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Subjected to horrendous pain, Tammy makes a miraculous recovery

Tammy had horrific wounds when she arrived at World Horse Welfare Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre.

Hold on to your… hats? The Hunks and Horses are back!

One of the most popular equine calendars is back with a storm – all in the name of charity.

Yearling saved from baler twine tangle after inappropriate tethering

A yearling found frightened and badly entangled in baler twine at the side of the road is well on her way to recovery after arriving at World Horse Welfare's Penny Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre near Blackpool two weeks ago.

Film showing tragic story of mare Rhosywn captures impact of horse crisis

World Horse Welfare today releases perhaps our most hard-hitting film to date showing the tragic story of a mare called Rhoswyn and our efforts to help her.

World Horse Welfare calls for a more open debate on stabling horses following latest research findings

A new report from researchers at Nottingham Trent University has highlighted the potential negative welfare consequences of a commonly used stable design.

Largest horse rescue and rehoming charity in Britain announces collaboration with Retraining of Racehorses

World Horse Welfare and British Horseracing’s official charity, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), have agreed to collaborate on a pilot scheme.

Major sighting at Loch Ness turns out to be Rehomed Horse of the Year

Once a rescue horse from a sad background, Major, the Highland Pony, now lives a life of luxury on the shores of Loch Ness, in Scotland – and occasionally he likes to walk through the Loch Ness waters.

New research shows obesity is not just a growing problem for humans

Equine obesity is an increasing but under-recognised welfare issue in the UK.

World Horse Welfare highlights the significance of the world’s most extensive equine surfaces study

World Horse Welfare Chief Executive Roly Owers lends his support to the world’s most extensive study into the effect of arena surfaces on the orthopaedic health of sport horses (in the seven FEI disciplines and in racing).

Nine horses including two foals and a Shetland pony are rescued from deep flood waters in Middlesex

While dozens of flood warnings remain in place across the UK, it is not just people that bear the brunt of the drastic weather.

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