Miscellaneous News

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Miscellaneous News

Romy Seeks Stable Home

The Scottish SPCA is seeking a new owner for a young horse who has been homeless for almost six months.

Distressed Horse Forced To Give Birth Whilst Tethered By The Neck

Bristol based equine charity, Horseworld, rescued a suffering horse that was forced to give birth whilst tethered by the neck and have set up an online poll to find out whether people would like to see HorseWorld campaign to make the tethering of horses illegal in the UK.

Plastic Donkey Causes Confusion

The Scottish SPCA responded to a report of donkey neglect, only to find a life-size garden ornament.

Police-Horse Poo Is Plantastic

Police horses Livingstone and Finsbury, along with riders PC Bob Thour and PC Caron Shaw from the Metropolitan Police Mounted Branch, made an official visit to the Horniman Museum and Gardens on Sunday 7 June to check on the progress of the pop-up garden they have helped to create.

Ground-Breaking Report On The Health And Welfare Of EU Horses, Donkeys And Mules Published Today

World Horse Welfare and lobbying consortium Eurogroup for Animals are proud to publish ‘Removing the Blinkers: The health and welfare of European equidae in 2015’, the first ever report to investigate the scale of the horse sector in Europe, legislation affecting it and the key health and welfare challenges of the EU’s equids.

Horse Found In Kent Field With Infection So Bad That Skin Was Peeling Off

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found with an infection so extreme that her skin was peeling off.

Orphaned Foals Let It Go As They Are Released Into Their New Paddock

Two orphan foals who are being hand-reared at RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre were, for the first time in forever, released into their paddock this week

Number Of Horses, Ponies, Donkeys Rehomed By RSPCA Is On The Increase

A new report shows that 2014 was the most successful rehoming year ever for equines taken into the charity’s care due to abuse, abandonment or neglect - an increase of 16 per cent on the previous year.

2015 Royal Three Counties Show Just Over 2 Weeks Away

The 2015 Royal Three Counties Show, which takes place at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern is now just over 2 week’s away and is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

RSPCA Welcomes Leap Forward For Animal Welfare As Fly-Grazing Law Comes Into Force

The RSPCA, which receives more than 22,000 calls every year about horse welfare, is advising all horse owners to be aware that the new Control of Horses Act takes effect from 26 May.