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Horse neglect woman banned from keeping animals for life

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Justine Thompson, 04 May 2010 14:28

A Surrey woman has been banned from keeping all animals for life after neglecting a horse to such an extent that he had to be put to sleep. Jane Henry, 68, of Kings Bungalows, Dormansland in Lingfield, appeared before Reigate Magistrates Court on April 6 2010 accused of three counts under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 of failing to meet ...

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Horse neglect woman banned from keeping animals for life

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Justine Thompson, 04 May 2010 14:28

A Surrey woman has been banned from keeping all animals for life after neglecting a horse to such an extent that he had to be put to sleep. Jane Henry, 68, of Kings Bungalows, Dormansland in Lingfield, appeared before Reigate Magistrates Court on April 6 2010 accused of three counts under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 of failing to meet ...

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Lining up for Man V Horse marathon

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Justine Thompson, 04 May 2010 11:37

Think you could beat a horse in a race?Probably not. But there are some people who believe they could and they’re already lining up for the man versus horse race next month in Llanwrtyd Wells, Brecknockshire. Pitting man against horse and rider, over terrain including farm tracks, footpaths, forestry roads, wetland and moorland, the 22-mile race has gained the small ...

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Miniature foal is aimed at Guinness World Records

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Justine Thompson, 26 April 2010 12:05

A tiny miniature horse born at the weekend is already being aimed at the record books.Little Pinto colt Einstein was born in New Hampshire, US, weighing in at just 6lbs and standing 14in tall.He was born at the Tiz A Miniature Horse Farm, where they are well used to mini-equines. But Einstein is the smallest they’ve yet foaled.Farm owner Judy ...

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Katie pulls out of marathon as new clothes range hits the shops

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Justine Thompson, 13 April 2010 15:02

Katie Price has announced she won’t be running in this year’s London Marathon after all – just as her new spring/summer collection hits the shops.The glamour model turned dressage rider said she deeply regretted having to pull out of the marathon, but that she had received medical advice not to run.The news has added further fuel to rumours that Katie ...

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New society launched for the 'traditional' cob

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Justine Thompson, 06 April 2010 16:23

A new society has been launched to showcase the Traditional Cob and Horse in the UK.The society will represent horses often called ‘gypsy cobs’, and their many fans who would like to see showing classes introduced for them.At present there are no classes for these horses on the showing circuit, unless they are coloured horses who can enter CHAPS classes.The ...

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Jennifer Aniston uses horse shampoo

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Justine Thompson, 06 April 2010 10:41

Celebrity babes like Jennifer Aniston and Sarah Jessica Parker have a new beauty secret according to the Daily Mail – horse shampoo!But not just any old shampoo. The film-star luuvies are going mad for a US brand called Straight Arrow Mane ‘n Tail, which is rapidly achieving cult status in California.The brand was originally formulated to tame horses’ dry, frizzy ...

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Multi million pound equestrian city planned for China

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Justine Thompson, 30 March 2010 16:02

A massive multi-million pound equestrian city is to be built in China with money from the Dubai-based Meydan Corporation.The city is to include an equine college, feedstuffs plant, breeding centre, horse hospital and a quarantine centre. There will also be five to seven star luxury hotels, a clubhouse and commercial and residential properties.The recreational and entertainment centre will be constructed ...

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Ellen Whitaker and Richard Davison get on their bikes

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Justine Thompson, 30 March 2010 14:39

Show jumper Ellen Whitaker and dressage supremo Richard Davison will be the first on a charity exercise bike ride for The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund. The cycle ride is being launched at the British Open Show Jumping Championships at the NEC (April 7-10), and will raise money for the MDIRF Poundcatcher Appeal. First to go in the Horseboxworld Ride will be ...

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Could you help save The Horse Refuge?

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Justine Thompson, 23 March 2010 11:16

The Horse Refuge – home to 45 horses including Europe’s tallest horse Duke – is still set to close at the end of April unless it can raise enough cash to buy land. Those involved with the refuge say this would mean some, if not all, the animals being destroyed. Supporters are seeking to raise £600,000 to buy the land ...

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Horse Trust mourns loss of two friends

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Justine Thompson, 16 March 2010 16:41

A 55-year-old donkey who lived at the Horse Trust equine charity has passed away. Pandora was the oldest equine at the Trust’s Home of Rest for Horses in Buckinghamshire. A blind, 9.2hh light brown jenny, she arrived at the sanctuary with her daughter Chloe in 2005 when their elderly owner was no longer able to care for them. Yard manager ...

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