Miscellaneous News

Miscellaneous News

Check out the latest general horse related news.

Horse charities World Horse Welfare and Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) are urging owners to ‘do their research’ if considering loaning or giving away their horse to a sanctuary, rehoming and/or rehabilitation organisation or individual to ensure their long-term welfare is safeguarded.

Sadly the collapsed foal, Chancer, rescued from a muddy field on Christmas Day was put to sleep by the specialist equine vet late on January 1 when his condition suddenly deteriorated.

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has published a new guidance document for people working in horse riding schools and livery yards in order to help them improve and implement safe working practices.

The RSPCA is hoping for a miracle after a collapsed foal that was rescued from a muddy field on Christmas Day is back on all four hooves again for the first time since his rescue.

Horse charity, World Horse Welfare is appealing for information after a young foal was found injured and abandoned in a Christmas tree field near Great Melton, Norfolk last week.

World Horse Welfare is delighted to report record-breaking rehoming figures for September and October which have seen the charity almost double the number of horses rehomed on average each month.

Gentle giant rescue horse, Digger is standing tall as the lead role in World Horse Welfare’s new TV and online advertising campaign which promotes the charity’s rejuvenated Adopt-a-Horse scheme.

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a piebald horse that was found tethered with chains and abandoned in a field in Grays, Essex.

Leading horse-riding stunt man, Dan Naprous, has teamed up with Olympia, the London International Horse Show, to create a teaser video ahead of the Extreme Driving competition on the afternoon of Thursday 17th December and the first round of the FEI Indoor World Cup Driving presented by Dodson & Horrell on Friday 19th December.

RSPCA rescue ponies and donkeys took a trip to Your Horse Live last weekend and delighted visitors who flocked to meet them.

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