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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.

Spindles Farm, Amersham: the UK’s worst-ever case of horse welfare abuse

In a joint operation led by the RSPCA, 111 equines were removed from Spindles Farm in January 2008.

New Equine Infectious Anaemia case in UK confirms increasing threat to horse population

World Horse Welfare is very concerned to learn of a second case of Equine Infectious Anaemia (Swamp Fever) in the UK this month.

World Horse Welfare promotes laminitis awareness

Watch a series of lectures on laminitis by some of the world’s leading authorities on the condition.

World Horse Welfare welcomes scientists’ report on transportation

Campaign to end the long-distance transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe receives a boost with publication of recommendations from a panel of experts that include a cap on journey times and improved welfare conditions for horses.

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