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TV ad launches to highlight plight of neglected horses
The heart-wrenching ad tells the story of Barney, a plucky little pony determined to get help despite his terrible condition.
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.