Miscellaneous News

Miscellaneous News

Check out the latest general horse related news.

Visitors to the Your Horse Live show will get the chance to learn about the work of the RSPCA and meet rescue horses looking for homes, including Jethro, a mule that has recently embarked on a 200 mile walk with his fosterer and Maggie-May, a beautiful Andalucian donkey.

Acorns fall from oak trees between September and November, and are an important source of food for many birds and some mammals but for many animals - including our beloved horses they are extremely poisonous and the RSPCA urges horse owners to be aware of the signs and symptoms of acorn poisoning.

World Horse Welfare’s Annual Conference (10th November) at the Royal Geographical Society promises to be a thought-provoking and potentially controversial day as a host of experts from across the equine sector challenge the status quo across sport, law, horse care and management plus a host of other issues.

The RSPCA’s team of specialist equine officers has been expanded as the charity continues to tackle ongoing rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horses, ponies and other equines.

‘Kelloggs’ took a trip to London this week to attend the Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards on behalf of his RSPCA rescued pony pal.

A pony who was left dumped and tethered in a field with a severe infection has found the happy ending he deserves - even picking up a rosette at a prestigious show in Buckinghamshire.

Leading international horse charity, World Horse Welfare, is gearing up for Olympia, The London International Horse Show where it has been chosen as the iconic event’s charity of the year 2015.

The UK’s largest equine rescue and rehoming charity, World Horse Welfare, has taken in its first rescue case using the Control of Horses Act which came into force in May this year.

Rescue pony, World Horse Welfare Hercules has been crowned Supreme Champion in the charity’s annual Rehomed Horse of the Year Awards thanks to his incredible will to survive and his role in helping his rehomer, Alison overcome breast cancer.  

A young emaciated horse estimated to be around 18 months old and the victim of an astounding act of cruelty,  has been rescued by animal welfare charity, HorseWorld after they were alerted to the plight of the animal by a concerned member of the public. 

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