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Rehoming record smashed

We are delighted to announce that we rehomed a record total of 378 horses and ponies during 2021

Merry Christmas from our ponies and our staff

Our teams and our ponies wanted to say thank you very much for all your support this year with a special Christmas message!

Cranberry’s Christmas Cheer

Rehomed pony proves herself ahead of Christmas by winning her first competition!

Team effort to help obese ponies face a fitter future

Four ponies arrived at Belwade Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre last year dangerously obese and in need of months of expert care.

Double the difference you can make for rescued horses during the Big Give 2021

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021 will double the difference you can make for rescued horses – like these 15 Thoroughbreds.

Do you have an interest in horses?

If so, we’d like to know what interests you about horses, what you want to learn more about and what your opinions are.

International equine conference considers: Whose opinion matters?

Social media pile ons, the power of opinion and evidence to effect change in the horse world and the need to show compassion when listening to others were just some of the ideas which arose

Ethical Framework for the use of horses in sport unveiled

More than 90 leaders from equine sport, the veterinary profession, academia and the media contributed to a workshop on 4th October 2021 where an ‘Ethical Framework for the Use of Horses in Sport’ was unveiled.

International equestrian experts consider ‘Whose opinion matters?’

On Thursday November 11th 2021 at 09:45 a stellar array of equestrian professionals and supporters - and World Horse Welfare's President Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal - come together live and consider ‘Whose Opinion Matters?’

Welfare Wednesday Webinars return and consider how rider balance affects horses

World Horse Welfare’s hugely popular series of webinars is set to return after taking a break over the summer

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