Brown horse with SPANA vet
Brown horse with SPANA vet


The face of a happy donkey in a stable wearing a green harness

Lucky Horseshoe Christmas Raffle – Winners Announced!

Thanks to everyone who entered the Lucky Horseshoe Christmas Raffle. View the raffle winners here!

A selection of eco-friendly products from the SPANA charity shop

Christmas Charity Shop Guide

As the costs of seemingly everything is rising, one of the simplest ways to cut back on spending around the festive season is to find...

Donkey gift wrap, wrapped around box with ribbon

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Why Online Charity Shop this Christmas?

Why not try online charity shopping for your Christmas gifts this year for more sustainable and affordable presents that give back to a worthwhile charity?...

White working horse pulling cart in Morocco

Update Your Will

If you already have a Will and would like to add a gift to SPANA, you can download a Codicil form to add your gift.

Horses drinking Mongolia

The Most Popular Breeds of Horse

Not sure what type of horse to go for? We’ve put together a list of horse breeds that are the most common in the UK....

SPANA vet treating a horse in Morocco

How to Become a Vet

Working with animals can be hugely rewarding, especially if you’re an animal lover. To be able to relieve an animal’s suffering and improve their health...

Queen Elizabeth II standing wearing a pink outfit with her two black horses smiling up at them.

Her Majesty The Queen

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, who devoted her life to service and was a true animal...

How Leaving A Legacy To Charity Could Make A Lasting Difference

Many people decide on leaving a legacy to charity, alongside the gifts they pass on to loved ones. But how does this process work, and...

Working donkey spring raffle

Lucky Horseshoe Spring Raffle – Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of our 2022 Lucky Horseshoe Spring Raffle!

Three light brown donkeys in very shallow water pulling a man sitting on a wooden platform with two wheels

Vote for SPANA in the Charity Film Awards 2023!

We’re thrilled to announce that SPANA is a finalist in this year’s Charity Film Awards! Our film, which highlights the essential role of working donkeys,...

Collection of animal charity shop gifts

Save up to 50% in the Happy Hooves sale!

Enjoy up to 50 per cent off our sustainable range of animal-themed cards, gifts and goodies until the end of February 2023.

Donkey receiving treatment for injured leg from SPANA vets.

What is Tetanus?

Tetanus is a non-contagious bacterial infection that, if left untreated, is usually fatal to animals. The condition is also known as ‘lockjaw’ – since the...

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