BHS announces responsible breeding campaign (UK)

Ah, the voice of reason, full of horse sense and integrity . . . from the UK. Cross-posted from the Horse & Hound Forums THINK BEFORE YOU BREED The British Horse Society, sponsored by South Essex Insurance Brokers, has announced plans to launch a Responsible Breeding Campaign later this year. The Society is alarmed by… Continue reading BHS announces responsible breeding campaign (UK)

Why healthy foals are being killed across Britain…to end up as dog food and on French dinner plates (UK)

Cross-posted from The Daily Mail By ZOE BRENNAN Last updated at 10:41 PM on 30th January 2009 Graceful and sleek, the beautiful racehorse was used to the thunder of applause as she swept past the grandstand - not the sound of a rifle. The seven-year-old mare had raced at courses up and down the country,… Continue reading Why healthy foals are being killed across Britain…to end up as dog food and on French dinner plates (UK)

New plan to round up stray horses (UK)

Cross-posted from Horse & Hound The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is calling for a nationwide scheme to tackle the issue of stray horses on the road network. In early 2007, in conjunction with Horse & Hound, the British Horse Society (BHS), the Chief Fire Officers Association, the Association of Chief Police Officers and BEVA… Continue reading New plan to round up stray horses (UK)