Help us find a home for Wisteria

Can you help us find Wisteria a home? She’s a six-year-old 12h3 Welsh cross, currently living at Redwings Ada Cole in Essex. We’re certain she can turn her hoof to anything: Pony Club, hacking out, competing. She works well in the school and is confident over jumps. She promises to be a fantastic partner for […]

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Eventer Harry Meade is leading rider 2014

Harry Meade, who has endured injury and tragedy over the past two years, is winner of the British Equestrian Writers’ Association leading rider award for 2014. The eventer, who is based near Bath, made a stunning comeback from career-threatening elbow injuries sustained in a fall 16 months ago. He was negotiating the cross-country phase of an event in Somerset […]

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Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro break records at Olympia

World champions Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro not only won the Reem Acra FEI World CupTM Freestyle at Olympia last night but broke their own world record score set here last year. The pair pulled off a practically foot-perfect programme to music from the soundtrack to the film ‘How to Train your Dragon’, the same music that was […]

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How horses gave me back my life

Hugh Forsyth, a military veteran who specialised in bomb disposal, lived behind closed curtains, terrified of socializing or even getting out of bed. Then he met KoLi, a purebred Connemara, on an equine therapy course in Sussex, and the haze began to lift. “It was as if a light bulb has been switched on,” he […]

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Watch: How horses bring hope to military veterans

This amazing video from the Dare to Live Trust, our Christmas charity, shows how horses are helping wounded military veterans integrate back into civilian life. The Dare to Live Trust’s veteran programmes use horses to help wounded military personnel adjust back in to civilian life. The courses have been an unprecedented success and now the […]

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Horses for heroes: Dare to Live is our Christmas charity

A herd of horses, grazing on a farm in Sussex, is bringing hope to military veterans struggling to integrate back into civilian life. Sun Tui, their owner, founder of our Christmas charity, the Dare to Live Trust, says that often a transformation can be seen in veterans’ behaviour within minutes of meeting the horses. “It’s […]

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