Lara learning to love life with your help

More than £8,000 raised for emaciated horse found on Essex hillside

An emaciated horse found on a dark Harlow hillside is getting stronger every day and an appeal to help her has already raised an amazing £8,200, with more than 480 people donating.

 

The RSPCA appealed for information after Lara, a red and white mare was found a month ago (14 April).

 

Lara was discovered just 40 miles from where … Continue reading…

 

RSPCA welcomes passing of ‘Fly-grazing’ Bill into law

Charity receiving thousands of calls per year hopes legislation will help

 

The RSPCA, which receives more than 22,000 calls every year about horse welfare, is pleased that the Control of Horses Bill will become law before the General Election.

 

Along with other welfare charities and countryside and farming organisations the RSPCA welcomes the passing of the Bill by the House of Lords today (18 March).

The new law will … Continue reading…

RSPCA needs Homes for Horses as number rescued in Wales increases 500%

 

Embargoed until Thursday June 26 2014

The RSPCA has launched a campaign to find homes for a record number of abused, neglected and abandoned horses and ponies.

 

Charities, including the RSPCA, are in the grip of an equine crisis as falling horse prices over the past five years, combined with rising feed and care costs, have led to thousands of horses being neglected, dumped and in … Continue reading…

15.11.13

Four of our rescue horses found new homes at Your Horse Live last weekend (9 and 10 November) when we took horses and ponies to the event for the first time.

We took four animals from our Gonsal Farm Equine Centre near Shrewsbury to the event at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  Our equine officers spent two very busy days answering enquiries and providing information at the Norbrook Rescue Village, alongside other equine charities.

Two of the horses that charmed visitors … Continue reading…