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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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Welfare and rural organisations welcome passage of 'Fly-grazing' Bill into law

The 'Control of Horses Bill' was passed yesterday and will become law before the General Election.

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Animal Friends Insurance helps HorseWorld hit Felix's campaign target with £6,000 donation

Animal Friends Insurance have donated £6,000 to HorseWorld in Bristol. This takes them over their fundraising target of £10,000 in aid of a campaign for one of their rescued foals, Felix.

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Horse rescued from shocking conditions faces a bright future

A horse rescued from terrible conditions has now found a loving home with a well respected horse trainer and is facing a bright future.

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Charity's worst surviving rescue has finally found a home

In January 2011, staff at equine rescue centre, HorseWorld worked around the clock to save the life of a young cob who arrived at the charity’s welfare department weighing just a third of his ideal body weight. Now, four years later, he is fully recovere...

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A sad goodbye to Gracie May

A popular heavy horse rescued from horrific neglect in 2001 by equine rescue charity, HorseWorld has sadly passed away in her sanctuary home this week.

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Raffle winner scoops £1,000

West Country animal rescue charity, HorseWorld presented a cheque for £1,000 to the winner of their raffle this week.

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HorseWorld's Discovery Courses rewarded in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Local horse rescue charity, HorseWorld has been awarded £1,000 in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 in Bristol.

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Charity appeals for help refurbishing rehabilitation facilities

A West Country charity is appealing for help in refurbishing facilities used to rehabilitate rescued horses. HorseWorld in Whitchurch, Bristol rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes up to 100 abandoned, neglected and mistreated horses every year. Founded i...

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Schoolgirls raise over £110 for HorseWorld by selling cakes

A group of youngsters from a Somerset primary school have raised over £110 for a West-Country horse rescue charity by selling homemade cakes.

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HorseWorld Trust confirms closure of Whitchurch Visitor Centre

HorseWorld's Whitchurch Visitor Centre sadly closed it's doors for the last time on 28th February 2014.

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