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New laminitis research shows gaining weight is a risky business
This newly published research provides compelling evidence that laminitis developed significantly more often after horses and ponies gained weight rather than when they lost or maintained weight.
World Horse Welfare’s World Horse Trail
The World Horse Trail: a unique sculpture trail featuring 40 stunning designs.
Jail and equine ban for man who worked pony to exhaustion at Appleby Horse Fair
A man from Leeds has been jailed for causing suffering to a pony he overworked to the point of exhaustion at last year’s Appleby Horse Fair.
World Horse Welfare statement on 2019 Cheltenham Festival
Our statement in response to the horse fatalities at the 2019 Cheltenham Festival.
International coalition of charities brings together Commonwealth vets to tackle working equid welfare
The International Coalition of Working Equids hosted a workshop as part of the 7th Pan Commonwealth Veterinary Conference.
Suspended jail sentence and ten year animal ban for Redcar man
A man from Redcar has been sentenced for causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of four horses.
World Horse Trail sculpture trail launched
Charity's World Horse Trail is launched, featuring 40 unique horse sculptures to be showcased around the country.
The Donkey Sanctuary and World Horse Welfare represent equine welfare charities at the UN General Assembly
The two charities highlighted the vital contribution of working horses, donkeys and mules in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
International Coalition for Working Equids workshop provides practical training
The workshop provided practical training on welfare assessments for working equids in Lesotho
Much-loved Adoption Horse Magpie put to sleep
Penny Farm's Adoption Horse Magpie will be greatly missed by all at World Horse Welfare.