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HorseWorld's vital 365-days-a-year animal welfare work relies on the support we receive from individual volunteers and supporters, businesses and others.

Welcome to HorseWorld

 HorseWorld is the South-West's leading charity caring primarily for horses, ponies and donkeys.


 We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals that have been abandoned, neglected or ill-treated.


HorseWorld is funded entirely through public donations. You can make a real difference to horses in need.


With the ‘Rescue Season’ well under way, please consider making a donation to help us make a difference. Read the ‘Left on the Verge’ report here. Watch BBC Points West report here.


What we do

Our teams are passionate and dedicated to equine welfare.

Find out more about our work with horses in need »

Rehome A Horse

Do you have room in your heart and in your stable for a rescued horse or pony?

Find out more about loaning a rescued horse »

Adopt Me!

Could the donkeys be your new adopted friends?

Adopt an animal today and help fund the rescue and care or horses, ponies and donkeys in need.

Find out more »

Latest News

Felix's story

During the depths of winter, on 16th January 2015, horse rescue charity, HorseWorld were called to assist fellow charity, World Horse Welfare in checking a number of horses and ponies being grazed on land without permission, a practice known as fly-grazing. On arrival at one of these sites, a small abandoned colt foal was found emaciated almost to the point of death. In the deep drainage ditch that ran alongside the thin strip of wasteland, his young companion lay dead in the freezing water.

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