Welcome to The Horse Trust news page. You will find all the latest news, plus links to our archived news items and our activity on Social Media. Don't forget to view our latest newsletter to see what we have been up to. 2016 marks our 130th anniversary, so check out our events page to see what exciting stuff we have planned!





19/07/2016 The Horse Trust Remembers Hyde Park Horses Sefton and Echo

This Wednesday 20th July 2016,  The Horse Trust based in Speen, Buckinghamshire will be remembering the tragic victims of the Hyde Park bombing.  It is 34 years since this horrific atrocity in Knightsbridge, a car bomb that killed four soldiers and seven horses from the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Cavalry horses Sefton and Yeti and Metropolitan police horse, Echo, were retired from their duties to The Horse Trust’s Home of Rest for Horses to live out the remainder of their days in the peace and tranquillity of the Chiltern Hills.: Read full story>>


12/07/2016 The Horse Trust celebrates 130 years in the presence of our Patron HRH The Princess Royal

For 130 years our Home of Rest for Horses has specialised in providing retirement and respite for working horses and ponies. These hard-working equine public servants have served our nation in the Police, the Army or with charities which use horses to help people. We also provide sanctuary to horses, ponies and donkeys who have suffered from cruelty or neglect and who are in desperate need of specialist treatment and care.: Read full story>>


01/07/2016 Sleep now Zulu, your service is done

After such a wonderful week of celebrating 130 years of caring for working horses, we have some dreadfully sad news to share. One of our visitor's favourites and all round big softie, Zulu, died in the night a few days ago. We had hoped he would have many more years with us at only 22 years old, but that wasn't to be and we were so deeply shocked to find he had passed away.: Read full story>>