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Young filly found tied to a bike covered in barbed wire

A pony close to death makes an astonishing recovery.

Struggling horse owners are urged to rehome this summer

We have joined forces with Blue Cross to prevent the threat of a surge in equine welfare cases this winter.

Patron Gemma Owen gives rescued Shetland a new home

Celebrity ambassador and international dressage rider rehomes one-year-old Bert

Equine experts share insights in new video series that puts the horse front and centre

Eight-part, free to view series focuses on the advice horses would want their owners to take

New names and bright futures for ‘smuggled’ mare and her days old foal – named Ada and Cole after our inspirational founder

The last of five pregnant mares that we rescued after being found with 21 other horses and ponies being smuggled out of Dover port has given birth to a healthy filly foal.

Horse sport leaders and influential voices are brought together to explore what influences public opinion on horse welfare across all equestrian disciplines 

"It’s vitally important that we step outside of ourselves and our horse world and, when we think about welfare, seek and trust independent perspectives."

The effects of the cost of living crisis are being felt across our rescue and rehoming centres

Our charity’s own experiences support worrying survey results which highlight horse welfare in the UK is a gathering storm.

Urgent call for a fully centralised equine ID and traceability system 

A recent exposé by Irish broadcaster RTÉ has shone a spotlight on the equine welfare and human health implications of a fragmented ID and traceability system across Europe.

Outrageous slaughterhouse cruelty revealed in RTÉ documentary

A documentary by Irish broadcaster RTÉ, shown yesterday evening, has left our charity outraged at the shocking acts of cruelty captured within an Irish slaughterhouse lairage.

Horse welfare in sport

Social licence event to reveal how much influence mainstream and social media have in influencing public support

New documentary highlights climate change threat to lives of farmers and their horses in Senegal

Millions of people in Senegal’s scorching deserts depend on working horses for their survival.

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