Archive for the ‘Horses’ Category

When the going gets tough on racehorse welfare

Jockeys and horses in the middle of a race © RSPCA

Every year in April, the focus of the public turns to the Grand National, but for horse racing consultant David Muir and the RSPCA equine inspectors, it is the culmination of months of advising, monitoring and working to try to get every horse through the race unscathed.

It’s safe to say that for them all, the race itself is one of the longest and most intense nine minutes to endure, watching each horse intently in the hope they make it … continue reading ››

The story of Bracken and Bramble

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Bracken and Bramble were taken into Fyrnwy Equine vets in Shropshire as the result of extreme neglect. It would take a lot of love for them to recover from their ordeal. Luckily Fyrnwy Equine Vets, RSPCA Gonsal Farm and Libby Shore gave it their all…

We’ve got Christmas all wrapped up!

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Thousands of animals don’t have a home to call their own this Christmas. Many are at risk of cruelty and neglect. However, we’ll be looking out for animals, protecting, rescuing and caring for them – and giving them all the festive fuss they deserve!