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Beautiful foal named after inspirational veteran Captain Tom Moore

Supporters vote overwhelmingly to name new arrival Captain Tom

Coronavirus advice

Updated 5th January 2021: How to look after your horse during the current restrictions

Updated 3 April: How to look after your horse during the current restrictions

Keep up to date with our advice on how we can look after our horses under the current restrictions in the UK.

How is coronavirus impacting World Horse Welfare’s work in the UK?

Find out how the current situation in the UK is affecting our work helping horses in light of the latest Government advice on coronavirus.

Man banned from keeping horses for ten years after allowing headcollar to become embedded in pony’s head

The pony's owner had pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.

Equine charities speak up for working animals at Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

The International Coalition for Working Equids (ICWE) hosted an event at the United Nations Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.

Esme’s back – and this time she’s visited our Glenda Spooner Farm!

YouTube star This Esme recently visited Glenda Spooner Farm to find out just what it's like to be a World Horse Welfare groom.

Multi-agency operation takes place to rescue 43 horses in Wellingborough

World Horse Welfare and the RSPCA led the rescue operation, with a number of other equine charities helping.

Reporting of animal welfare prosecution highlights major gap in the law

A recent animal welfare prosecution has highlighted two issues that the public should be aware of.

World Horse Welfare welcomes release of fundamental strategy to benefit the welfare of racehorses throughout their lives

World Horse Welfare welcomes the publication today of the strategy from racing’s Horse Welfare Board: A life well lived: a new strategic plan for the welfare of horses bred for racing, 2020-2024.

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