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Our impact on work and production horses

We help working horses, donkeys and mules that sustain livelihoods.

We help working horses, donkeys and mules that sustain livelihoods.

Over 10 years we have:

  • Improved welfare of 320k+ working equines in Africa, Latin America and Asia
  • Improved horse care, vet and farriery services in 300 communities in 18 countries
  • Engaged in publication of OIE chapter 7.12 on the welfare of working equids
  • Raised awareness among UN, FAO, OIE, World Bank of the contribution of working equines to the Sustainable Development Goals

We also help horses in production, especially those used as a source of meat and milk. 

Over 10 years we have:

  • Influenced legislation that helped reduce the number of horses transported long-distances across Europe for slaughter by 75% (from ~80k in 2010 to ~20k in 2020)
  • Worked in partnership with industry, NGOs and the European Commission to produce guidance for transporters to improve compliance with welfare regulations
  • Lobbied to protect equines used in the production of Ejiao and Equine Chorionic Gonadotrophin (ECG)

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