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Fireman Ham moves to pastures new

A 14-stone pig rescued by welfare charity HorseWorld has retired from his job working with Avon Fire & Rescue Service this week and moved to a farm with other pigs where he can relax and enjoy a well earned retirement.

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Computer donated by Intel to benefit Discovery students

Intel in Swindon have kindly donated a laptop to the young people who attend Discovery courses run by animal welfare charity, HorseWorld.

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Eight-year-old Alfie has made a Shire-sized cycle of 35 miles for charity!

Beginning at Wadworth Brewery in Devizes and ending at HorseWorld, Whitchurch, Alfie Waker at only 8 years old cycled 35 miles on Sunday 19th May and did it all for charity!...

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Pony found at a bus stop is on journey to recovery

Onlookers were astonished to see a rather unusual commuter waiting patiently at a bus stop near Bristol's busy city centre on Monday 28th October. A small, grey Shetland pony stallion had been abandoned, tied to the bus stop on the bustling street. Now re...

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Bus stop Buster is looking for a home

A Shetland pony found tied to a city centre bus stop is now looking for a family to call his own.

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Horses are my saviour - How rescued horses rescued Richard

Bristol charity, HorseWorld Trust, helps 21 year-old Richard face his fears and beat his self-harming issues and depression by offering him a place where he feels safe and at ease. Richard who used to self harm and wouldn't leave the safety of his home no...

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Youngster is nominated for 'Animal Hero Award' for his fundraising efforts for HorseWorld

Eight-year old Alfie Waker is no stranger to publicity and on Thursday 28th November, Alfie and his family took the trip to London for a special awards ceremony.

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Wiltshire based company Animal Friend's Insurance donate £20,000 to Bristol Charity HorseWorld

Animal Friends Insurance, one of the UK's largest pet insurers, has decided to celebrate the Christmas festivities by making two huge donations totaling £20,000 to Bristol-based equine charity, HorseWorld Trust.

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Sad day as HorseWorld considers closure of visitor centre after planning refusal

The board of trustees at leading equine charity HorseWorld has announced it may be forced to close its Whitchurch visitor centre.

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HorseWorld help young people to 'Discover' their future

Josh a 16 year old from Bristol is living proof that by bringing horses together with vulnerable young people lives can really be changed.

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Shock as over 100 suffering horses put to sleep and a further 300 rescued

Charities joined forces and worked side-by-side to safeguard the future welfare of more than 400 horses at a location between Bridgend and Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan this week.

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"A student-a-day" landmark reached as Discovery's popularity soars

As 2012 ends, staff at a leading Bristol-based animal welfare charity celebrate having doubled the number of students attending Discovery: a ground-breaking project which uses horses to help young people with emotional, behavioural and learning issues.

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Cheers to Wadworth as they donate £3,000 to support HorseWorld

On Tuesday 3rd December HorseWorld Managing Director Mark Owen was handed a cheque for £3,000 from Charles Bartholomew, the Chairman and Managing Director of the brewery which opened in 1875.

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Record Numbers of Visitors Show Support for Charity at Christmas Carol Concert

What a wonderful way to spread festive cheer, singing loud for all to hear. HorseWorld's annual Carol Service raised spirits and vital funds for the 61st year running.

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Local council Vice Chairman honours young people with special awards

Bath & North East Somerset Vice-Chairman Cllr Rob Appleyard visited HorseWorld to congratulate the latest group of young people to successfully complete a ground-breaking course which uses horses to help young people, some of whom have emotional, behaviou...

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