, due to its location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Sue says, “We always look forward to inviting the public and their dogs to come and visit the Sanctuary and learn more about what we do.

“Young and old always have such a great time and it means we’re able to show off our facilities and our amazing animals and give people an insight into the valuable work that we do in a fun way.”

To book tickets for the Open Day and Dog Show, visit the charity’s website at: www.remussanctuary.org/events/open-day-sanctuary-september.

For anyone wishing to sponsor a dog class at the event, especially local businesses, please email: info@remussanctuary.org. For information about the Sanctuary, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.

The final Open Day of the season will take place on Sunday 2 October to celebrate World Animal Day, and the charity has created an appeal to raise funds to replenish its stocks of hay. Details can be found at: www.justgiving.com/campaign/urgenthaysummer2022.

Fun for the Whole Family at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates on Sunday 3 July to welcome members of the public for its fun Dog Show and Family Day from 1pm to 5pm. The Dog Show will commence at 2pm with bookings being taken from 1.30pm.

Special guest Buzz Lightyear will also be making an appearance during the afternoon.

The Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, offers free parking on-site, with disabled access. Admission will be charged at just £5 per adult and £3 for children. Entry to the Dog Show is £2 per class. Cream Teas can be booked in advance for £12 per person, including entry.

The Remus novelty Dog Show includes fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with the more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life-changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. The 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette and best Rescue Dog and Best in Show receive a trophy to keep.

The events at the Sanctuary are always fun and interesting for the whole family, with a children’s entertainer, live music, delicious refreshments, lots of stalls, a tombola and a raffle.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for around 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, goats, sheep and cats, and has been doing so since it was founded in 1983.

Every year the Sanctuary faces the risk of closure due to lack of funds. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for the charity which, due to its location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Sue says, “Our fun dog shows offer a new dimension to our Open Days and we always look forward to inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary and learn more about what we do.

“Young and old always have such a great time and it means we’re able to show off our facilities and our amazing animals and give people an insight into the valuable work that we do in a fun way.”

To book tickets for the Open Day and Dog Show, visit the charity’s website at: www.remussanctuary.org/events/open-day-at-the-sanctuary-july.

For anyone wishing to sponsor a dog class at the event, especially local businesses, please email: info@remussanctuary.org. For information about the Sanctuary, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.

The August Open Day will take place on Sunday 7 August.

Best Sausage Catchers Invited to Fun Dog Show at Charity Open Day

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be hosting its Fun Dog Show at its popular Open Day on Sunday 5 September. The gates will open at 1pm and the dog show will commence at 2pm, with registration from 1.30pm – classes will include ‘Best Sausage Catcher’, ‘Bad Hair Day’ and ‘Dogs with a Disability’ to name just a few.

Admission for the Open Day will be charged at £5 per adult and £2 for children. Tickets can be purchased securely online at: www.remussanctuary.org/events/open-day-sanctuary-september or via the telephone on: 01277 356191. The dog show will cost £2 per class entry and tickets can be purchased on the day. A list of the dog classes can be found via the above link.

Making an appearance at 3pm that afternoon will be none other than Mickey Mouse himself! A magician/entertainer will also be present during the afternoon to entertain the children. Parking is available on-site and disabled parking is available near to the yard. There is also a wheelchair accessible toilet.

Sue Burton, founder of the Sanctuary said,Our dog shows are always such great fun! And of course, we’ll be continuing to take a cautious approach to ensure everyone is Covid-safe, with limited numbers and we’ll be asking visitors to maintain social distancing. We still want everyone to feel safe and to be safe.”

In line with current government guidelines, visitors will be asked to provide contact details for members in their party over the age of 16, or to scan the NHS QR Code using the NHS Covid-19 App. QR posters will be displayed at the main entrance. Contact details will not be held.

Visitors will be encouraged to wear masks in busy areas, to maintain a responsible social distance from each other and to wash their hands or use hand sanitiser regularly throughout the afternoon.

Ms Burton added,We’ve experienced no problems at our events so far this year and everyone’s had a great time out in the open enjoying the beautiful Essex countryside. Our Open Days are such a great way of sharing our passion for the animals that we have rescued and protect.”

Further information on the fun dog show will be available on the website at www.remussanctuary.org and the charity’s Facebook page.

Return of Fun Dog Show to Charity Open Day

Remus Horse Sanctuary is delighted to announce the return of its Fun Dog Show to its popular Open Day this July. Previously on hold due to the Covid restrictions and despite the delay of step four of the Lockdown Roadmap, the Charity will be able to incorporate the fun dog show and children’s entertainer, including an appearance by Mickey Mouse at 3pm!

Members of the public are invited to join the team and animals at Remus when it opens its gates at 1pm on Sunday 4 July 2021. However, to minimise physical contact and maintain social distancing, tickets must be pre-booked and there will be waitress service within the refreshment area.

Admission will be charged at £5 per adult and £2 for children. Tickets can be purchased securely online at: www.remussanctuary.org/events/open-day-at-the-sanctuary-july, or via the telephone on: 01277 356191. The Fun Dog Show will commence at 2pm, entrants must pre-pre-book and arrive no later than 1.30pm. Entry costs £2 per class. A list of the classes can be found on the charity website.

Parking is available on-site and disabled parking is available near to the yard. There is also a wheelchair accessible toilet. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Sue Burton, founder of the Sanctuary said,We are absolutely delighted to be able to incorporate our fun dog show into our July Open Day! That said, we will be continuing to take a cautious approach with limited numbers and asking visitors to maintain social distancing. We still want our visitors and the Remus team to feel safe and to be safe.”

In line with current government guidelines, visitors will be asked to provide contact details for members in their party over the age of 16, or to scan the NHS QR Code using the NHS Covid-19 App. QR posters will be displayed at the main entrance. Contact details will be held for 21 days to assist the government’s Track & Trace system.

Visitors will be asked to keep two metres apart from others and encouraged to wash their hands or use hand sanitiser regularly throughout the afternoon.

Ms Burton added,We experienced no problems at our May and June events and everyone who came along had a great time out in the open in the beautiful Essex countryside and enjoyed meeting the animals while feeling Covid safe. We sincerely hope that our stringent measures will mean we can continue to open safely throughout the summer.”

Further information on the fun dog show will be available on the website at www.remussanctuary.org and the charity’s Facebook page.

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 the Season for the Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, which offers free parking on-site with disabled access. Admission will be charged at just £4 per adult and £2 for children. Entry to the Dog Show is £1.50 per class.

The Remus Novelty Dog Show includes fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with the more traditional – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life-changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. The 1st – 6th winner will receive a rosette and best Rescue Dog and Best in Show will receive a trophy each to keep.

The events at the Sanctuary are always fun and interesting for young and old alike, with bouncy castles, a children’s entertainer, live music from Midnite Blu, delicious refreshments – including gluten-free sandwiches and homemade cakes – and lots of stalls including a tombola and raffle.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for around 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, one cow that was born at the Sanctuary, goats, sheep and cats, and has been doing so since it was founded in 1983.

Every year the Sanctuary faces the risk of closure due to lack of funds. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for us as, due to our location on greenbelt land, we can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

The Sanctuary also host Afternoon Teas, Children’s Pony Days and complementary therapy workshops such as Reiki for Animals – the details for which can be found on our website.

Sue Burton, the charity’s founder, says,Our dog shows are always great fun and offer a new dimension to our open days. We always look forward to inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary and learn more about what we do. 

“Young and old always have such a great time! It means we’re able to show off our facilities and our amazing animals, and give people an insight into the valuable work that we do in a fun way.”

For anyone wishing to sponsor a dog class at the event, especially local businesses, please email: info@remussanctuary.org. For information about the Sanctuary, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.

Fun Dog Show and Family Day at the Sanctuary

Remus Horse Sanctuary will be opening its gates on Sunday 7 July to welcome members of the public for its fun Dog Show and Family Day from 1pm to 5pm. The Dog Show will commence at 1.30pm with bookings being taken from 1pm.

The Sanctuary at Little Farm, Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, offers free parking on-site with disabled access. Admission will be charged at just £4 per adult and £2 for children. Entry to the Dog Show is £1.50 per class.

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The Remus novelty Dog Show includes fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with the more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life-changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. The 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette and best Rescue Dog and Best in Show receive a trophy to keep.

The events at the Sanctuary are always fun and interesting for the whole family, with bouncy castles, a children’s entertainer, live music from Midnite Blu, delicious refreshments – including gluten-free sandwiches and homemade cakes – and lots of stalls including a tombola and raffle.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for around 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, one cow – born at the Sanctuary – goats, sheep and cats, and has been doing so since it was founded in 1983.

Every year the Sanctuary faces the risk of closure due to lack of funds. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for the charity which, due to its location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

The Sanctuary also host Afternoon Teas, Children’s Pony Days and complementary therapy workshops such as Reiki for Animals – the details for which can be found here.

Sue says,Our fun dog shows offer a new dimension to our open days and we always look forward to inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary and learn more about what we do.   

“Young and old always have such a great time and it means we’re able to show off our facilities and our amazing animals and give people an insight into the valuable work that we do in a fun way.”

For anyone wishing to sponsor a dog class at the event, especially local businesses, please email: info@remussanctuary.org. For information about the Sanctuary, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.

Charity Open Day & Novelty Dog Show

Dog lovers across the South East of England are invited to Remus Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 2 September for the second of our fun Dog Shows taking place at the next Open Day. Visitors will also be able to meet the latest rescues including Daisy pictured.

Enjoying our 35th anniversary year, Remus host just six Open Days between May and October opening on the first Sunday of every month, and two dates – July and September – feature a Novelty Dog Show including fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with something more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show.  Entry into each class costs just £1.50 and the 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette.  Entries will be taken from 1pm, show starts 1.30pm.

Entry to the Open Day is £4 for adults and £2 for children and will take place from 1pm to 5pm.  The Sanctuary offers entertainment for the whole family including a kids’ corner with face painting and bouncy castles and live performances from children’s entertainer Magic Dave, competitions and games; music from local band Midnite Blu; delicious refreshments including sandwiches and homemade cakes – including gluten free; many stalls and a raffle.

Parking is available on-site, with disabled access and dogs are welcome at every Open Day on a lead.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for over 200 animals: including horses, ponies, donkeys, cows, goats, sheep and cats.  The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for us as, due to our location on greenbelt land, we can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Founder of the Sanctuary, Sue Burton, says, “We love inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary, and the novelty dog shows are always such great fun!  Opening to the public in this way allows us to show-off our premises and our animals, giving people a real insight into the amazing work that we do.”

For further information, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.  For companies wishing to sponsor a class at the event, please email: info@remussanctuary.org.

Charity Open Day & Dog Show

Dog lovers across the South East of England are invited to Remus Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 1 July for our fun Dog Show taking place at the next Open Day.

Remus host just six Open Days per year and the July and September dates feature a Novelty Dog Show including fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with something more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. Entry into each class costs just £1.50 and the 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette. Entries will be taken from 1pm, show starts 1.30pm.

Entry to the Open Day is £4 for adults and £2 for children and will take place from 1pm to 5pm. The Sanctuary offers entertainment for the whole family including a kids’ corner with bouncy castles and live performances from children’s entertainer Magic Dave, competitions and games, music from local band Midnite Blu, delicious refreshments including sandwiches and homemade cakes, many stalls and a raffle. Parking is available on-site, with disabled access and dogs are welcome at every Open Day on a lead.

The Open Day poster is available to download and share here.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for over 200 animals: including horses, ponies, donkeys, cows, goats, sheep and cats. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for the charity that, due to our location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Founder of the Sanctuary, Sue Burton, says, “We love inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary, and the novelty dog shows are always such great fun! Opening to the public in this way allows us to show-off our premises and our animals, giving people a real insight into the amazing work that we do.”

For further information, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191. For companies wishing to sponsor a class at the event, please email: info@remussanctuary.org.

Novelty Dog Show and Dog Agility at the Sanctuary in Essex

Dog lovers across the South East of England are invited to Remus Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 3 September to participate in a Novelty Dog Show and ‘have a go’ Dog Agility taking place at the next charity Open Day. The entertainer Magic Dave will also be at the event along with Princesses from film and TV to pose for photographs.

The Novelty Dog Show will include fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with something more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. Entry into each class costs just £1.50 and the 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette.  Entries will be taken from 1pm, show starts 1.30pm.

To sponsor a dog class – just £25 or £30 best in show – please email info@remussanctuary.org.

Entry to the Open Day is £4 for adults and £2 for children and will take place from 1pm to 5pm. Parking is available on-site, with disabled access and dogs are welcome at each Open Day on a lead.

The Sanctuary offers entertainment for the whole family including a kids’ corner and bouncy castles, competitions and games, music from local band Midnite Blu, delicious refreshments including sandwiches (including gluten free) and homemade cakes, many stalls and a raffle.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for over 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, cows, goats, sheep and cats. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for the charity that, due to its location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Founder of the Sanctuary, Sue Burton, says, “We love inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary, and the novelty dog shows are always such great fun!  Opening to the public in this way allows us to show off what we do, giving people a real insight into horse welfare.

Sue also commented that, visitors would be able to “meet the newly rescued foals which, although still poorly have at least made it through the isolation period.”

For further information, visit www.remussanctuary.org or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.  For companies wishing to sponsor a class at the event, please email: info@remussanctuary.org.

Novelty Dog Show at Remus Horse Sanctuary

Dog lovers across the South East of England are invited to Remus Horse Sanctuary on Sunday 2 July for the Novelty Dog Show taking place at our next Open Day.

Remus host just six Open Days per year and the July and September dates feature a Novelty Dog Show including fun classes such as: Bad Hair Day and Best Sausage Catcher, along with something more meaningful – Dogs with a Disability (blind, deaf or a life-changing illness) and of course, the ever-popular Best in Show. Entry into each class costs just £1.50 and the 1st – 6th winner receives a rosette. Entries will be taken from 1pm, show starts 1.30pm.

Entry to the Open Day is £4 for adults and £2 for children and will take place from 1pm to 5pm. The Sanctuary offers entertainment for the whole family including a kids’ corner, competitions and games, music from local band Midnite Blu, delicious refreshments including sandwiches and homemade cakes, many stalls and a raffle.  Parking is available on-site, with disabled access and dogs are welcome at each Open Day on a lead.

Another regular feature at the Sanctuary are princesses from film and theatre in the children’s area, who will pose for pictures and bouncy castles, new for 2017.

The Sanctuary provides rehabilitation and care for over 200 animals, including horses, ponies, donkeys, cows, goats, sheep and cats. The Open Days are a vital source of fundraising for our charity that, due to its location on greenbelt land, can only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

Our founder, Sue Burton, says, “We love inviting the public to come and visit the Sanctuary, and the novelty dog shows are always such great fun!  Opening to the public in this way allows us to show off our premises and our animals, giving people a real insight into the amazing work that we do.”

For further information, click here or contact Sue Burton on tel: 01277 356191.

For individuals or businesses wishing to sponsor a class at the event, please email: info@remussanctuary.org.

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