Compulsory microchipping

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) announced on 25th June new legislation that will, subject to parliamentary approval, come into force from the 1st October 2018 that requires all domesticated horses, ponies and donkeys to be registered on a Central Equine Database and microchipped by October 2020.  If horse owners do not [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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By | March 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

RSPCA called to a horse dumping in Yorkshire

An article on the Horsemart website describes how in the last few days the RSPCA have been called after a young mare was found tied to a fence near a busy road in Yorkshire. The inspectors for the RSPCA who discovered the mare at the scene believe that the horse was also seriously neglected before [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Enforcing the Animal Welfare Act 2006

Parliament's recommendation released 9 days ago states "paragraph 35 - ...that the government place a statutory duty on local authorities to enforce the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The government must ensure that appropriate resources are made available to local authorities to support them in this extension of their statutory duties." Please, if you haven't already, [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments