Miscellaneous News

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Miscellaneous News

Abandoned And Injured Stray Horses Rescued At Avonmouth

Two young horses are recovering at rescue charity, HorseWorld after being found straying in the road at Avonmouth.  They are the latest victims in a growing stray horse problem in the area.

Foal Rescued From Freezing Ditch

A five-month-old foal has been rescued from a muddy ditch is being nursed round the clock by horse rescue charity, HorseWorld.

RSPCA County Durham Equine Centre Searches For Temporary Homes For Ponies

The RSPCA is appealing to horse owners in the north to consider providing a temporary home and fostering a horse or pony as the charity remains stretched for places for rescued horses.

Pony Recovering Well In RSPCA Care After She Was Found With Horrific Leg Wounds

Staff at RSPCA Felledge have seen a dramatic improvement after treating Elsa the pony for extensive wounds to her back legs.

RSPCA Appeal For Information After Young Horse Dumped In Emaciated State

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found collapsed and emaciated off Fackenden Lane in Shoreham, Kent by a worried local resident at around 7am on Saturday 23rd January.

World Horse Welfare Campaign To Bring 'Invisible Horses' Into Focus

World Horse Welfare is launching a year-long campaign to shine a spotlight on the suffering endured by the world’s 'invisible' horses and calls on the public to be vigilant for dumped or abandoned foals and youngsters in first part of the campaign.

New Dawn For Absolutely Fabulous Pair Of Ponies

Two abandoned Shetland ponies rescued by the RSPCA have landed on their hooves and are now being cared for.

Dying Foal Left To Suffer In Ditch

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dying foal was dumped in a ditch beside a public bridleway in Hertfordshire.

BBC Countryfile To Investigate The UK’s Abandoned And Neglected Horse Crisis

Sunday’s episode of Countryfile on BBC One will feature an investigation into the levels of abandoned and neglected horses in the UK.

RSPCA Appeals For Information After Foal Is Found With Horrifying Wounds To Her Legs

RSPCA inspectors are appealing to the public for information after a nine-month old mare was found abandoned on Follingsby Lane, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, suffering with extensive wounds to her back legs.