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The auction will range from schooling fences and brush hurdles to shaving forks and snaffle bits.
Due to the generosity of Racing Post readers, the Worldwide Veterinary Services team was able to fit dozens of working horses and donkeys with humane snaffle bits to replace the nylon ropes and razor-sharp Senegalese bits that are commonly used in Gambian villages.
Cockerill is appealing for small (around four-and-ahalf-inch) snaffle bits, plus bridles, head collars, old numnahs, wormers, wound powder and lots of other stable oddments that would be of great benefit to the equine breed in Gambia.