World Horse Welfare works to improve the lives of horses by influencing change and enpowering owners to better care for their working equids.


World Horse Welfare’s vision is a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding

Thanks to your support we have been helping horses for over 90 years

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Our work

We sustainably impact the welfare of working equids and the communities who depend on them.

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Worldwide collaborations

Our local partnerships help to make our projects appropriate and sustainable.

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Our campaigns

Our campaigns continue to make a difference to the lives of horses.

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Find out more about how we work

Rescue pony Clyde shows how your donation can help transform horses’ lives this winter

Welsh pony gelding Clyde came into our care severely neglected but has been transformed to take Reserve Champion Rescue Pony at Equifest this year.

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Nervous rescue pony Alicia becomes show ring star

Thanks to the care and dedication of rehomer Tasha, Alicia has come out of her shell and transformed into a stunning show ring star.

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A day with the vet: scans and x-rays

Claire Dickie, Glenda Spooner Farm Centre Manager, describes some of the cases looked at in the course of a vet day.

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How you can help

We receive no government funding and rely entirely on public donations to help ease the suffering of horses worldwide, 365 days a year.

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Make a Donation

World Horse Welfare relies on your charitable donations to help the needs of horses around the world.

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Sponsor a Stableyard

Help vulnerable, neglected and abused horses receive the care and rehabilitation they deserve.

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Leave a Legacy

Your legacy can help improve the lives of horses in the UK and around the world.

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Our latest Appeals

Without your support we could not continue helping horses in the UK and around the world.

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Your Impact in 2018

Here is how your support helped.


Calls to our welfare line in the UK


Horses rehomed in the UK


Welfare concerns investigated by our field officers in the UK


Working equines directly helped by our international team

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