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Animal welfare faces a ‘deepening crisis’ if action isn’t taken to improve local enforcement.

New report reveals that almost a half of councils in England do not have a single Animal Welfare Officer in place dedicated to dealing with animal welfare issues.

UK equine veterinary aid making an impact in Ukraine

Veterinary aid, support and supplies co-ordinated and funded by BEU have made a difference to horses caught up in the conflict.

Hot weather and horses

Keeping horses comfortable as we face record temperatures

The British Horseracing Authority’s review of the use of the whip in horse racing: our response

On 12th July 2022, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) released the results of its review into the use of the whip in horseracing.

Helping to heal people comes naturally to a rescue horse

Rescued and recovered horse, Paddy, now has an important therapy role

Equestrian Sport discuss challenges and opportunities around public perception of welfare in sport 

We offered support to equestrian disciplines as we challenged them to work together to "do more, faster” to demonstrably prioritise equine welfare.

Sector leaders discuss involvement of horses in sport

Leaders in equestrian sport to discuss public concerns about the involvement of horses in sport.

Happy 21st birthday to Penny Farm

Penny Farm, near Blackpool will be celebrating its 21st birthday on Sunday 19th June from 11am – 3pm with a big birthday party and the public are invited to join in with the fun.

British Equestrians for Ukraine: week ten update

The British Equestrians for Ukraine Fund has now raised around £250,000 which has already supported a variety of aid and action in Ukraine.

‘Once-in-a-generation’ chance for horse welfare across Europe

Our new appeal aims to support a once-in-a-generation opportunity to stop horses suffering needlessly long journeys across Europe to slaughter.

Mrs Potts staying trim with the support of Baileys Horse Feeds

Keeping Mrs Potts at a healthy weight has been a challenge but now, with the support of feed company Baileys Horse Feeds, a healthy balance has been found.

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