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Horse charity appeals for life-saving eye mask to be returned

Staff at HorseWorld in Bristol are hoping that an expensive eye mask stolen from a rescued pony with eye problems will be returned. Beatty, who was rescued in 2004, has an eye condition which means that she has to wear a special mask to block UV rays and...

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Horse found collapsed, emaciated and beaten until his bones fractured is now healthy and ready to meet the public at the HorseWorld Charity Open Day on Saturday 25th June.

Twiglet, whose life has hung in the balance for many months, is now finally able to live life almost as a normal youngster. Twiglet was found collapsed and emaciated on an industrial estate in Avonmouth last August.

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Over 1,700 Visitors come to HorseWorld's Open Day

Animal rescue charity, HorseWorld held a special day where supporters could see behind the scenes of a busy working rescue centre last Saturday and meet the rescued horses. The stable yard was bustling as people came to look around HorseWorld's rehabilita...

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Rescued foal, Joey is now strong enough to meet people at HorseWorld's Charity Open Day

A seven-month-old foal, rescued in an emaciated state from a muddy ditch back in February is now fit and strong enough to meet the public.

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Abandoned and injured horses rescued after being found straying in the road. The latest victims of fly-grazing

Two young horses are recovering at rescue charity, HorseWorld after being found straying in the road. The abandoned youngsters, now known as Pilgrim and Grace were found in Avonmouth, an industrial area of Bristol along the banks of the River Severn. Luck...

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Foal rescued from freezing ditch

A five-month-old foal has been rescued from a muddy ditch and is being nursed round the clock by horse rescue charity, HorseWorld.

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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-grazin...

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From death's door to 'handsome riding horse': Buddy's pal Severn-Up is now full of fizz!

A young foal, left to die on the banks of the River Severn early in 2011, is now looking at bright future as a handsome riding horse, say animal welfare experts at HorseWorld who have nursed him back to health.

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Local council Vice Chairman honours young people with special awards

Bath & North East Somerset Vice-Chairman Cllr Rob Appleyard congratulated the latest group of young people to successfully complete a ground-breaking course which uses horses to help young people.

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New Guidance Launched on Grazing Muzzles use

HorseWorld and other equine charities have identified the need for impartial guidance on the issue of when and how to use grazing muzzles responsibly. It's a dilemma that is faced by many horse owners every year, especially now the autumn flush of grass i...

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HorseWorld calls for tougher laws on fly grazing

Equine welfare charity, HorseWorld are urging the UK government to establish effective laws to tackle the growing issue of fly grazing across the country. Plans to introduce such laws were announced by the Welsh government on 17th July, however the UK gov...

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Horse rescued from railway lines is back on track

An animal welfare charity in Bristol is currently caring for a young horse who was deliberately turned loose on a railway line. Staff at HorseWorld were called to attend to two horses straying on a railway line in Avonmouth.

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Fireman Ham makes a comeback

A pig who helps train the Avon Fire and Rescue Service has come out of retirement to make a guest appearance at one of their training sessions at animal rescue charity, HorseWorld...

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Three day old foal rescued from a ditch and given a new mum

A three-day-old foal has been rescued from a ditch and after unsuccessful attempts to reunite him with his mother, has now found a surrogate mother who is bringing him up as her own.

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Control of Horses Act receives Royal Assent

New laws to clamp down on people illegally abandoning horses has received Royal Assent, improving horse welfare standards across the country.

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