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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.

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.

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