Final call for nominations for the 2015 Petplan and ADCH Charity Awards

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Deadline for nominations for the Petplan and ADCH Charity Awards is 13th February 2015

There is less than a week to go before nominations close for the Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Awards. With animal welfare at its heart UK’s leading specialist insurer Petplan works with over 1,000 animal charities throughout the UK and its equine specialist sister brand, Petplan Equine is putting out a final call to the equine community to nominate their favourite charity for the 2015 Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Awards.

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Story of the NAF Burghley Brolly

NAF Burghley Brolley 2014 – The Undercover Story

The Celebrity Talk Area at Burghley Horse Trials sponsored by NAF is a “must see” area for spectators and riders alike, hosting talks from both high profiled riders to television presenters to members of the Equestrian Industry. NAF wanted to give one lucky person the opportunity to have a memento of the event so in 2014 NAF asked that each individual who went onto the stage could sign the NAF Burghley Brolly.

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Special Online Charity Auction, Many prizes including Lessons with Olympic stars

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Hickstead Director Hosts Charity Auction

A chance to bid for Lessons with Olympic riders, and other fabulous prizes in a charity auction organised by Hickstead’s Daisy Bunn.

Hurry as auction ends on the 10th December 2014!

Hickstead Director Daisy Bunn has organised a special Christmas carol concert and charity auction to raise money in aid of research into NPDH (New Persistent Daily Headache), a cause very close to her heart.

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Commemorating the Day of Armistice with Positive News for Horse Welfare

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Commemorating the day of Armistice with positive news for horse welfare – including a unique Battlefield Centenary Tour Ride which raised £22,000 for the largest horse rescue and rehoming charity in Britain

World War One killed some ten million men, almost 800,000 of them British. But much less known was the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and 1918, with only 62,000 returning home. These forgotten heroes were remembered during one of World Horse Welfare’s 2014 Challenge Rides – a unique Battlefield Centenary Tour which took participants on a journey through significant sites of the early days of WW1.

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Nominate your favourite equine charity for the 2015 Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Awards

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Charity Begins at Petplan

Nominate your favourite equine charity for the 2015 Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Awards

With horse welfare central to its ethos, UK’s leading specialist insurer Petplan works with over 1,000 animal charities throughout the UK and its equine specialist sister brand, Petplan Equine is calling on the equine world to highlight the invaluable work of equine charities by nominating their favourite for the 2015 Petplan and ADCH Animal Charity Awards. Nominations open for the 2015 Animal Charity Awards on 3rd November, 2014.

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Urgent Appeal for New Wheels by Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

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The Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust is a small UK registered charity working in The Gambia to alleviate the suffering of working horses and donkeys and their owners.

Heather Armstrong of the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust explains the current situation on the ground in Gambia, and how the charity needs your help:

When the Wheels Stop Turning, So Does Our World!

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Photo: The GHDT Staff Team with one of the vehicles which is currently out of service.

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New Marlborough Downs Horse-Drawn Driving Route Opens

General Sir Mike Jackson declares new Marlborough Downs horse-drawn driving route open.

Former Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, General Sir Mike Jackson declared open a new horse-drawn driving route across the Marlborough Downs on behalf of the Kennet Valley Carriage Driving Group (KVCDG) Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) on 2nd September 2014.

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3,000 Horse and Pony Owners Needed In Fight against Laminitis

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3,000 Horse & Pony Owners Needed To Participate In Fight against Laminitis

More than 3,000 horse and pony owners are needed to collaborate on a new web-based research project, named ‘CARE (Creating Awareness and Reporting Evidence) about laminitis’, that aims to help all horse and pony owners reduce the threat posed by equine laminitis.

The four-year study, being undertaken by the Animal Health Trust (AHT), in partnership with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), and generously funded by World Horse Welfare, is being conducted by PhD student, Danica (Dee) Pollard, based at the AHT. It will take a closer look at management factors which may contribute to the development or recurrence of laminitis within the British horse and pony population.

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