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Welfare of Horses - Your obligations

The welfare of horses is in our hands.

As horse-owners we have a legal obligation to care for our horses and ponies. But, we also have a moral obligation, not only with our own horses welfare, but also with the welfare of others.

If you have any concerns re the welfare of horses, you should report those concerns. So, who should you contact?:

If you are reporting a welfare case which you feel requires urgent veterinary attention, contact a local vet and the RSPCA.

The British Horse Society have welfare officers throughout the country, who can investigate welfare issues. Visit their website for more information: https://www.bhs.org.uk/Horse_Care/BHS_Welfare/Reporting_a_concern.aspx

Welfare concerns can be reported to the BHS Welfare department on 02476 840571 or 02476 840574. Alternatively, you can e-mail welfare@bhs.org.uk.

World Horse Welfare (formerly the ILPH) also have welfare officers who can investigate cases in your area. You can call their freephone hotline number 08000 480180.

See more on their website: http://www.worldhorsewelfare.org/contact/in-the-uk

Don't leave it - report it!

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