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British Horse Society attends RSPCA status dogs summit
Horse Welfare News Monday 06 December 2010
British Horse Society representatives attended this week’s RSPCA summit on status dogs, to highlight that dangerous dogs are not just an inner city problem, but can also be prevalent in rural an...
Blue Cross ask reliable owners to give a horse a home this Christmas
Horse Welfare News Monday 06 December 2010
The Blue Cross, one of the UK’s leading animal charities, is urging horse owners to give a second chance in life to a companion horse, while promoting the important role that they can play. ...
'Equine Emergency Rescue' book
Horse Welfare News Thursday 02 December 2010
Every horse, no matter how quiet or well educated, has the potential to become involved in an emergency incident and need to be rescued. What do you do when your horse falls into a sinkhole, ends ...
Horse Watch and Police team up to prevent Equine Crime
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 01 December 2010
Horse Watch and the Gloucestershire Constabulary have teamed up to tackle equine crime in the Cotswolds.  Officers will be on hand at Phipp Feeds in Wyck Beacon near Upper Rissington this F...
Horse Trust say sad farewell to Breeze
Horse Welfare News Monday 29 November 2010
The Horse Trust has sadly said goodbye to Breeze, a pony that retired to the sanctuary last year after 19 years service for the Horse Rangers Association. Staff reveal fond memories of Breeze ...
Too many mistreated horses put strain on Essex charity
Horse Welfare News Monday 22 November 2010
A horse charity is at breaking point because so many people are dumping and mistreating horses across south Essex. The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society has 69 horses at its base in Pitsea...
Online campaign gives Redwings a helping hand
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 16 November 2010
Redwings Horse Sanctuary has received 18 tonnes of donated feed from horse feed manufacturer Spillers thanks to an online campaign. Redwings enjoys nutritious November A campaign organised by h...
The Horse Trust Rehomes Rescue Pony
Horse Welfare News Monday 01 November 2010
Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust has found a new home for Vienna, a pony that was rescued earlier this year. Mrs Sarah Wiggins, 50, who lives in West Oxfordshire, offered a home to Vienna...
60 Mile Charity Horse Ride Raises Over £21k
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 26 October 2010
Crossing the Highlands of Scotland on a horse might seem like great fun or very hard work, depending on your point of view.  For 19 horse riders who took up World Horse Welfare’s Challenge ...
British Horse Society Secures First Success in Horse Rehoming Scheme
Horse Welfare News Monday 25 October 2010
The British Horse Society has secured a safe and knowledgeable new home for the first horse through its Assisted Rehoming Scheme.   The scheme, which was launched earlier this year, aims to mat...
Hallmarq Equine MRI Scanner Success
Horse Welfare News Monday 11 October 2010
More than 20,000 horses have now been scanned using Hallmarq MRI Equine Scanners. The number of horses scanned continues to grow rapidly as the benefits of standing MRI are becoming more widely ...
If The Shoe Fits: New Affiliation Announced
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 28 September 2010
The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is pleased to announce a formal affiliation with the Worshipful Company of Farriers, enabling greater possibilities for training vets and farriers in the future.&n...
Orphan Foal is Now All Grown Up
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 21 September 2010
A Trotter Cross mare who was taken in by Redwings Horse Sanctuary as an orphaned foal is now all grown up (left) and looking for a new home through the charity’s Rehoming Scheme. Vortilla ...
The Horse Trust appeals for
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 14 September 2010
Volunteers are needed within Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire to help with the rehoming scheme. This involves assessing potential homes for their suitability and...
New Equine Sports Rehab Centre Launched
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 14 September 2010
A new equine sports rehabilitation centre has been launched by Tim and Isla Bennett in Tutbury, Staffordshire. Bennett Equine Sports Rehabilitation brings together Tim and Isla’s many year...
Stop the Horror of Horse Fighting
Horse Welfare News Friday 10 September 2010

Goaded into a frenzy by a mare who is 'in season' and chained nearby for up to six hours, stallions battle for 'sport' in the Philippines. "These tourn...

Horses at Risk by Inconsiderate Drivers in Yorkshire
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 07 September 2010
The safety of horse riders and their horses in the Bradford, Yorkshire district has been put at risk by inconsiderate drivers.   South Bradford's Horse Watch scheme has recently received numero...
FEI List Group Proposes 2011 Equine Prohibited Substances List for General Assembly Approval
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 07 September 2010
Following last month’s highly successful FEI Congress on NSAIDs and further discussion of the issues raised, the FEI List Group has proposed an Equine Prohibited Substances List for 2011 which s...
The Blue Cross provides bright future for three neglected ponies
Horse Welfare News Thursday 02 September 2010
Three pitifully neglected ponies, taken in by The Blue Cross equine centre in Rolleston twenty-three-months ago, have been rehabilitated by the charity and successfully transformed into beautiful ridi...
Abandoned Mare Finds New Home Through The Horse Trust's Rehoming Scheme
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 01 September 2010
Staff at The Horse Trust are delighted that a new home has been found for Bess, a mare found abandoned in a snow-covered field last Christmas. Her new home was found through the Buckinghamshire charit...