About Us

We are an international charity whose values are grounded in pragmatism and compassion that strives to support and improve the horse-human partnership in all of its guises.

We are an international charity whose values are grounded in pragmatism and compassion that strives to support and improve the horse-human partnership in all of its guises.

Our Organisation

Helping horses for 90 years

Our mission is to work with horses, horse owners, communities, organisations and governments to improve welfare standards and stamp out suffering in the UK and worldwide.

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

Our People

Our team has many talents – horse health and welfare, international development, veterinary science, campaigning, fundraising and finance – which all help run an effective global charity.

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Your Impact in 2018

Here is how your support helped.

8,000

Calls to our welfare line in the UK

300

Horses rehomed in the UK

1,500

Welfare concerns investigated by our field officers in the UK

11,000

Working equines directly helped by our international team

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