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A seismic day for animal welfare

World Horse Welfare warmly welcomes stiffer punishments for animal cruelty as maximum sentences increase in England and Wales.

Ponies rescued from shocking conditions

Clever detective work unlocked the key allowing rescue of ponies living in shocking conditions.

A bright future ahead for ponies rescued from sanctuary

137 horses and ponies have been rescued in a large multi-agency operation.

Strangles Awareness Week returns for 2021

A national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease is returning this year.

Supporters ensure record-breaking rehoming in 2020

We're delighted to have rehomed a record number of horses in 2020, even in such a challenging year.

Our ponies have a Christmas message for you!

After this year we wanted to thank our supporters for helping horses – and combine it with some Christmassy fun too!

Welfare charities ask for public support to prevent horse welfare catastrophe and recommend solutions to fix ‘broken system’

Report released today highlights that more responsible ownership, wider regulation and active enforcement needed to break cycle of suffering.

Last week to shop for Christmas gifts that help horses!

Every purchase made helps horses - order by 15th December for Christmas delivery.

Celebrities join voices to support horses during The Big Give charity event

Celebrities Alan Titchmarsh, Suzanne Dando and Jonathan Agnew explain how one donation has twice the impact during the Big Give.

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