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Palace House to benefit from £250,000 Heritage Lottery Funding

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House is delighted at the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) that it has been awarded a £250,000 National Lottery grant from HLF’s Resilient Heritage programme. Designed to strengthen organisations and build the capacity of staff and volunteers to better manage heritage in…

Euston Park to host Endurance Championships 2019

The FEI Bureau has confirmed that the FEI European Endurance Championship 2019 will take place at Great Britain’s 200-acre Euston Park venue, set in Thetford Forest from the 15th to 18th August 2019. Hosting the European Championships will present a unique opportunity for the sport of endurance riding in Great Britain and the Championship Organisers, HPower Endurance. EGB is confident…

Horse left with neurological problems after storm is restored to health

A horse that was left with severe neurological issues after an electrical storm is now being ridden again thanks to a therapy and rehabilitation programme by Writtle University College students. Euthanasia had been considered for Pride after she suffered neurological damage following a fall during the storm in July 2017, as well as a tendon…

Rescued Shire horse with no tail needs a special rug

In November last year, horse rescue charity HorseWorld teamed up with five other equine rescue organisations to rescue a large group of abandoned Shire horses. During the 15-hour rescue operation, all 19 horses were successfully removed and taken into the care of the charities. Three of them were taken back to HorseWorld. An elderly mare…

Abandoned fly grazing cob qualifies for Hickstead Royal International

Blue Cross Jack has metamorphosed from a shaggy young stallion into a showing supremo. The striking black and white cob was taken in by Blue Cross when he was found abandoned and three years on he has qualified for the Hickstead Royal International Horse Show. Jack, who was originally called Chap by Blue Cross, was…

Love Island star lends horse sanctuary a helping hoof!

Redwings Horse Sanctuary welcomed Love Island’s Jonny Mitchell to the charity’s Ada Cole visitor centre in Essex. On the same day that the ITV2 programme won the Best Reality award at the 2018 television BAFTAs, former star Jonny Mitchell was joining in the festivities at rescue donkey Del Boy’s 16th birthday party at Redwings Ada…

Survey reveals horse owners are still struggling with worm control

Zoetis Inc. announced that results from the latest National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) show that some horse owners are still not up to speed with best worming practice. More than a third of survey respondents don’t carry out faecal worm egg counts (FWECs) at all, while of those that do only 25% do so at…