Abandonment

It is an illegal offence to abandon any animal, with a possible 51 week prison sentence, a fine up to £20,000 – or both. NEWC has seen an increase in the number of abandoned horses over the last few years and reports of horses straying on roads, abandonments at livery yards, and horses being dumped on private or council land have increased.

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The National Equine Welfare Council

The National Equine Welfare Council C.I.C (NEWC) works to protect horses, ponies,

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Equine crisis UK

Six welfare charities have issued an updated report about the current equine crisis in the UK, entitled “Left on the verge: In the grip of a horse crisis in England and Wales”. Click here to read the latest report.

Homes needed

Are you looking for a horse, pony or donkey? If you are in this fortunate position, have you considered offering to rehome from one of our member charities? Each animal rehomed will free up a space, making it possible for charities to help more horses, ponies and donkeys in desperate need. Please click here to find out more.

Angel

AngelAngel. Horses4Homes. Located in Manchester. Angel is a thirteen year old 14hh chestnut Welsh Section C gelding. Angel has been with his owners since 2005, due to lack of finance and time he is now available for permanent Read more →

Tequila

TequilaTequila. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Tequila is a twelve year old 13hh chestnut roan Welsh type mare. Tequila is a very pretty little mare, she has been backed but can no longer be ridden due to hind limb Read more →

Popeye

PopeyePopeye. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Popeye is an 18 year old 14hh piebald Cob gelding. Popeye arrived at HorseWorld in January 2004 having been found abandoned along with 8 other horses. Read more →

Jumble

JumbleJumble. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Jumble is an eight year old 14hh piebald Cob gelding. Jumble came to HorseWorld in May 2008 as a frightened yearling, he was part of a group of horses that were seized by a bailiff company, the others were sold on but as Jumble had a deformed spine he was destined to go for Read more →

Dreamer

DreamerDreamer. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Dreamer is a seven year old 13.1hh dun Unknown breed mare. Dreamer is a very pretty young mare who was rescued by HorseWorld along with a number of other neglected Read more →

Cruz

CruzCruz. Blue Cross. Located in Burford. Cruz is a four year old 13.2hh liver chestnut Welsh Sec C of Cob type gelding. Cruz came into Blue Cross care via RSPCA. Cruz has just started ridden work at Blue Cross, he loves having a job to do and enjoys being Read more →

Tarren

TarrenTarren. Mare & Foal. Located Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LW. Tarren is a 10.3hh skewbald Welsh gelding yearling. Rescued as at the foot of his dam, unhandled. Dam had been fly grazed and no owner was Read more →

Genie

GenieGenie. Mare & Foal. Located Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LW. Genie is a 12hh bright bay Fell (part bred) filly yearling. Rescued as at the foot of her dam as a part of a large welfare Read more →

Violet

VioletViolet. Mare & Foal. Located Upcott Park, EX22 6NT. Violet is a 13hh two year old skewbald Cob x Native filly. Rescued as a part of a large welfare case. Unhandled on Read more →

Horace

HoraceHorace. Mare & Foal. Located Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LW. Horace is a 12.1hh chestnut Fell (part bred) gelding yearling. Rescued as at the foot of his dam as a part of a large welfare Read more →