The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead horse was dumped in a field in Nottinghamshire.

The brown female horse was found by a member of the public in Manor Lane, Shelford, on Sunday last week (26 March). There is no CCTV in the area and no one witnessed the horse being dumped.

RSPCA inspector Kristy Ludlam said: “It would appear that the horse was dragged from a transporter and dumped in the field. At this stage we do … Continue reading…

Torfaen County Borough Council has become the latest Local Authority in Wales to implement a ban on the use of sky lanterns on their land.

After discussions with RSPCA Cymru, the Council has taken moves to ban the objects, which can have deadly consequences for animals and their welfare.

Torfaen are the 16th Council in Wales to take this action – meaning a complete ban across Wales’ Local Authority land is a step closer. Sky lanterns can be ingested by … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young, poorly foal covered in faeces was found straying in Rugby.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Saturday 18 February by a woman who found the young colt in Millers Lane, in Monks Kirby, Rugby, after he nearly got hit by a vehicle while straying on the road.

The horse, thought to be around six months old, was underweight, lethargic, in poor body condition and had an infection on his genitals … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of an emaciated horse was dumped in a Shropshire village.

The female horse, thought to be aged around a year old, was found by a shocked member of the public on Saturday (18 February) at the side of the B4364, in Cleobury North.

RSPCA inspector Dave McCartney, who is investigating, said: “The horse was clearly in a bad way when she was dumped. As she was not microchipped, we don’t know … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a horse was left for dead in freezing conditions in a Leicestershire country lane.

The white piebald mare was dumped overnight on Saturday (21 January) in a field in Uppingham Road, in Skeffington. When she was found by a dog-walker the following morning, frost had already formed on her mane.

The RSPCA and a local vet was called. Sadly, the horse, thought to be around 12 years old, was put to sleep by the vet … Continue reading…