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)

Horses running out of food as Kingsbarn goes bust (SCO)

Cross-posted from The Times (UK) By CHARLENE SWEENEY AN EMERGENCY OPERATION STARTED LAST NIGHT to rescue scores of horses left without food when the biggest riding school in Scotland went into administration. Kingsbarn Equestrian Centre, near Falkirk, called in the administrators Tenon yesterday after days of problems at the £10 million facility, which opened two… Continue reading Horses running out of food as Kingsbarn goes bust (SCO)

The Queen pushes Strangles appeal closer to target with Christmas donation (UK)

Cross-posted from Horsemart UK Her Majesty The Queen has made a personal donation to The British Horse Society and The Animal Health Trust's Strangles Appeal for the second year running. Her Majesty sent a cheque to the BHS, of which she has been Patron for more than 60 years, to help the charities fight the… Continue reading The Queen pushes Strangles appeal closer to target with Christmas donation (UK)

Horses fall victim to unstable times (UK)

Nobody can afford horses in England anymore 'cause they are all up to their Burberry padded hocks in debt, just like their over extended cousins of sorts across the Big Pond. These sick rich people are taking their horses and putting them out to pasture -- somebody else's or public ones. Or the worst of… Continue reading Horses fall victim to unstable times (UK)