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Congratulations

Congratulations. to Lisa Lanfear of Communities For Horses, who has become one of the first in the UK to earn an official qualification in equine welfare. In an important step for equine welfare, the. Horse Trust. created a course for those volunteering in this sector. The course covers the importan ...

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Our Work

Adoption #adoptdontshop

#AdoptDon’tShop. ‘Adopt don’t shop’ is a phrase which was recently coined to highlight the importance of adopting animals from rescue centres. It was hoped that families would go to their local rescue centre when looking for their soon to be beloved family pet, rather than fork out a small fortune o ...

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Where the challenges lie

The aim of our project is to address the horse crisis, indiscriminate breeding, and the welfare compromises that are seen on a daily basis due to the need for owners to have horses close to their homes. 'Seen' being a key word, as these horses are tethered on local authority land, where owners have ...

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Why Help? This Is Why - Lottie

Lottie. - barely able to stand, her body a mass of a highly contagious skin condition caused by her not having essential colostrum (which would help fight infections) from her mother, probably because her mum died before she could give her baby the essential milk she needed to protect her. Lottie wa ...

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Rescue

" I Never Polished Him"

. It is show season. owners, loaners and proud parents with great love for their child, pony, or horse work hard to make their horse look and act fantastic and in the perceived picture of health and happiness. They excitedly talk about it on social media platforms, fill coffee breaks with pride and ...

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Trick Or Treat

. Some of you may remember a video that went viral on social media platforms - a video of a little pony, apple bobbing. His name was Doc a 23 year old Shetland pony. The video had in excess of 15.5k views. Whilst cute and popular, what the video did not depict was his story. Doc had lost sight in on ...

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