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World Horse Welfare continues the fight

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Imogen Johnson, 28 October 2011 09:29

With over 80,000 horses being transported to slaughter in Europe every year World Horse Welfare (WHW) continues its fight change the laws and regulations governing this transportation. The charity has just handed its latest Dossier of Evidence to the European Commission to press for change to the laws governing the transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe. Transported horses often ...

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World Horse Welfare continues the fight

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Imogen Johnson, 28 October 2011 09:29

With over 80,000 horses being transported to slaughter in Europe every year World Horse Welfare (WHW) continues its fight change the laws and regulations governing this transportation. The charity has just handed its latest Dossier of Evidence to the European Commission to press for change to the laws governing the transportation of horses to slaughter in Europe. Transported horses often ...

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The Your Horse Awards shortlist is out NOW!

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Imogen Johnson, 18 October 2011 11:44

The Your Horse Awards shortlist is out and it’s now time to see who’s made it through the next stage of the competition.We received so many entries over the past few weeks and before we get into anything else, everyone on the Your Horse team would like to say a big thank you!So many of you got in touch to ...

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A charity ride with a difference

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Imogen Johnson, 21 September 2011 15:49

This Sunday (Sept 25) World Horse Welfare supporters will begin their parts in a unique ride that will tot up a combined mileage of 24,906 – the circumference of the world. The special challenge ride, which has been organised by Loes Knopper, is for anyone around the globe who wants to take part.   The aim will be to ride a ...

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Surrey woman banned from keeping equines

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Imogen Johnson, 23 August 2011 16:39

A woman from Surrey has been banned from keeping equines after causing unnecessary suffering to her two old horses. Yvette Tilly last Monday (15 August) pleaded guilty to two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. She was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to ‘Kev’, a 25-year-old 17.2hh, chestnut gelding and ‘Benson’, a 15hh, 17-year-old black gelding. Ms Tilly ...

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Could you help to rehome Hobo?

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Imogen Johnson, 02 August 2011 17:09

With winter appraoching staff at the Dartmoor Pony Training Centre (DPTC) are desperately seeking loving homes for some of their ponies. “The DPTC has unfortunately had quite a few ponies come back from their loan homes recently through no fault of their own, we would really appreciate any thing people can do to help,” said Natalie Kathryn Hulland of the ...

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The RSPCA seeks new home for the Amersham horses

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Imogen Johnson, 09 June 2010 16:54

Special owners are needed for the Amersham horses – could you offer a horse a five star home? The RSPCA is seeking special new owners for 17 of the horses rescued from horse dealer James Gray’s farm near Amersham, Buckinghamshire, in January 2008. Another 20 of the rescued horses and ponies in the RSPCA’s care will be available for rehoming ...

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Sign up for the ride of your life!

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Imogen Johnson, 02 June 2010 16:22

World Horse Welfare has organised a once-in-a-lifetime challenge ride in the Canadian wilderness for 2011 - and you could take part. Sign up for the 2010 Canadian Wilderness Challenge and next August (21-30) you could find yourself riding through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Using pack horses to carry your kit for the duration of the ...

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Impressive artwork from Steph Dix

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Imogen Johnson, 01 June 2010 10:51

Steph Dix, a professional illustrator and portrait artist based in Derbyshire, has grabbed the attention of the Your Horse team with her amazing equine portraits. Steph works from photos which can either be emailed via her website, or posted. Her portraits are produced in pencil, and many are then coloured digitally - the lifelike quality of her work is very ...

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All about Oscar!

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Imogen Johnson, 20 May 2010 09:00

Fred and Rowena have been working hard with ex-racehorse Oscar and they’ve been keeping a diary of his progress to share with you. Here you can find out what Oscar has been up to since his arrival at their yard and pick up tips and advice to help you on your journey with your horse - you can also enjoy ...

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James Gray still on the run

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Imogen Johnson, 13 May 2010 10:30

Following his sentencing yesterday James Gray absconded from Aylesbury Magistrates Court. Gray was sentenced to 24 weeks in jail and given a life ban on keeping horses and immediately went on the run. Thames Valley Police are currently searching the area in an attempt to find and arrest Gray but the search is still ongoing. Your Horse spoke to a ...

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