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A horse is for life, not your convenience – charity fears winter will see more rejected horses than ever.

Staff at a leading animal welfare charity fear this winter will see them having to turn away more requests to take on animals than ever before. Bristol-based HorseWorld, which rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes animals in need, too often finds itself havi...

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Trapped, Traumatised and Terrified! Horse found trapped under a trailer is now safe and well at HorseWorld

On the evening of 6th September, horse rescue charity, HorseWorld received a phone call from the police requesting assistance with a young mare who was stuck under a trailer and in some pain and difficulty.

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Trapped, Traumatised and Terrified! Horse found trapped under a trailer is now safe and well at HorseWorld

On the evening of 6th September, horse rescue charity, HorseWorld received a phone call from the police requesting assistance with a young mare who was stuck under a trailer and in some pain and difficulty. HorseWorld's Managing Director, Mark Owen advise...

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Young horse found in the road starved, beaten and with a fractured back and neck is set to make a full recovery

A young emaciated horse estimated to be around 18 months old and the victim of an astounding act of cruelty, has been rescued by animal welfare charity, HorseWorld after they were alerted to the plight of the animal by a concerned member of the public.

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Emaciated mare and foal rescued and given a fairy tale ending at HorseWorld

Recently, HorseWorld were called to attend a very emaciated mare with a young foal in the Frampton Cotterell area of North Bristol. The filly foal was believed to be only a couple of days old and had severely deformed legs. The mare was painfully thin and...

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HorseWorld supporters take the plunge

Supporters of horse rescue charity, HorseWorld took the plunge into Portishead Marina to be rescued by a 170lb canine lifeguard on Sunday 14th August .

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Horse rescue charity wins £10,000 to help horses in need

HorseWorld, a horse rescue charity based in Bristol have won £10,000 towards the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horses, ponies and donkeys in need in a competition run by Animal Friends Pet Insurance.

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Don't throw your horse out with the bath water!

Having worked for HorseWorld for almost half of my life, one question has always continued to baffle me. How do so many wonderful animals end up in a rescue centre having had no-one to love them and no-one caring whether they live or die? Is it because fa...

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Rescued pony finds her freedom in donated life-saving mask

A rescued pony in Bristol has found her freedom again this week thanks to a company that make special eye masks for horses.

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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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Young colt rescued after heartless harness racers abandon him in the road

A young colt aged approximately 15-18 months old has been rescued by equine welfare charity HorseWorld after he was found injured and covered in harness sores on a main road through Avonmouth.

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Distressed horse forced to give birth whilst tethered by the neck

Take part in our poll about tethering on this page Catena and Salisbury look like a perfectly normal mare and foal, contented and grazing but Salisbury's entry into the world was traumatic for both mother and baby. The pair were rescued by Equine R...

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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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