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From February until August 2020 AHS has officially killed 600 horses and caused more than 15 outbreak areas in the country.
Outbreak of the deadly African Horse Sickness (AHS) in Thailand
3 September 2020
Congrats on our Greek member organisation Ippothesis: for the first time equine slaughter is banned by law in Greece!
The slaughter of equidae is now prohibited by law in Greece
10 August 2020
That was the main take home message from the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Animal Welfare and Conservation meeting of 14 July dedicated to the Role of the Third Sector during Crisis and Recovery: Case of COVID-19 and Equine Welfare Charities.
COVID-19: NGO sector and its 28.3 million of workers deserve a targeted help at the EU and national levels
27 July 2020
World Horse Welfare intensified its international work amid the COVID-19 crisis. International projects with working horses, donkeys and mules around the world have adapted to deal with the impact of this pandemic.
International equine welfare projects adapt to protect horses through the pandemic
4 May 2020
New legislation in Chicago will prohibit the city from issuing licenses to operators of horse-drawn carriage businesses there.
Chicago considers ordinance to ban horse-drawn carriages
28 April 2020
In France horse owners can go to equestrian centers to help feed and care for their animals starting from April 24 2020.
COVID-19: Horse owners in France can care for their horses again
28 April 2020
Our member Panhellenic Equine Welfare Society member, Ippothesis launched an European Parliament petition on lack of equidae traceability because of EU law breach by Greek authorities
PETITION: Greek authorities breach the EU law when it comes to equidae traceability
27 April 2020
Thailand, already battling the spread of coronavirus, is now contending with another deadly viral outbreak—in horses
Thailand scrambles to contain major outbreak of horse-killing virus
26 April 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and Cooperatives has banned the slaughter of donkeys in the country.
Kenya: Government bans slaughter of donkeys
28 February 2020
Estimates by the Kenya Agricultural and Research Organisation (KALRO) indicate that, in the last three years, over 350 000 donkeys have been slaughtered in the country.
East African donkey farmers ask Kenya to ban donkey trade
27 November 2019
He’s just a baby, but he can still learn important tasks like leading. According to Australian and New Zealand researchers, though, he’ll need a day off about every two or three days.
Research finds young foals in halter training need frequent days off
14 November 2019
Tens of thousands of wild horses and burros are ranging over federal land in the West, three times what the land can support, and the agency says its efforts to manage the herd are increasingly coming up short.
On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, wild horses are an asset, not a headache
12 November 2019