A horse found abandoned in South London at just a few months old has made an amazing transformation and is enjoying a new lease of life as a companion for young racehorses with her Suffolk rehomers, the Southcott family.
When World Horse Welfare Field Officer Nick White first visited Polaris in January 2016, he found her in fly-grazing in a field on Purley Way in Croydon with one other young foal and a mare in poor condition.
The Princess Royal to be honoured at the Longines Ladies Awards 2016
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, is to be presented with the prestigious Longines Ladies Awards which takes place at The Natural History Museum, London, on Monday 13th June 2016.
The Longines Ladies Awards celebrates women who have consistently achieved at the highest level within the equestrian world and made a significant contribution to the equestrian industry through their work. Previous winners of the highly respected award include Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Al Hussein, Sylvie Robert, Criquette Head-Maarek, Jing Li, Bo Derek, Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Athina Onassis de Miranda and Sophie Thalmann.
Are you a dedicated rider who would benefit from funding towards extra training? Do you know a deserving charity that is need of specialist equipment? Are you or is someone you know embarking on an equestrian course and would like a helping hand? Would you like to recognise your equine physiotherapist or farrier who has gone beyond the norm for your horse? Then make sure you nominate for the bursary.
Disabled horse riders in UK and Africa say ‘Hats off’ to players of People’s Postcode Lottery and British Airways.
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) in the UK has helped its sister charity in Africa with a donation of new safety hats. The hats have replaced older models that RDA Kenya was struggling to afford to update.
Go Fit Yourself for Sport Relief in the South East
Bust the post-Christmas blues and get fit for fun in 2016
Sport Relief is calling on the people of the South East to step away from the stuffing, reject those spare sprouts and start the New Year as they mean to go on by signing up for the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games, taking place on Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March 2016.
Supreme Champion Pony and Rehomer Beat the Odds Together
World Horse Welfare Hercules crowned Supreme Champion in charity’s annual Rehomed Horse of the Year Awards
Rescue pony, World Horse Welfare Hercules has been crowned Supreme Champion in the charity’s annual Rehomed Horse of the Year Awards thanks to his incredible will to survive and his role in helping his rehomer, Alison overcome breast cancer.