A host of influential speakers from across the equestrian and charity sectors
On the evening of Saturday 5th November and morning of Sunday 6th
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, donkeys and mules, by providing support, guidance and a communication forum to equine organisations, businesses and charities to help raise equine welfare standards nationwide.
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.
Tinker Horseworld, Bristol. Tinker is a twelve year old 10hh skewbald Exmoor cross gelding. This adorable pony is very easy to care for – great for novices or children to handle. He loves attention from people and is also very good with the other ponies and can mix with mares and/or geldings. He can also be left in a stable for short periods of time so could make a good companion to a ridden Read more →
Lunar Horseworld Bristol. Lunar is a 3 year old 12.2hh roan Welsh Section A/Cob mare. Lunar has grown up on the farm mixing with various different horses so is well socialised. She is good to handle but is a still a typical youngster and has only received basic handling. She is prone to weight gain and due to her size and breed will need to be kept on restricted Read more →