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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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A donkey who paints! Rescued donkey wields paintbrush to help celebrate charity's 60th

Original news release was published Sep 2012 A rescued donkey has been showing off an unusual and special talent - painting. And hundreds of thousands of shoppers had the chance to view the results of her creative flair for themselves, in Bristol's Cabot...

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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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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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