World Horse Welfare is an international charity that has been influencing equine policy in the European Union and internationally for almost 100 years.
Who we help
We can categorise most of the equines we help as:
We also help horses by helping people
The people we work with
We help horse owners and keepers, communities, governments and agencies, sport regulators and institutions to improve their policies and practices.
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The horse human partnership
Our charity believes in improving welfare by strengthening the horse-human partnership.
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Our core resources
We apply varying combinations of our expertise, influence, networks, physical assets and funds to the whole spectrum of the charity's work.
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How you can help
Our work helping horses in the UK, in the EU and around the world couldn't continue without you. By making a donation, campaigning for us or subscribing to our Newsletter we can keep working to achieve a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding.
Our latest reports
Removing the blinkers
Download the Health and Welfare of European Equidae in 2015 reportDownload PDF
Our strategy 2020-24
Towards our centenary of strengthening the horse-human partnershipDownload PDF
EU report on transport of equines for slaughter
Challenges and recommendations for amending the Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005Download PDF