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Supporters go above and beyond to help Shire horse with no tail

​Last month, horse rescue charity, HorseWorld appealed to their supporters for help buying a special fly rug for a very large Shire horse that the charity had rescued.

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1,300 people visit horse rescue centre for special Charity Open Day

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Young cob rescued from neglect is ready to find a home

A young cob who was rescued in 2013 with maggots in his hooves is now fit, healthy and ready to find a home.

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Rescued Shire Horse needs a special rug

Dime is a Shire horse who was rescued in November 2017. She has no tail and therefore cannot get rid of the flies during the summer months. We are trying to raise £70 to buy her a special fly rug.

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Rescued Shetland gives birth to tiny foal

On the morning of Saturday 21st April, Beauty, a miniature Shetland pony at HorseWorld gave birth to a beautiful filly foal.

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Gentle Giants meet their supporters

Horse rescue charity HorseWorld were recently paid a visit by supporter, Sarah Pitt and her husband, Dave Parkinson who made a large donation towards the rehabilitation of three heavy horses that the charity rescued in November.

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April's Open Day cancelled

HorseWorld have had to cancel the April charity Open Day on Saturday 14th April due to the relentless rain and wet ground conditions. The Bristol-based charity were hoping to hold the first of four Open Days this year where visitors could enter for free...

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Sweet Itch - Not so sweet for the horses

Sweet Itch is anything but sweet. Here at HorseWorld we are starting to treat our horses and ponies that are allergic to midge saliva.

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PCSO honoured in awards ceremony for her contribution to Equine Welfare

A Bristol PCSO has been honoured by Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Chief Constable for her remarkable contribution to Equine Welfare.

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Rescued horses prove ‘Poplar’ with students.

Animal welfare charity, HorseWorld recently had a visit from a group of students with special educational needs who had organised an event to raise funds for the rescued horses.

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Young HorseWorld supporter gives up birthday gifts to raise funds for charity

Staff and volunteers at Bristol-based horse rescue charity, HorseWorld were thrilled to meet 9-year-old Venice Winstone who visited to present £125 that she’d raised by declining birthday presents in favour of charity donations. Venice and her Mum, Roman...

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Peeta - The young horse born with the odds stacked against him.

The fight to save a young abandoned pony.

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An inspirational visitor for HorseWorld

An animal rescue centre in Bristol had a visit from an inspirational lady. Sarah Williams visited HorseWorld to present a cheque for £100 towards HorseWorld’s rescue work and Discovery Courses.

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Charity rock concert raises funds for new facilities to help disadvantaged children.

A new workspace for vulnerable children has been created after a charity rock concert raised the funds to make it possible.

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Valentines Fundraiser in aid of HorseWorld proves popular in Bath.

A Holistic and Wellbeing Fayre proved to be very popular with visitors and a fantastic attraction in Bath city centre earlier this month.

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How My Favourite Voucher Codes Helped Horses in Need

In May of 2017, you might remember we were a part of the charity poll over at My Favourite Voucher Codes. Every month they put on a charity poll, where they include three charities who compete to win 20% of their profits for the month.

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Holistic & Wellbeing Fayre and Evening Concert for HorseWorld

Lady Anara Durand, a supporter of HorseWorld is holding a Holistic Wellbeing Fayre fundraiser with holistic therapists, psychics and craft stalls on Saturday 10 February 2018 at The Guildhall in Bath.

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Peeta's Battle - Our fight to save young horse.

In September 2016, rescue charity, HorseWorld was called out to an industrial area of Avonmouth, Bristol to collect three abandoned horses. We believe they were abandoned simply because they were not a desirable colour to breed from.

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Bingo, a child's best friend

Many horses and ponies rescued by HorseWorld go on to find loving loan homes after completing their rehabilitation but some stay as residents to work with children in a program of Discovery courses which support vulnerable young people through an innovat...

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HorseWorld calls out for votes to bag a share of bag fund

HorseWorld is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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19 Shire Horses Rescued

A herd of 19 abandoned Shire Horses are now safe after six welfare charities step forward to rescue them.

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World famous Horse Whisperers visit HorseWorld Charity Open Day and new foal is named by HorseWorld supporters.

Rescue charity, HorseWorld held their last Open Day of the year on Saturday and supporters were treated to a demonstration by the world-famous Horse Whisperer, Monty Roberts and his UK protégé, Kelly Marks.

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Join us for a special weekend at Gatcombe

HorseWorld will be making an appearance at The Festival of British Eventing which takes place at Gatcombe Park over the weekend of 4th – 6th August. This beautiful setting is the spectacular home of the Princess Royal and...

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Horse rescue charity opens its doors to supporters for special Open Day

Horse rescue charity, HorseWorld held a special Charity Open Day on Saturday 24th June, inviting supporters to see behind the scenes of the busy working rescue centre and meet some of the rescued horses.

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"Thanks a Ton!" Rescue charity, HorseWorld receives a donation of a new weighbridge

​HorseWorld were in desperate need of a new weighbridge, a piece of equipment to accurately measure the weight of a horse. Horse and pet insurance company, Animal Friends stepped in to help buy the expensive piece of kit after the old weighbridge had fai...

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A second chance for Chance

In January, horse rescue charity, HorseWorld was called to take in a young stallion known as Chance that had been grazed on areas of council land including public parks and recreation areas in Knowle, Bristol.

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Horse rescued from treacherous mud flats in Avonmouth is named Sapphire in honour of HorseWorld's 65th year

HorseWorld were alerted to the plight of a horse who had apparently been abandoned on land on the edge of the River Severn in Avonmouth at the end February this year.

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Minty's Surprise

On 6th September 2016, HorseWorld were called to assist the Police and Fire Service in the rescue of a mare found stuck under a trailer. Now recovered, Minty has given birth to a healthy foal!...

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HorseWorld supporter organises 'Rock 4 Charity' concert on The Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare

HorseWorld supporter Darren Sims aka ‘Daz’ has organised a ‘Rock 4 Charity’ concert to raise funds for the Bristol based animal welfare charity who rescue, rehabilitate and rehome, horses, ponies and donkeys in need.

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Lansdown Place Wealth Management visit HorseWorld's Discovery Courses

Animal rescue charity, HorseWorld welcomed two members of staff from Lansdown Place Wealth Management Ltd who came to present a cheque for £500 last week.

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Horse rescue charity volunteer awarded Ambassador Status by legendary horse whisperer, Monty Roberts

A volunteer at Bristol-based horse rescue charity, HorseWorld has received an award for 44 years’ service. Lin Horwood who has been working with rescued horses at the charity’s farm in Whitchurch since she was 11 years old, was delighted to be presented...

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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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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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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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HorseWorld's project for young people with physical or emotional disorders celebrates opening of new office base

Staff at a leading Bristol-based animal welfare charity are celebrating the opening of new office facilities housing a ground-breaking pilot project which employs horses to help young people with emotional, behavioural and learning issues.

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