Category Archives: Fundraising Stories

A Very Special Supporter for HorseWorld

On Sunday 12th June 2011, Alfie Waker completed a twelve mile sponsored bike ride in aid of HorseWorld. This would be quite an achievement for anyone but as Alfie is only six years old, this makes his achievements even more … Continue reading

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In memory of Clive Burrow

On 18th March Alan Byrom and Roy Hilliar of Kingswood Writers Ink-Corporated visited HorseWorld to make a donation in memory of Clive Burrow, a member of their group and loyal HorseWorld supporter. Clive’s wife Mandy also visited with Roy and Alan. … Continue reading

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Day In The Life Of A Volunteer

Natalie has volunteered in the Communications Team at HorseWorld for several months. Here she describes her experiences. Having volunteered in the office at HorseWorld since December I’ve been able to put my passion for horses to use in supporting a … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Be A Groom… For A Day?

Are you passionate about equine welfare? Would you like to have the experience of working alongside the team of dedicated HorseWorld grooms? To help raise vital funds for horses and ponies in need HorseWorld’s Equine Welfare Team are offering Groom … Continue reading

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My Day at HorseWorld by Rhea Phillips

Rhea Phillips is a creative writing volunteer for HorseWorld. If you would like to find out about the range of volunteer opportunities, please call Frances Brown on 01275 832425. At nine, (which due to trains is the time I arrived … Continue reading

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Lloyds TSB Paint HorseWorld All The Colours Of The Rainbow!

On a cold October Day, members of Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking visited HorseWorld armed with paintbrushes and paint to brighten up the Straw Den with murals depicting all of the animals that you can meet at the charity’s award-winning Visitor … Continue reading

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Siemens Give HorseWorld An Early Christmas Present!

HorseWorld’s Welfare Department has received an early Christmas present this month. The present- a rug dryer- was kindly donated by Siemens Ltd. The Siemens team under the direction of Becky Atkinson raised sufficient funds to purchase the top-of-the-range rug dryer … Continue reading

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Zurich Team Get Back to Nature! Corporate Challenge Day

A team of 11 office workers from Zurich have transformed the HorseWorld Nature Trail. Coming to the charity as part of a Corporate Challenge day the group cleared dead foliage, created a 2ft border about the seating area, and exposed … Continue reading

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Marathon Effort!

Two members of the general public took part in this year’s Bristol Half Marathon on behalf of HorseWorld. Running 13.1 miles in the sunshine the two men were raising money for the charity. HorseWorld had originally purchased three running slots … Continue reading

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Beating the Bounds Report

Eight wonderfully welcoming hosts gave rest and fortification to horse and rider over this 200 mile ride along bridleways, tracks and lanes around Wiltshire’s boundary. The beauty and variety of the countryside of Wiltshire in May is a joy and … Continue reading

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