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06/11/2015 Forever in our hearts - Rest in peace Dodger

On the 6th December, The Horse Trust had had to say goodbye to a real favourite, 2015's Mr January himself, Dodger. Dodger came to us for retirement two and a half years ago after 16 years of service with Greater Manchester Police. This big, remarkably soppy boy was a huge hit with the team here and with all our visitors.: Read full story>>


15/10/2015 Her Majesty the Queen re-united with an old friend from The Horse Trust

Her Majesty the Queen visited Guildford on Thursday 15th October to officially open the University of Surrey’s £45 million vet school accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh. Her Majesty was shown around the new buildings on the Manor Park campus viewing the equine examination area, stables and livestock pens. The Horse Trust attended along with two retired equine civil servants Mary Tudor, a 22 year old bay mare, who recently retired from Royal Mews and Zepce, a 21 year old black mare, formally of the Household Calvary.: Read full story>>


02/11/2015 Historic Delivery for The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust recently received an exciting delivery in the shape of two lifting boxes that were used in the First World War to transport horses onto the ships. These boxes were used at the Tilbury docks from November 1914 when the dock opened.   During World War One, a military pontoon bridge existed between Tilbury and Gravesend.: Read full story>>