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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...
Donations to equine welfare charities remain steady
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 18 August 2010
Equine charities have generally thrived during a challenging economic climate, research suggests. A number of charities have seen donations increase or remain static during the last year, even tho...
Scotland bans hot horse branding
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 18 August 2010
The practice of hot branding horses will be made illegal on animal welfare grounds in plans unveiled by the Scottish Government.   Scots ban hot branding Under current legislation, hot br...
The Brooke appeals for help for flood affected horses
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 18 August 2010
The equine charity believe around 75,000 horses, mules and donkeys have been caught up in the devastating floods in only one province of Pakistan alone, and the charity now want as many donations as ...
Scottish Farm Stay UK member rescues ponies
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 11 August 2010
Farm Stay UK member Carol Houghton has this month taken delivery of four Shetland Ponies which were rescued from a farm in Buckinghamshire in 2008, after being severely mistreated. The ponies have...
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 28 July 2010
Trials confirm benefits of Tiludronate for the treatment of bone spavin   Newly published trials show that horses suffering lameness caused by bone spavin can show marked improvem...
The Horse Trust takes in horse found abandoned in Hertfordshire
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 28 July 2010
The Horse Trust takes in horse found abandoned in Hertfordshire     21 July 2010: A horse has arrived at The Horse Trust’s sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire...
Pupils from Woodland Short Stay School learn horse-handling skills at The Horse Trust
Horse Welfare News Thursday 15 July 2010
Pupils from Woodland Short Stay School learn horse-handling skills at The Horse Trust   14 July 2010: Three pupils from Woodland Short Stay School in High Wycombe have completed a course...
The Horse Trust appeals for home for young piebald gelding
Horse Welfare News Thursday 08 July 2010
The Horse Trust appeals for home for young piebald gelding   7 July 2010: Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust is looking for a home for Dancer, a young horse who came to the charity...
Horse Welfare News Thursday 08 July 2010
SANCTUARY RESCUES DONKEYS AFTER OWNER DAMAGES HOOVES WITH A CHISEL 7th July 2010, 3.30pm. News Release issued by The Donkey Sanctuary’s Press Office   Staff from the Sidmouth-...
AMERSHAM ESTHER’S ADOPTION DEBUT
Horse Welfare News Monday 05 July 2010
AMERSHAM ESTHER’S ADOPTION DEBUT   The nervous brown donkey foal that became the symbol of hope for the 97 horses, ponies and donkeys rescued from Spindle Farm in Amersham in Ja...
Defra and Pfizer support improved African Horse Sickness vaccine in UK
Horse Welfare News Thursday 24 June 2010
Defra and Pfizer support improved African Horse Sickness vaccine in UK   24 June 2010: The UK government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and pharmaceutical c...
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