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What we do

World Horse Welfare works across the full spectrum of the horse world to improve welfare and the horse-human relationship through care, research, education and influence.

World Horse Welfare works across the full spectrum of the horse world to improve welfare and the horse-human relationship through care, research, education and influence.

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In the UK

We work across the UK with horses, horse owners, other charities, academia, the veterinary profession, sport bodies, law enforcement and government to improve welfare standards.

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International

We improve the lives of working horses whose communities rely on for their livelihoods.

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Advice

We are here to help with any questions you might have about horses. You can call our Advice Line on +44 (0)1953 497 238 during office hours.

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Horses in need

We help horses in need in the UK and around the world.

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Sport and leisure horses

We work to improve welfare across the full spectrum of the equine world, including the welfare of horses involved in sport and leisure.

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Work and production horses

We help working horses who sustain livelihoods, and those used for food.

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Our Campaigns
Our Campaigns

Since we were founded in 1927 we have influenced more than 50 pieces of legislation, helping to bring about better welfare provision for horses.

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Our Positions

Find out about what we believe on a range of key horse welfare topics in the UK and around the world.

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Research

We believe in using scientific evidence to help guide our work. Finding the root causes of welfare problems allows us to help horses by getting to the heart of an issue.

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