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Shop with us on "Cyber Monday" to help horses!
Make your "Cyber Monday" holiday shopping
easy while helping working equines!

Just purchase (it's actually a donation) our virtual gifts for your friends, family, co-workers, clients, and colleagues this holiday season. You'll be improving the welfare of horses, donkeys, and mules, while benefiting the poor families who depend on them. You get a tax-deduction, your recipients get a thoughtful donation given in their honor, and a lot of animals and people will get the help that they need!

We can also send acknowledgement cards letting your gift recipients know of your generosity in their honor.

Choose your virtual gifts and learn more by clicking the button:
Keep scrolling to see our recent news and some of the equine welfare programs that we've been funding.
Watch our new video to see who will benefit when you donate virtual gifts from Brooke USA Shop

Fans of  Downton Abbey  will recognize the voice of acclaimed actor  Peter Egan , who played the Marquess of Flintshire (also known as "Shrimpie") and who kindly narrated this new video about Brooke's equine welfare programs around the world. 
And tomorrow...
Your "Giving Tuesday" donations through our Brooke USA Shop will fund equine welfare programs around the world and help us reach our goal of raising $1 million this year!
See How Your Previous Gifts have Helped Shoukat and Bhadur

Shoukat and his horse Bhadur work long hours in a brick kiln in Pakistan to be able to provide an income for their family.
Shoukat told the Brooke team that before he started attending Brooke's community engagement sessions, he would treat Bhadur's harness wounds with brake oil. But then he said, "Since Brooke has intervened, we have learned a lot. I now wash and dress the wounds, as well as resting Bhadur. I also make sure to pad his harness to avoid further wounds.”

Thanks to your donations, Brooke teams remain busy in brick kilns across Pakistan, India, Nepal, and other countries, teaching equine owners how to prevent the sort of injuries and illnesses that have plagued these hard-working animals for centuries.
Reaching another 400,000 equines in East Africa
Brooke East Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is funded in part by our fabulous Brooke USA donors.

With your continued help, in the next four years, Brooke East Africa has a lofty but certainly achievable goal of reaching an additional 400,000 working donkeys in Kenya, Tanzania, Somaliland and Southern Sudan!
Only $82,845 More to Go to Reach our Goal!
Join us in Honoring Yesterday's WW1 Horse Heroes by Helping
Today's Working Equines
Our "Horse Heroes" campaign has focused on the American horses and mules who served the Allied forces in WW1. For many working equines, not much has changed in the past one hundred years, except in those communities where Brooke's equine welfare programs are in full swing.
We believe that the best way to honor yesterday's Horse Heroes is by helping today's working equines.
We only need $82,845 more to meet our $1 million goal. Please consider a generous year-end donation!
From now through the end of the year, donors of $250 or more to our Horse Heroes campaign will receive a wonderful book, "Warrior: The Amazing Story of a Real War Horse," by General Jack Seely. It's the true story of a Thoroughbred who served - and survived - five years in WW1. Illustrations by Sir Alfred Munnings add to the book's magic.
Brooke Pakistan's Plans
One of the reasons that Brooke's equine welfare programs are so effective is that a tremendous amount of research and other advance work go into planning future programs.

By 2021, with your help, Brook Pakistan plans to have the equine owners and users in 1,024 brick kilns across the country utilizing acceptable animal welfare practices!
Meet Amanda Miller, Major Gifts Officer
We recently welcomed Amanda Miller as our new Brooke USA Major Gifts Officer. She'll be working to bring more money in to support equine welfare programs around the world!

Amanda has been working in fundraising, relationship building, and philanthropy for the last decade. In her career, she has raised more than $3.5 million for nonprofits. Most recently, she worked in major gifts and planned giving for the PBS affiliate of northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. She loves connecting with people and finding ways to match their interests with causes that are meaningful to them. She has a degree in sociology and English from Northwestern University and was certified in Executive Fund Development at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
Brooke USA Donors are Helping Horse Owning Communities in Latin America to Become Resilient
Brooke USA colleagues in Latin America report that the effects of climate change are becoming stronger there. First they suffered three years of drought caused by El Niño, and now La Niña has brought floods, cyclones and hurricanes.

Looking ahead, Brooke and partners are working with horse owning communities to improve their resilience, which is both necessary and urgent.
An equine victim of recent flooding in Nicaragua, one of Brooke's Latin American programs.
There is also an urgency to convince government authorities to include the animals in their disaster prevention and response plans. That is the only way to help people and reduce their loss, protect their livelihoods, and to reduce the fear and suffering of their animals
THANK YOU, TIEC!

The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) recently hosted a fundraising event for Brooke USA during the $380,000 Rolex Grand Prix.

The event featured celebrity bartenders (including Jessica Springsteen and Paige Bellissimo , pictured) and a silent auction to benefit working horses, donkeys and mules in the poorest countries around the world. 

The auction featured items from several Brooke USA ambassadors, offering the rare opportunity to place bids on riding lessons with Brooke USA Ambassadors including JJ Tate, Allison Springer, Tik Maynard and Sinead Halpin . Eventers were thrilled with a schooling package at Windurra Farm with Boyd Martin. Many thanks to everyone who hosted, planned, attended, donated, bar tended, and purchased during this event! 
Please remember Brooke USA in your year-end giving!
IT'S HERE
Dorothy Brooke's new biography will be thoroughly appreciated by whomever it's read
"Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo's Lost War Horses," by Grant Hayter-Menzies , is a wonderful new biography of our founder.

With a forward by Monty Roberts and reviews by celebrities such as actress Joanna Lumley and Temple Grandin, PhD . it will be a great read for anyone who loves animals, history, or inspirational women.
It will also make a great stocking stuffer!
Read a great review in Huffington Post about "Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo's Lost War Horses,"
40% of the royalties from the book will be donated by the author to continue Dorothy Brooke's amazing legacy of compassion.
Vintage Cavalry Belts Support Today's Working Equines!
In the tradition of fine Equestrian tack, this beautiful belt from United Saddlery is crafted from English bridle leather, known for its quality, beauty and durability.

The iconic US buckle is sand cast in high quality brass. The pattern is formed from an original relic. Each buckle is individually hand worked and finished.

 When you order a belt from United Saddlery, please let them know that you found out about them from Brooke USA. Thanks! Wh en you order, please let United Saddlery know that you saw their belts through Brooke
Meet Mohammed, his son and their working horse. Mohammed and his horse work in a brick kiln in northern India where they transport bricks by cart each day. Mohammed explained to us that his family of eight depends on the income generated by his horse for food, clothes and healthcare.
Mohammed first found out about Brooke around three years ago. With Brooke’s help Mohammed has learned skills in hoof care, feeding and medication and he has been passing on this information to his children.
Mohammed told us: “Whether it is day or night my son takes care of our horse. When my kids buy themselves snacks, they always buy one for our horse too!”
Brooke USA Upcoming Events and Appearances

Nov 29 - Dec 2: Adequan/USDF Annual Convention in Lexington, KY (booth and silent auction)
Dec 9-10: Olympic Medalist and Brooke USA Ambassador Ali Brock Symposium with Kansas City Dressage Society (awareness raising for Brooke USA)
Please remember our partners and sponsors when shopping:
As part of their celebration of 125 years of caring for horses, Absorbine® 
will donate a portion of all 2017 Absorbine® Veterinary Liniment sales
in the United States to Brooke USA. 
Shop Phil The Horse, and when you check out, please indicate Brooke USA as your charity of choice, then Phil will donate 15% of your purchase price to us! www.PhilTheHorse.com
Brooke USA 's mission is to significantly improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America by raising funds and responsibly directing them to the areas of greatest need.
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Brooke USA / 859-296-0037 / Info@BrookeUSA.org  /  www.BrookeUSA.org
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