“High quality science is important but it is equally important to integrate practitioners and lay people,” says organising committee member, Dr Janne Winther Christensen.
A powerful coalition of equine
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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.
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 →
Pirate & Oliver. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Oliver and Pirate are four year old 12hh grey Welsh geldings. Oliver came to Bransby from the SWHP where he had been hand reared having been found on the mountain without his mother. He has been well handled and cared for at the SWHP and is now looking for his ‘Friend for Life’ Read more →
Digger. Bransby Horses. Located in Herefordshire. Digger is a four year old 14hh coloured Cob gelding. Digger was abandoned as a foal along with a group of other young cobs in 2010. He was initially rescued by the Society for the Welfare of Horses and Ponies and then came to Bransby in Read more →
Hula. Bransby Horses. Located in Lincoln. Hula is a three year old 10.1hh skewbald Welsh Cross mare. Hula was born at Bransby Horse’s Stoke Prior site. Hula’s mother was taken in by Bransby Horse’s at the request of The Trading Standards agency along with a group of other equines due to a general lack of care. Hula was moved to Bransby Horse’s Lincoln site with a small group of filly’s once she was old enough, in order to have some Read more →