Posted by ERF on Sep 20, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Report on fatal horse injury at an Endurance GB race ride event 1 August 2015
(by Angela Corner)
There has been much scandal surrounding the sport of endurance riding in the last few years, multiple cases of horse doping, cheating, rule breaking and horse fatalities culminating in the FEI taking the unprecedented step of suspending an entire Nation (the UAE) from international competition. This...
Posted by ERF on Sep 11, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
France has reported two outbreaks of WNV in horses in the Bouches du Rhone region (OIE, 2015; see map). In one case, a three year old Lusitano horse exhibited neurological signs on August the 11th and was humanely destroyed on the 19th August. Of the sixty horses remaining at the premises, two more are showing suspect clinical signs...
Posted by ERF on Sep 1, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
A huge thanks to Angela Corner for her effort in detailing in italics the frankly incredible statistics below.
This is the link to the FEI results of The President’s Cup 13 Feb 2015 she discusses, clearly showing the disqualifications.
Posted by ERF on Aug 26, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Brandy and Phoebus have joined their new friend Princess in a wonderful new setting!
We know that their previous guardian was desperately sad to see them go, but we are absolutely sure she will be happy when she sees the photos of them in their new...
Posted by ERF on Aug 20, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Just a quick update to let everyone see the very gorgeous pair happily settled!
We remember picking Titos up as a tiny wee donkey from a very unpleasant dealer’s yard a few years ago, you can find the story HERE
We wish Titos and Teddy all the best in their new home, and we’re sure they will be showered with love and...
Posted by ERF on Aug 4, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Hugo’s guardians have very kindly sent us an update on him, with some photos included.
Hugo has been an ERF horse since the very beginning, and when his first guardians had to give him up a few years ago, he was rehomed directly to Katy and her Mum. He has a lovely home where he has the life suited to his...
Posted by ERF on Jul 29, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
We’re sad to say that after a change in her guardian’s circumstances, the very gorgeous girlie Brandy is looking for a new home.
She has lived with her companion Phoebus for several years now, and whilst Phoebus isn’t an ERF donkey, we would like if possible for them to be rehomed together as...
Posted by ERF on Jul 5, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
We at ERF are over the moon to be able to reveal that the Hope Association has shown faith in us, and has given us a brilliantly generous donation from their fundraising efforts. This was completely out of the blue and we can’t begin to express how much it has meant to us to have recognition for what we do, and financial support to help us continue. We work so hard...
Posted by ERF on Jul 4, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
ERF is very grateful to Australian Vet and Endurance Rider, Anna Erickson, for allowing us to reproduce her comment on Endurance riding from her perspective.
This is even more significant as news is filtering through from the Middle East that various UAE Endurance Stables are insisting that the FEI has...
Posted by ERF on May 31, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Shivers is a frustrating and miserable condition for horses, and this article is fascination and well worth reading.
Lets hope the research done here can go some way to providing help for those unfortunate to be affected by it.
There is video evidence here of how severe this problem can...
Posted by ERF on May 11, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
It’s a while since we had time to attend a market, and as Chénérailles was needing looked, at we went.
We were surprised to see big lorries from all over France for such a small market – Haute-Saône, Deux-Sèvres, Aude, Cantal, Vienne, Savoie and the Ardèche, and all commercial meat dealers. There appeared to be Portuguese...
Posted by ERF on May 3, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Equine Rescue France would like to say a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed and donated at our recent Facebook auction!
We have raised a massive 780€, which is excellent news and we are so excited to be able to tell you how this funding has helped our cause.
So here’s a brief summary of our recent expenses,...
Posted by ERF on May 1, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
Grace’s guardians have sent us some photographs of her, and an update – it’s just brilliant, and we are so pleased Grace has finally got such a fabulous home!
I’m just going to quote what was said in the email because it’s great news!
After weeks of patience and hard work we...
Posted by ERF on Apr 9, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
An open statement from Marc van den Dungen, who resigned from the Technical Committee of the KNHS ( Dutch National Equestrian Federation) last year because of concerns over horse welfare in the UAE. His words below remain unaltered.
Doping and the Dutch Elite Endurance Team
I know, many people no longer want to hear the negative news and now prefer to only receive the...
Posted by ERF on Apr 8, 2015 in Association News | 0 comments
These photos are from last spring and Summer, don’t they look wonderful?!
Molly and Merlin, after a couple of false starts have settled very happily into their new home, having been there since 2012.
Before this, we had the unfortunate experience of a guardian trimming their feet by himself despite it being stated in the contract that was not...