A SPANA vet fits a more comfortable bit

A guide to bridles

SPANA vets treat countless injuries resulting from painful bridles and bits at our centres. For…

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SPANA team treating donkey in Zimbabwe

Saving Soja

Most people dread a trip to the dentist, but for working donkey Soja, some much…

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SPANA Ethiopia vet treating brown horse in front of SPANA vehicle

Curing Keyo

Six year-old horse Keyo was brought to our mobile clinic in Adama, Ethiopia, by his…

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SPANA staff holding grey donkey in front of banner

A true survivor

Najia, which means ‘survivor’, certainly lived up to her name when she was treated by…

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Donkeys pulling carts of rubbish up Mali dumps

A trip to Mali

Last month I visited one of SPANA’s core countries, Mali. It has been an exceptionally…

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SPANA Ethiopia Country Director Dr Nigatu treating horse


SPANA’s chief executive Jeremy Hulme on the struggle of malnourished animals… There can be few…

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SPANA vet technician with grey horse in Chemaia, Morocco

Happy the horse

SPANA’s vet team at the Chémaia centre in Morocco helped a horse who was struggling…

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First World War soldier leading horse with dog on back

War horse

The immense contribution of horses during the Great War. Much-loved Uncle Jack, who had served…

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