A horse is for life, not just for Christmas

What, is that a horse under that Christmas tree? Google image.

Cross-posted from the British Horse Society The BHS is speaking out against any company that is encouraging people to buy a horse for Christmas. There is a heart-breaking problem in this country – hundreds if not thousands of horses being abandoned in fields and roadsides because their owners or breeders cannot or will not care… Continue reading A horse is for life, not just for Christmas

Compassion and activism each have their place says Harmony HorseWorks

Guest Post by BARBARA WRIGHT Compassion and activism are sometimes seemingly incompatible activities in the horse rescue/sanctuary business, but each has its place. It takes one type of individual to be compassionate and caring on a daily basis, taking responsibility for stewardship of an entire herd and a business, and another personality to be "out… Continue reading Compassion and activism each have their place says Harmony HorseWorks

HorseWorld urges horse lovers not to set up private sanctuaries (UK)

By NICK WEST, H&H newsdesk 14 April, 2009 A well-known horse sanctuary in the West Country is appealing to horse lovers to think twice before starting up their own horse sanctuary. HorseWorld in Bristol has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people setting up their own private sanctuaries and then getting into trouble.… Continue reading HorseWorld urges horse lovers not to set up private sanctuaries (UK)