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Statement on BBC Panorama programme – The Dark Side of Horse Racing

Joint statement from BHS, Blue Cross, Bransby Horses, Horse World, Redwings, RSPCA and World Horse Welfare.

Dismay at misrepresentation of World Horse Welfare’s views

Charity sets record straight about its views on equine mental health and solutions for horses who have lost a companion.

Rescue cobs are in possession of rather “Austen-tatious” names

Having been in a sorry state, the future is now bright for Mr Bingley, Mr Bennet and Mr Darcy.

Continuing Covid restrictions delay Visitor Centre reopening

In light of the announcement of Covid-19 restrictions continuing into July, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone reopening our Rescue and Rehoming Centres to visitors.

Pony who suffered horrific injury is now farm favourite

Moses has been transformed into a stunning, cheeky young cob and is now Sponsor a Stableyard cover star.

World Horse Welfare welcomes proposed ban on export for slaughter

The Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill includes legislative proposals on live exports for slaughter and livestock worrying - both relevant to equines

World Horse Welfare delivers evidence integral to improving welfare of post-Brexit international transport of horses

World Horse Welfare gives evidence to an Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Commons Select Committee

Royal President visits World Horse Welfare in Norfolk

HRH The Princess Royal visited the Norfolk centre of Britain’s largest equine rescue and rehoming charity on 11th May.

‘Once in a generation’ opportunity to protect animals

50 Animal charities unite to urge Government not to waste ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to protect animals.

Bitter disappointment at overturning of animal abuse conviction

World Horse Welfare is bitterly disappointed about the overturning of a 20-year suspension of a UAE endurance rider.

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