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World Horse Welfare promotes laminitis awareness
Watch a series of lectures on laminitis by some of the world’s leading authorities on the condition.
World Horse Welfare welcomes scientists’ report on transportation
Campaign to end the long-distance transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe receives a boost with publication of recommendations from a panel of experts that include a cap on journey times and improved welfare conditions for horses.
World Horse Welfare welcomes FEI decision on NSAIDs
Leading equine charity welcomes FEI decision on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Horse owners fail to recognise dangers of obesity
Obese, overfed and dangerously unhealthy - this is the current crisis in horse welfare, according to a groundbreaking survey released today by World Horse Welfare.
18 year old banned for two years after pony is found with horrific eye injury
An 18 year old man from Guildford has been banned from keeping horses for two years after he pleaded guilty to failing to provide veterinary treatment to a pony with a horrific eye injury.
20 horses rescued from a life of misery
Twenty ponies rescued from a scrap yard can finally look forward to a happy and secure future, thanks to the hard work of World Horse Welfare.
World Horse Welfare uncovers gruesome scene of suffering
25 thin and neglected foals, stallions and pregnant mares were removed from an isolated farm in Aberdeenshire.
West Sussex man banned for life from keeping horses
A West Sussex man who neglected horses in his care has received a three month suspended jail term and been banned for life from keeping equines.