On Saturday 26th September, join us for a walk around beautiful Co.Antrim countryside taking in the beautiful Autumn scenery and crisp air – make sure to wrap up warm!
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 C.I.C. works to protect horses, ponies,
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.
Mary. Blue Cross, Burford. Mary is a 14hh, 3 year old trotter mare. She was found abandoned in a field with no food or water. Mary was very scared to begin with and took a long time to catch originally. However she is now a very sweet, affectionate mare. She is good to catch, lead and groom. She is very well behaved for the vet and the farrier but will need a confident owner to carry on giving her confidence in people. Mary is looking for a home as a companion. Mary is vaccinated, micro-chipped, pass ported and ready to Read more →
Dolly. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Dolly is a six year old 13.1hh piebald Cob mare. Dolly came to HorseWorld in March 2012 as part of a large group of neglected feral ponies. As with most of the group Dolly was underweight, pregnant and fearful of people. She gave birth to a healthy colt in May who has since been successfully Read more →
Ella. HorseWorld. Located in Bristol. Ella is a six year old 14hh chestnut Arab cross mare. Ella was born at HorseWorld in 2009, her mother is part bred Dartmoor who came to us through the RSPCA, her sire is an Anglo Arab. She was weaned at 6 months and has spent her time living in mixed herds at our welfare Read more →
Louis. Horseworld, Bristol. Louis is a 23 year old 16.3hh Holsteiner chestnut gelding. Louis is a bit of a sweetheart, he is polite and gentle being good to handle and enjoys being made a fuss of. He is good with other horses but will mount mares so, he can be playful with other geldings. Read more →