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25th May 2023

Wild Horse Brewing Co and Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation Collaborate to Launch “The Knight’s Move” Small Pale Ale

Wild Horse Brewing Co, a popular craft brewery based in Llandudno, and the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation (OVMRO), a dedicated mountain rescue team operating in Northern Eryri (Snowdonia), are thrilled to announce their collaboration on a special beer release, “The Knight’s Move.”

This unique partnership aims to raise awareness of OVMRO’s vital work and generate funds for the 100% voluntary-run organisation.

“The Knight’s Move” is a 3.5% Small Pale Ale named after a well known move high up the on Grooved Arete rock climb on Tryfan’s renowned East Face (which happens to be opposite the OVMRO base). With each purchase, customers will not only be buying a fantastic, locally brewed beer but also contribute to a worthy cause.

OVMRO, covering over 150 square miles of awe-inspiring Eryri terrain, provides essential rescue services to those in need. Their selfless efforts in challenging environments have saved countless lives and touched the hearts of the local community and beyond. By joining forces with Wild Horse Brewing, the collaboration aims to shine a light on OVMRO’s invaluable contributions while raising vital funds to support their ongoing operations.

Chris Lloyd, Chairman of OVMRO says “The collaboration between Wild Horse Brewery and Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue gives an ideal opportunity to promote this charity and its volunteers who provide a search and rescue service on the mountains and rivers of Northern Snowdonia (Eryri) 24/7. Being one of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in the UK, publicity such as this and a contribution from sales of Knight’s Move assist with running costs and further development.

We greatly appreciate this offer by Wild Horse Brewery and wish success with The Knight’s Move.”

For every pint or can of “The Knight’s Move” Pale Ale sold, Wild Horse will donate 20p to OVMRO. These funds will go directly towards providing the necessary equipment, training, and resources required to execute lifesaving missions in one of the most picturesque yet perilous landscapes in the United Kingdom. The can label also features a QR code that links to OVMRO’s donation page should customers wish to donate more.

Chris Holyfield, Wild Horse Head of Sales, says, “Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation have been our chosen charity from day one. Their invaluable work in the mountains and valleys of the Glyderau, Carneddau and Northern Eryri means they cross paths with the wild Carneddau ponies we are named after. We are indebted to the time their members give up to keep us and visitors safe whilst out enjoying the world class outdoor pursuits we are so lucky to have here in North Wales. This beer is an opportunity to highlight the fact they are 100% voluntary and remind people to enjoy the outdoors responsibly.


“The Knight’s Move” Pale Ale will be available at select pubs, bars, and retailers across the region as well as Wild Horse’s webshop  Wild Horse and OVMRO invite individuals, businesses, and the community at large to join in this worthy cause by enjoying a pint or a can of “The Knight’s Move” and raising awareness of OVMRO’s vital mission.

For more information, please visit Wild Horse Brewing Co’s website at or contact

Chris Holyfield at Further details about Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation can be found at or by contacting Chris Lloyd at 


About Wild Horse Brewing Co:

Wild Horse Brewing Co is a craft brewery located in the picturesque town of Llandudno, North Wales. Committed to producing exceptional beers that capture the spirit of their surroundings. They are best known for their flagship beers Nokota and Buckskin.


About Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation:

The Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation is a 100% voluntary-run mountain rescue team serving the the mountains and valleys surrounding the Ogwen Valley, Glyderau, and Carneddau mountain ranges and surrounding area in northern Snowdonia. With a team of highly trained volunteers, OVMRO provides emergency rescue services in challenging mountainous terrain, offering assistance to those in need 24 hours a  day, 365 days a year.


Image: Can of The Knight’s Move with Tryfan in the background (photo by Chris Lloyd)

For further information, please contact:


Dave Faragher

MD & Founder Wild Horse Brewing Company Ltd. e.

01492 868292


Chris Holyfield

Head of Sales Wild Horse Brewing Company Ltd. e.

t. 07487 249767