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Learning how to protect equestrianism’s social licence from other industries’ experiences 

Threats and potential solutions around equestrian sport’s social licence have been reviewed in a recently published paper.

Welcome recommendations to improve welfare in international horse transport law.

Shorter journeys, more space and better training for those involved in the transport of horses in the European Food Safety Authority report.

Her Majesty The Queen 

World Horse Welfare pays tribute.

Suspended jail sentence for woman who failed to care for more than 130 horses

Christine Kelly disqualified from keeping animals for life after being convicted of 15 offences.

How has handsome Andy not been rehomed yet?

Andy's grooms at Hall Farm can’t believe that the handsome Lusitano hasn’t been snapped up already.

TV ad launches to highlight plight of neglected horses

The heart-wrenching ad tells the story of Barney, a plucky little pony determined to get help despite his terrible condition.

Animal welfare faces a ‘deepening crisis’ if action isn’t taken to improve local enforcement.

New report reveals that almost a half of councils in England do not have a single Animal Welfare Officer in place dedicated to dealing with animal welfare issues.

UK equine veterinary aid making an impact in Ukraine

Veterinary aid, support and supplies co-ordinated and funded by BEU have made a difference to horses caught up in the conflict.

Hot weather and horses

Keeping horses comfortable as we face record temperatures

The British Horseracing Authority’s review of the use of the whip in horse racing: our response

On 12th July 2022, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) released the results of its review into the use of the whip in horseracing.

Helping to heal people comes naturally to a rescue horse

Rescued and recovered horse, Paddy, now has an important therapy role

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