Time and temperature limits in new UK horse transport laws

When you read some of the statements in this article, you wonder if those using horses are ever truly concerned about the horses if it does not at the same time accommodate them.—TH via Horse and Hound (UK) The equestrian industry has welcomed changes on journey times and conditions for horses in new animal welfare… Continue reading Time and temperature limits in new UK horse transport laws

Tesco’s vegan brand Wicked Kitchen is jumping the pond from UK to US stores

REPORTED BY VEGNEWS / 15th July 2021 Founded by chef brothers Chad and Derek Sarno, wildly popular vegan brand Wicked Kitchen made its mark on Tesco in the UK and now bringing its plant-based products to 2,500 stores in the US. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA Previously only available in the United Kingdom, vegan food brand Wicked… Continue reading Tesco’s vegan brand Wicked Kitchen is jumping the pond from UK to US stores

Horse Racing Ireland decline to comment on upcoming Panorama programme

Irish Times / Brian O'Connor Reporting / 13 Jul 2021 Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has declined to comment ahead of a BBC Panorama programme next Monday which examines what happens to racehorses after their racing careers are finished. The programme, with a title ‘The Dark Side of Horse Racing’ is set to be broadcast at… Continue reading Horse Racing Ireland decline to comment on upcoming Panorama programme

All the Queen’s horses. Where do they go?

Queens Horse. Royal Mews image.

Michael Clayton, reporting for the Horse and Hound writes: Some 250 horses used by the Army in ceremonial duties in London have been enjoying an unscheduled holiday at grass in Leicestershire owing to the coronavirus outbreak. They have been given their new home by Geoff Brooks and his son, Richard, who farm some 1,600 acres… Continue reading All the Queen’s horses. Where do they go?

Ancient equestrian tactics used against modern foe

Close up image of mounted patrol police horse. SHUTTERSTOCK.

Horse patrols are being brought back all over the world to help police forces support social restriction orders

My saddlebags are packed, now where should I live?

Horse in a field of buttercups in the English Cotswold countryside.

Written by JENNY SHARP With the world economic climate as it is, things are looking grim for horses, worldwide. Even traditionally horse-friendly countries like Ireland and Spain are seeing an increasingly large number of horses suffering because of the economic downturn. Where previously horses were part of everyday life, they are now becoming a financial… Continue reading My saddlebags are packed, now where should I live?