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9:51am Monday 31st December 2012
The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) and the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians (BAEDT) have combined forces to set recognised standards for equine dental treatment. These should make it safer and easier for owners to source the most suitable dental treatment for their horses in every circumstance.
10:54am Sunday 16th December 2012
11:55am Thursday 13th December 2012
Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Alun Davies AM, has urged members of the public to report any instances of fly grazing and abandonment of horses and ponies immediately to authorities. Mr Davies said: “The behaviour of those horse owners who seek to avoid their responsibilities through the practice of abandonment or fly grazing will not be tolerated anywhere in Wales.
Charity welcomes EU Parliament's overwhelming support for shorter journey times for slaughter horses
8:20pm Wednesday 12th December 2012
World Horse Welfare today welcomed the European Parliament’s landslide vote in favour of a report calling for improved conditions for the live transport of animals for slaughter, including short, maximum journey limits for horses in line with scientific opinion.
9:00am Tuesday 11th December 2012
11:29am Thursday 8th November 2012
The Donkey Sanctuary has issued a plea for volunteers at its Donkey Assisted Therapy centre in Sidmouth. The centre, which provides therapeutic riding sessions to around 150 local children with additional needs each week, as well as outreach visits with donkeys to residents of nursing homes, hospices and care homes, is appealing for local people to join their existing team of volunteers.
6:08pm Monday 5th November 2012
The UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, celebrates its 65th Birthday today. The Society, which has the welfare of the horse at heart, was founded on 5 November 1947 with the amalgamation of two organisations – the Institute of the Horse and Pony Club, and the National Horse Association of Great Britain.
12:00am Saturday 3rd November 2012
9:15am Friday 2nd November 2012
Tonic is an 11.3hh Exmoor-cross currently being cared for by grooms at Glenda Spooner Farm, World Horse Welfare’s Somerset centre. She is looking for a new home as a companion pony. She has been available for rehoming for a few months now but has been sadly overlooked.
10:17am Thursday 1st November 2012
The Donkey Sanctuary has this week issued a plea for volunteers at its Donkey Assisted Therapy centre in Templepatrick near Belfast. The centre, which provides over 6,000 riding therapy sessions for children with additional needs from across the province each year, is appealing for local people to join their existing team of volunteers.
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