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Tributes paid to much-loved Adoption Horse Digger
19hh Clydesdale World Horse Welfare Digger’s life is celebrated.
World Horse Welfare welcomes decision to make CCTV mandatory in English slaughterhouses
Today World Horse Welfare welcomed Defra’s announcement that CCTV will be made mandatory in all English slaughterhouses.
Nineteen fly-grazed Shire horses rescued from Kidderminster
Six charities joined forces to rescue 19 fly-grazing Shire horses from Kidderminster.
Project takes first step towards lightening the load for horses
Last week (4 – 8 September) researchers have taken the first step towards tackling the issue of rider weight, investigating whether there are any short term measurable differences when horses are ridden by different sized riders.
Pony found eaten alive by maggots is crowned show ring champion
World Horse Welfare Buggy takes Rescue Pony Champion title at Equifest 2017
Petite rescue pony Pamela gets set for Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 2017
Miniature hero standing at just 8.3hh is in training with top equestrian icons.
“More icing than cake” says World Horse Welfare CEO on winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show People’s Choice Award
World Horse Welfare Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show wins People's Choice Award for stunning artisan garden.
Appeal for information after third horse found dumped in less than two weeks
Charity calls for information after three horses are found dumped in less than three weeks.
Courageous mare found with skin falling off saves foals
Piebald mare Maggie was found with open sores all over her body and was caring for both her own foal and an orphan.
Report into the effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act: Our views
The report published today contains a number of recommendations which we strongly support and could be very positive for UK animal welfare.