Miscellaneous News

Miscellaneous News

Check out the latest general horse related news.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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