Miscellaneous News

Miscellaneous News

Check out the latest general horse related news.

RSPCA inspectors are appealing for help after two ponies were abandoned on land in Southampton.

The RSPCA is launching an urgent appeal for homes for horses, ponies and donkeys as the number in the charity’s care exceeds 600.

The RSPCA, along with other welfare charities, is pleased that the Control of Horses Bill will become law before the General Election.

Rachel Hindley of Norwich has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping all animals for 5 years after a horse and a donkey were found with hooves so overgrown they could barely walk.

The RSPCA was called after Gizmo, a tiny piebald cob, was found without his mother near Ridgewell Caravan Park in Yeldham Road, Ridgewell in Halstead in an emaciated, extremely poorly state on Tuesday (17 February).

The RSPCA are appealing for information after a black 5 year old cob-type mare in an appalling condition was found dumped in Kingsley Green, Haslemere on 27 January.

HorseWorld are appealing for donations towards the cost, likely to be many thousands of pounds, of caring for an abandoned colt foal that was found emaciated almost to the point of death.

In January 2011, HorseWorld worked around the clock to save the life of a young cob who weighed just a third of his ideal body weight. Now, 4 years later, he is fully recovered and has a new home.

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