Posted by Jenny on Jan 19, 2013 in Association News | 2 comments
This SKY NEWS article is a must read for anyone who breeds indiscriminately, or passes on older or lame horses – Turner’s Abattoir, Cheshire is where many of these horses end up.
The answer is not no slaughterhouses, but more that are regularly and diligently policed by welfare bodies. This is happening because these abattoirs are inundated with more unwanted animals than they can...
Posted by Jenny on Oct 31, 2012 in Association News | 0 comments
This is the link from the Italian Horse Protection Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/notes/ihp-italian-horse-protection-association/parma-cavalli-tenuti-in-pessime-condizioni-intervento-di-ihp-e-striscia-la-notiz/530579993636934 – the rough translation is below.
It has to be the classic situation where ignorance in the end becomes ill treatment: there is no other explanation as to...
Posted by Jenny on Oct 29, 2012 in Association News | 0 comments
Yvelines is situated on the Western boundary of the Parisien region Ile -de-France. There have been three new outbreaks of EHV-1. The pin marks the centre of Yveslines, not the outbreak location.
The copy on this page is from the AHT link below.
Interim Report – October 2012 #16 (26.10.12)
Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) –...
Posted by Jenny on Jun 29, 2012 in Association News | 2 comments
Mimi is the luckiest little mule in France – after viewing her fig tree antics, Wanda (who has the gorgeous Knaven) finally succumbed to Mimi’s charms and decided she would adopt her!
We at ERF couldn’t be happier! Mimi is a very special person, and needs someone with a lot of experience who will understand and enjoy her little quirks. Wanda and Vanessa fit the bill perfectly,...
Posted by Jenny on Jun 14, 2012 in Association News | 0 comments
Yesterday, we received some photos of one of our superstars, Goliath, who has been in his home with Wanda for a few years now. I asked Wanda to write a little bit for us, and she very kindly obliged immediately, and sent us back this piece.
I’ve adopted Knaven from the ERF in february 2009, he’s a big Clydesdale, since he has been working with us and my other...
Posted by Jenny on Jun 13, 2012 in Association News | 2 comments
Ebony’s laminitis is well under control, there has been no sign of an attack, or any problems whatsoever with her feet since she arrived in January. The farrier is very happy with her progress. She has had a wolf tooth removed so is now ready to have a bit her mouth to be started for riding. Ruby will be started at the same time.
They are both still looking for their forever homes. They...