Please take the time to fill in a survey in relation to Ragwort, it is a new project being run by the BHS, in association with DEFRA. It will help to discover the real facts about ragwort and gather data from across England on perceptions and reality. It only takes a few minutes to complete and the information provided is vital in the continuing research into this weed and how it affects horses. Many thanks, please click here to complete the survey.
The National Equine Welfare Council C.I.C (NEWC) works to protect horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, by providing support, guidance and a communication forum to equine organisations, businesses and charities to help raise equine welfare standards nationwide. Read more →
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.
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.
Sparkle. Horseworld, Bristol. Sparkle is a 13 year old 11.2hh Welsh Section A grey mare. Sparkle is a lovely and lively girl who enjoys fuss and attention and enjoys the company of other ponies, particularly mares. Sparkle can live out 24/7 or be stabled for short periods if needed, but does not enjoy being separated from her equine friends. Sparkle has had issues with insulin resistance and laminitis in the past so is looking for a home experienced with managing ponies requiring diet challenges. Read more →
Frosty. Horseworld, Bristol. Frosty is a 12 year old 11.3hh Exmoor bay mare. Frosty will form a close bond to her regular handler and is a very sweet natured girl but will need a calm experienced loaner as she can get herself into a bit of a tizz and suddenly everything is scary again. She can live out year round without hard feed but because she is a native type Frosty will need restricted grazing to avoid weight gain. She can live with both mares and geldings but does prefer mares for Read more →
Dazzle. Horseworld, Bristol. Dazzle is a 21 year old 11.2hh bay Welsh type mare. Dazzle can still be a little wary of people although she has improved greatly with regular handling. Dazzle can still be a little tricky to catch and is looking for a home with somebody willing to spend some time with her. Dazzle has a weak and dipped back and will not be suitable for ridden work. As she is a native type she requires restricted Read more →
Buddy. Horseworld, Bristol. Buddy is a 5 year old 13.1hh skewbald Cob gelding. Buddy has just started hacking out on the roads and has been a little wary when introduced to new objects and vehicles; he will need someone with experience to ensure he continues to gain confidence and does not get overwhelmed. Buddy has a very sweet and friendly nature and is always happy to receive love and attention, however he can be a little pushy so requires a family who know how to set boundaries for young Read more →
Herbie. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Herbie is a five year old 13.3hh bay New Forrest cross gelding. Herbie came into Bransby Horses at the request of the RSPCA as he was tethered on council land, he was often seen caught and wrapped up in his tether and his basic needs were not met. The RSPCA managed to contact his previous owners who agreed to sign Herbie over to Bransby Read more →
Mickey. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Mickey is a four year old black Shetland gelding. Mickey was rescued as part of a high profile welfare case in July 2012. He arrived in very poor condition along with 18 other horses and ponies. His owner was successfully prosecuted on Animal Welfare Read more →