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News01-02-2016
  Owners at a family run stables in Shoreham have been left totally devastated after malicious perpetrators cut off their horses tails during a cruel midnight attack.   Image sourced: http://www.shorehamherald.co.uk/news/attackers-cut-off-horses-tails-at-shoreham-stables-1-7190127   The incident took place at a family run yard on Steyning Road aro...

News28-01-2016
Fears are rising as more cases of horse neglect are reported at an alarming rate. There have been so many incidents in the past year that the RSPCA have been forced to euthanize a number of healthy horses as the number of animals able to be rescued, rehabilitated and rehomed has reached breaking point.     On Saturday 23rd a neglected horse was found collapsed having ...

News04-02-2016
Peatside are an award winning clip artist service for ponies, owned by Julian Scott. Any design you can think of seems to be possible. All custom clips are done completely freehand, no stencils or templates are used. Julian’s designs leave people dumbfounded and photographs of her designs are often shared on social media platforms because of the incredible talent captured. From a skeleton...

News25-01-2016
A lover of horses was left distressed after discovering a young, deceased horse was dumped by the side of a road near her home. She is now trying to identify who is officially able and responsible for removing the body.   Susan King from Leicester and her neighbour who shares the same driveway where the horse was discarded had to move the dead horse so that they could reach their h...

NewsBloggers Corner22-01-2016
The earliest documentation of veterinary medicine dates back to 3000 BC, suggesting a person called Urlugaledinna, a resident of Mesopotamia, “was an expert in healing animals”. From there the veterinary school of Lyon, founded in 1761 by veterinarian Claude Bourgelat, became the first establishment to provide veterinary education. These initial stages within veterinary medicine led...

News18-01-2016
In February 2014 Western Isles Council decided to take in Stephanie Ann Noble’s Connemara pony after they insisted the pony’s living conditions were breaking boundaries by living in the front room of the ex-council house for a whole two years.   Despite Miss Noble being the official owner of the horse, the local authorities are still constrained to pay thousands of poun...

NewsBloggers Corner18-01-2016
Learn what you love : Rebecca Slade Third year BSc (Hons) Equestrian Coaching and Sports Performance at Writtle College I’ve been riding for as long as I can remember. Horses and riding is in my blood and, as many riders will understand, being in the saddle is definitely the best place in the world to be. Competing is what drives me, I like to have something to aim for and give my t...

NewsBloggers Corner14-01-2016
From the Learn What You Love series of articles, written by students at Writtle College who are doing just that, Emma Hamlet outlines the most important and overlooked considerations when preparing for competitions. The relationship between human and horse goes back centuries. Horses became indispensible for national survival in World War 1, helping with both military demands and economics....

News11-01-2016
An amateur Jockey who has defended eating her own horse after it was put to sleep has initiated huge controversy over social media.   Helena Stahl, 24, decided to keep the meat from her horse Iffy after the vets unfortunately had to put the severely injured animal down.   Ms Stahl described the horse as her “very best friend”. However, she decided against c...

News08-01-2016
RDA provides opportunities for disabled adults & children in the UK to ride, carriage drive, vault & showjump. Through this they deliver therapy, opportunities & fun. 18,000 hard working volunteers help to run 500 RDA Groups across the UK. Due to a vicious and heartbreaking crime, disabled people across the country could now miss out after thieves have targeted one of the centre...

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