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World Horse Welfare calls for a more open debate on stabling horses following latest research findings

A new report from researchers at Nottingham Trent University has highlighted the potential negative welfare consequences of a commonly used stable design.

Largest horse rescue and rehoming charity in Britain announces collaboration with Retraining of Racehorses

World Horse Welfare and British Horseracing’s official charity, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), have agreed to collaborate on a pilot scheme.

Major sighting at Loch Ness turns out to be Rehomed Horse of the Year

Once a rescue horse from a sad background, Major, the Highland Pony, now lives a life of luxury on the shores of Loch Ness, in Scotland – and occasionally he likes to walk through the Loch Ness waters.

New research shows obesity is not just a growing problem for humans

Equine obesity is an increasing but under-recognised welfare issue in the UK.

World Horse Welfare highlights the significance of the world’s most extensive equine surfaces study

World Horse Welfare Chief Executive Roly Owers lends his support to the world’s most extensive study into the effect of arena surfaces on the orthopaedic health of sport horses (in the seven FEI disciplines and in racing).

Nine horses including two foals and a Shetland pony are rescued from deep flood waters in Middlesex

While dozens of flood warnings remain in place across the UK, it is not just people that bear the brunt of the drastic weather.

HRH The Princess Royal kick starts World Horse Welfare’s rehoming campaign in the midst of a horse crisis by rehoming charity horse

World Horse Welfare launches urgent rehoming campaign with HRH The Princess Royal leading the way as she rehomes charity horse.

From welfare case to war horse, Penny retires from The King’s Troop

World Horse Welfare's Penny Farm in Lancashire held its annual open day last weekend as Penny the King's Troop horse was handed back to the charity after 12 years of service in the Royal Horse Artillery.

Shocking statistics lead charity to ask horse owners: “Do you really need to breed?”

As 7,000 horses in Britain are deemed at risk of needing rescue or new homes, we have launched a new initiative today to help horse owners understand the impacts, costs and risks associated with breeding.

Rehomed Shetland now thriving at Aboyne centre after horrific neglect

When Haggis was found he was riddled with lice, grossly overweight and showing signs of laminitis, an extremely painful and sometimes fatal condition affecting horses’ hooves.

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