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World Horse Welfare and The Donkey Sanctuary welcome agreement with OIE, the global body for animal welfare
"A good day for animal and equine welfare."
World Horse Welfare Patron Sara Cox urges owners to keep their ponies active
Sara Cox has reminded owners of the importance of keeping their ponies moving to help tackle the problem of them gaining excess weight.
Call for information after pony dumped with horrific injuries in New Forest
World Horse Welfare is calling for witnesses to help track down the owner of pony found abandoned and emaciated.
Landmark study addresses effects of rider weight on equine performance
Results revealed from groundbreaking study into the impact of rider weight.
Tributes paid to much-loved Adoption Horse Digger
19hh Clydesdale World Horse Welfare Digger’s life is celebrated.
World Horse Welfare welcomes decision to make CCTV mandatory in English slaughterhouses
Today World Horse Welfare welcomed Defra’s announcement that CCTV will be made mandatory in all English slaughterhouses.
Nineteen fly-grazed Shire horses rescued from Kidderminster
Six charities joined forces to rescue 19 fly-grazing Shire horses from Kidderminster.
Project takes first step towards lightening the load for horses
Last week (4 – 8 September) researchers have taken the first step towards tackling the issue of rider weight, investigating whether there are any short term measurable differences when horses are ridden by different sized riders.
Pony found eaten alive by maggots is crowned show ring champion
World Horse Welfare Buggy takes Rescue Pony Champion title at Equifest 2017
Petite rescue pony Pamela gets set for Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 2017
Miniature hero standing at just 8.3hh is in training with top equestrian icons.