21 Posts Tagged By: Comment/Statement

International dressage rider and influencer Gemma Owen appointed Patron

We are delighted to announce that Gemma Owen is lending her support to our charity by becoming a Patron.

New Patron: This Esme

Internet star This Esme joins World Horse Welfare in role as Patron

Chief Executive Roly Owers Awarded OBE for Services to Equine Welfare

Roly Owers, World Horse Welfare Chief Executive, is to receive an OBE for services to equine welfare in the King’s Birthday Honours List.

Our response to welfare recommendations by the Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission

We warmly welcome the newly published vision for ensuring the future involvement of horses in sport.

World Horse Welfare Statement in response to the Grand National 2023

“Yesterday was a very sad day,” said Roly Owers, Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare, responding to the events at the 3-day Grand National meet. 

Equine identification: a broken system that has a golden chance to be fixed

World Horse Welfare responds to the UK Government's Equine ID recommendations, alongside the publication of the British Horse Council's report: Equine ID: A Broken System.

Her Majesty The Queen 

World Horse Welfare pays tribute.

The British Horseracing Authority’s review of the use of the whip in horse racing: our response

On 12th July 2022, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) released the results of its review into the use of the whip in horseracing.

Statement in response to the situation in Ukraine

In light of the tragic situation in Ukraine, World Horse Welfare is currently taking steps to assess what support might be needed to help horses in the country.

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