Posted by Jenny on May 7, 2010 in Horses, Welfare | 0 comments
A fascinating chiropractic study has been undertaken in two French riding schools. A worrying 74% of horses were found to have severe back problems, with only 26% with mild problems, or unaffected. About 60% of horses had problems in more than one area.
Nineteen horses were examined and assessed at work and rest, and the resulting findings then compared to the way the individual horses had been...
The beautiful Cairanne has been on our website looking for an adopter for a few months now. Although she is 22 yrs old, she is in good health and could be lightly ridden by a competent person. Being good with other horses means she would also make a very good companion for a lonely horse or as a nanny to youngsters as she has been a broodmare herself in the past.
She is papered, microchipped and...
Charity Vide Grenier
in aid of Equine Rescue France & Medecins sans Frontieres
To be held at Moulin du Lary, 17270, Cercoux
Saturday 2nd May 2-6pm
A great fun day out for all the family with refreshments available on the day
Pitches to be reserved by April 31st by contacting Christina on 05 46 04 91 77 or email@example.com
ERF would like to thank Christina (our chief fundraiser!)...
At the end of January we were alerted to a horse in dept 24 which was severely malnourished looking. The relevant authorities were immediately alerted and worked very quickly in locating an owner. It appeared that the horse was very old (thirties) and could not eat properly due to missing teeth and an abscess on the side of her face.
Yesterday, sadly the horse was spotted covered up under a...
A Republican guard got thrown from his rearing horse yesterday in the centre of Paris. The horse then proceeded to go on the run dodging traffic for 15 minutes.
Both horse and rider sustained little more than minor injuries in a situation that could have been so much worse.
You can watch the clip here.