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Fresh approach to training will improve the lives of working horses in Nicaragua

A new community-centred approach to training people in developing countries how to better care for their working horses is being launched in Nicaragua by World Horse Welfare in February 2012. The bespoke training programme, a first for the charity, is designed specifically to match the needs of the community and provide the foundation for an enduring change in the way people shoe and harness their horses -and so improve horse welfare and the livelihoods of the people who depend upon them.

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Horse charity urges BHA to stand firm on prize penalties for whip misuse

As the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) prepares to announce its response to the Professional Jockeys’ Association’s proposals for adjustments to the new whip rules tomorrow (Friday 21 October), World Horse Welfare says that the Authority should stand firm on denying jockeys’ their percentage of any prize money if they break the new whip rules.

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