World Horse Appreciation Day was established in 2018 by Digital Horse. Designed as a celebration of horses worldwide, it embraces the powerful connection, emotional even sometimes spiritual impact that horses have had and continue to have in our lives.
It’s a full 24 hours of recognition and adoration not only for our horses today but also to honour and respect the sacrifices and contribution these noble steeds have made throughout history for the benefit of mankind.
How to Celebrate
On this day it is essential that you spend as much time as possible with your horse, a friend’s horse, or any horse. Lots of grooming, praising and multiple treats are highly recommended! To get involved and spread awareness, post a picture of your horse on social media, tag a friend and share using the hashtag #WorldHorseAppreciationDay
Make a Difference
Our chosen charity partner for the day is the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) who are committed to providing life-changing experiences for children and adults across the world.
To help raise money for the RDA Digital Horse has teamed up with the very popular equestrian and country clothing brand Muddy Mare who are selling a limited-edition #Horsemates hoodie to celebrate the day, with 20% of all profits going to a RDA centre of your choice.
We’d love you to get involved and support this amazing charity, who would be so incredibly grateful for any purchases or donations made at this extremely difficult time.
Thanks to Lunar Photography for providing the beautiful cover image for this year’s #World Horse Appreciation Day event.