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NEWC welcomes Rescue Ranch UK as new member

Rescue Ranch UK is a registered charity established in 2018 to save and rehome abandoned and emaciated animals off the streets of Leicestershire. Rescued equines are provided with a safe, loving home at the Ranch where they can naturally recover, both physically and mentally before being educated using natural horsemanship methods and given the chance […]
July 22, 2022
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Redwings takes on world-famous Anna Sewell House

Redwings has announced that the charity has taken on Anna Sewell House – the birthplace of the Black Beauty author - in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The building is owned by a Redwings supporter and horse owner who approached Redwings about occupying the property. The biggest horse sanctuary in the UK was founded in the county […]
July 21, 2022
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Drivers encouraged to humanise horse riders and cyclists to improve road safety

Helping drivers to connect with horse riders and cyclists through personal stories could lead to safer behaviours on the road, according to research by NEWC member Nottingham Trent University (NTU), which has informed a new safety campaign from The British Horse Society (BHS). More than 340 drivers took part in a study which saw them […]
July 12, 2022
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Supporting Behaviour Change in Animal Owners - Online Course

Using Motivational Interviewing to support animal owners with behaviour change. Delivered by trainers who are experienced in Mental Health, Education and Animal Welfare Who is the course for? The course is designed for anyone working in animal health, care or welfare with direct contact with owners, and others who need to make behaviour changes for […]
July 1, 2022
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Farriers Week, 10th - 16th July 2022

NEWC member, The British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA), will be celebrating ‘Farriers Week’, which will take place this year from the 10th – 16th July. Initiated 24 years ago by the American Farriers Journal as “a time for horse owners, trainers, veterinarians and other members of the equine community to acknowledge the contributions of farriers”, the […]
June 30, 2022
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The Natural Animal Centre join NEWC as new members

We are pleased to welcome another new member to NEWC - the Natural Animal Centre! The Natural Animal Centre's mission is to 'positively influence the wellbeing of animals worldwide' and summarises their behaviour science-based approach to ethical animal behaviour modification and training. The NAC offers animal behaviour courses from introductory courses for owners, to advanced […]
June 17, 2022
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16 Welfare Awards given out at this year's Appleby Horse Fair

Sixteen ‘Best at Appleby’ welfare awards – organised by Redwings and supported by several National Equine Welfare Council members – were given out for equine health, happiness and horsemanship at this year’s Appleby Horse Fair. The annual Gypsy, Roma and Traveller gathering officially began last Thursday (9th June) and ran until Monday (13th June) in the Cumbrian […]
June 16, 2022
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NEWC welcomes The Society of Master Saddlers as new member

We are delighted to welcome The Society of Master Saddlers as a new member this week! Formed in 1966 to serve as a Trade Association for the craft retail saddler, the Society has since embraced all aspects of the Trade. Their aims are to ensure and achieve a high quality of workmanship through setting standards […]
June 16, 2022
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World Horse Welfare confirmed as research day sponsor at Hartpury ISES Conference 2022

World Horse Welfare has been announced as the headline sponsor of the research days at the upcoming International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Succeed with Science: Performance, Practice and Positive Partnerships Conference 2022, which will be held at Hartpury University from 10-12 August. World Horse Welfare has been helping horses for almost 100 years, maintaining […]
May 30, 2022
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NEWC elects Carolyn Madgwick as new Chair

Carolyn Madgwick, Director of Legislation and Enforcement at The Horse Trust, has been elected as the new Chair of NEWC. Carolyn joined NEWC as a director in 2019 and has a wealth of expertise in animal health and welfare legislation - providing legislative training and advice to organisations such as the Emergency Services, Local Authorities, […]
May 29, 2022
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