Brown horse with SPANA vet
Brown horse with SPANA vet


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...

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

Lucky Horseshoe Christmas Centenary Raffle – Winners Announced!

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

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Leave a Legacy to Charity

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...

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...

Horse being examined and cared for by SPANA vets.

The Most Common Parasites in Animals

While it’s not always possible to avoid parasites in the first place, being able to reduce the risk of infection, identify types of parasites and...

Camels used for tourism, resting in the sand

Sustainable Travel – Why It’s Important

While it is lovely to travel and take in both the history and culture of a place, in today’s world eco travelling ensures the long-term...

A lady dressed in a blouse, skirt and hat holds out a large plate of donkey food for four donkeys

How to Help Animals

If you love them like we do, you’ll want to help animals in every way you can. Whether you’re in the UK or living abroad,...

White calf sits down in hay outside

The Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare

The Five Freedoms of animal welfare present a standard of care that is followed across the globe. Included in the UK government’s Animal Welfare Act...

How to Look After Horses: The Basics

Looking after horses is hard work. Our basic guide on how to take care of a horse is here to help potential owners learn more...

Person donating to SPANA at a fundraising event

Virtual Fundraising Ideas

Finding new ways to support a charity through virtual fundraising has never been more critical amid the Covid-19 pandemic. As the world moves to an...

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