Buy charity Christmas cards and support your favourite equestrian cause while spreading festive cheer

Instead of picking up Christmas cards from your local shop, check out the range of charity cards available from equestrian societies in our online guide.

Or if you don’t fancy licking all those stamps, choose from our selection of Christmas e-cards and send seasons greetings at the click of a mouse.

Click here to send an e-card.

The Blue Cross
Norman Thelwell’s Christmas Bonus is one of the cards produced for the Blue Cross.
Cost £4.50 for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact The Blue Cross (tel: 01993 822651) or click here to visit www.bluecross.org.uk

The Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Centre
A New Life, photographed by Drew Gardner.
Cost £6 for a pack of 10 cards, plus £1.50 p&p.
For more information contact The Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Centre (tel: 01995 605007) or click here to visit www.equine-world.co.uk

Brooke Hospital
Horses & Foals by Sam Savitt.
Cost £3.50 for a pack of 10, plus p&p. Other designs available.
For more information contact Brooke Hospital For Animals (tel: 01736 333333) or click here to visit www.brooke-hospital.org.uk

Bob Champion Cancer Trust
This is a double-sided card featuring Three Wise Men on the front and Christmas Party on the back, both painted by Michelle Perry.
Cost £4.90 for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact The Bob Champion Cancer Trust (tel: 020 7924 3553) or click here to visit www.bobchampion.org.uk

Riding for the Disabled Association
The RDA has produced three cards including Echoes From The Past, originally painted by Leesa Sandys-Lumsdaine.
Cost £2.30 for a pack of five, plus p&p.
For more information contact RDA (tel: 024 7669 6510) or click here to visit www.riding-for-disabled.org.uk

The Working Horse Trust
The trust has a selection of four cards to choose from.
Cost £4 for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact The Working Horse Trust (tel: 01892 750105) or click here to visit www.users.zetnet.co.uk/clivan/heavyhorses.html

The Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust
A limited editioncard, Imperator, painted by Adrian Jones.
Costs £1.40 per card. Two other designs are available at £5.99 for 10 cards.
For more information contact The Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust (tel: 01707 666237) or click here to visit www.rvc.ac.uk

The British Horse Society
Under The Mistletoe by Amy Bannister (aged 12) is one of three designs available this year.
Cost starts from £2.95for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact BHS Bookshop (tel: 01926 707800) or click here to visit www.britishhorse.com

Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society
Featuring Dear Lord Protect Thy Servants, painted by Eve Dymond-White, complete with a poem, The Miracle by Tom Anderson inside.
Cost £2.50 per pack of five, plus p&p
For more information contact Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society (tel: 01837 840716) or click here to visit easyweb.easynet.co.uk

International League for the Protection of Horses
There are three designs on offer. Featured is Christmas Ride by Margaret Barrett.
Cost £3.99 for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact ILPH (tel: 01953 497239) or click here to visit www.ilph.org

Rare Breeds Survival Trust
Three cards are available this year.
Cost £6.99 for a pack of 10.
For more contact The Rare Breeds Survival Trust (tel: 024 7669 6551) or click here to visit www.rare-breeds.com

Equine Grass Sickness Fund
Dubai Millennium who lost his life to the disease, is featured on this year’s card.
Cost £4.50 for 10 cards plus p&p.
For information contact Equine Grass Sickness Fund (tel: 0131 445 6257) or click here to visit www.grasssickness.org.uk

Injured Jockeys Fund
A double-sided card featuring two of Vicki Dobbin’s pictures, Lords In The Snow and Lord Of The Skies.
Cost £5 for a pack of 10.
For more information contact The Injured Jockeys Fund (tel: 08080 453453) or click here to visitwww.ijf.org.uk

Horses & Ponies Protection Association
HAPPA has a selection of five cards this year, all sold in packs of 10.
Cost £2.75 plus p&p.
For more information contact HAPPA (tel: 01282 455992) or click here to visit www.happa.org.uk

The Countryside Alliance
The Next Generation, painted by Oliver Ellwood, is one of five cards available from the alliance this year.
Cost starts at £3.75 for a pack of 10, plus p&p.
For more information contact The Countryside Alliance (tel: 01892 837800) or click here to visit www.countryside-alliance.org

Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund
The Snowman, painted by Alisdair Jardine Paterson (aged 4), is one design featured this year. Two traditional scenes are also available.
Cost £4.50 for 10 cards.
For more information contact Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund (tel: 01258 817859) or click here to visit www.mdirf.co.uk

The Donkey Sanctuary
Happy Christmas Robin! by Lynn Drake is one of four cards on offer this year.
Prices start at £2.60 for a pack of 10 cards.
For more information contact The Donkey Sanctuary (tel: 01395 578222) or click here to visit www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

The Animal Health Trust
Christmas in the Country is designed by Elisabeth Bell and is one of a set of eight cards.
Packs of cards cost £10. Orders to be received before 17 December.
For more information contact The Animal Health Trust (tel: 01638 751000) or click here to visit www.aht.org.uk