Horse Welfare Wrap Up October 2013

Here is our monthly wrap up of news articles and other posts related to horse welfare and equine rescue, in Australia and around the world. This month the NSW bushfires saw multiple horse rescues and other animal welfare organisations working hard to help fire affected people with their horses and other animals. An amazing effort by all involved. An aerial cull of wild horses at Lake Gregory began to much outcry from advocates of sustainable and humane wild horse management. The usual happy rehoming/adoption stories are included below, with the Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Trust celebrating its 100th horse rehomed, as well as an article where Olympic medalists discuss thoroughbreds in eventing.

NSW Bushfires

oct 2013 bushfires

  • See our post “Helping Equines in NSW Bushfires ~ October 2013” for information on the organisations who volunteered their and services to evacuating and caring for horses, collecting donations and otherwise supporting fire affected horses and their owners.

Brumbies and Wild Horses

Equine Emergency Rescue

Happy adoption/rehoming stories

Horse Health

Welfare in Competition

Issues

Off The Track

International

For previous monthly “Wrap Up” posts, click here.

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