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NEWC welcomes British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association (BARTA) as new members

We are very happy to welcome British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association (BARTA) as new members of NEWC! BARTA provide advice, direction, training and accreditation for those involved in the rescue and trauma care of animals to maintain professional standards and competencies. BARTA’s primary objectives are to safeguard the public and emergency responders and to improve […]
May 2, 2021
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Equine Charities Forge New Welfare Partnership with Farriers

The Horse Trust and Redwings Horse Sanctuary have united to create an online course for farriers on Equine Welfare and Legislation, as part of their ongoing commitment to improving the lives of equines in the UK. Farriers are sometimes the only equine professionals to come into contact with owners of equines whose welfare is compromised. […]
May 2, 2021
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National Equine Welfare Council Appoints New President

The National Equine Welfare Council has appointed a new president following the retirement of former president, Dr Harry Greenway. NEWC is delighted to announce that Dr David Marlin PhD has accepted their invitation to take on the role for a three-year period. David is an internationally renowned equine physiologist and biochemist with over 25 years of experience […]
May 2, 2021
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Newly published Welsh Govt. CoP for Animal Welfare Establishments

The Welsh Government has published its Code of Practice for animal welfare establishments across Wales. The Code was developed by the Animal Welfare Network for Wales (AWNW) with support & input from Welsh Government officials and using the NEWC Code of Practice as its basis. The Code explains what animal welfare establishments need to do to meet […]
May 2, 2021
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Learned Helplessness in Horses

This article is a worthwhile 5-minute read - how to identify and prevent 'learned helplessness' in horses and ponies - with comment from NEWC Director, Dr Carol Hall. The Slippery Slope to Learned Helplessness in Horses – The Horse
May 2, 2021
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Munchkins Miniature Shetland Rescue Welcomed as Members of NEWC

We are pleased to announce that Munchkins Miniature Shetland Rescue has joined NEWC as new members. Munchkins were established in 2014 and specialise in the rescue and rehabilitation of miniature Shetland ponies. They currently rehome ponies within a 30-50 mile radius of their centre in East Devon on a long term loan basis. Find out […]
May 2, 2021
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Please help us avoid a horse welfare catastrophe – RSPCA (England and Wales) blog by NEWC Director, Dr Mark Kennedy

Dr Mark Kennedy, NEWC Director and RSPCA Senior Scientific Manager for Equines, has written a blog about the 'horse crisis' explaining how we got here, the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, and what can be done to help! Read more here: RSPCA blog - The Horse Crisis
May 2, 2021
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NEWC Welcomes New Member - Here4Horses

NEWC are delighted to welcome Here4Horses as new members of NEWC. Here4Horses is an equine charity based in the North East of England primarily focusing on rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming. They are committed to securing better lives for horses and ponies by offering refuge and rehabilitation to equines in distress and in delivering training – […]
May 2, 2021
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SSPCA Welcomed as Members of NEWC

We are delighted to welcome the Scottish SPCA as new members of NEWC! The Scottish SPCA are Scotland’s animal welfare charity and have been on-hand to protect animals and prevent cruelty for 180 years. Over almost two centuries, they have grown to become a national charity that celebrates the strength of the human-animal bond and […]
May 2, 2021
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NEWC Welcomes New Member - Shy Lowen

We are excited to welcome Shy Lowen Horse & Pony Sanctuary as new members of NEWC. Shy Lowen is an equine rescue and rehoming sanctuary based in Liverpool. With a strong focus on education, they became a registered charity in 2008, working to provide a safe haven, care and rehabilitation for equines in need. Many […]
May 2, 2021
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