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‘Sparkling’ pair of young ponies rescued from abandonment

Ponies Diamond and Quartz rescued within days of each other are now safe at World Horse Welfare

Foal found in freezing winter set to be star of the show for sculpture trails

After being found in a freezing field at just ten months old, Lucas is now the star of the World Horse Trail.

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.

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