July 14, 2020
Online course for farriers

A New Partnership with Farriers

Equine charities forging new welfare partnership with online course for farriers The Horse Trust and Redwings Horse Sanctuary have united to create an online course […]
March 18, 2020
The Horse Trust Attends SEVA Congress as Lead Sponsor

The Horse Trust Attends SEVA Congress as Lead Sponsor

For the 3rd year running, The Horse Trust was the head sponsor of the Student Equine Veterinary Association (SEVA) Congress, which took place at the Royal […]
March 19, 2019
Simple but important steps to help biosecurity

Simple but important steps to help biosecurity

Uncle George here! I have a very important announcement to avoid any potential mishaps! Thankfully we managed to stay on track and open our gates […]
February 8, 2019
equine welfare online training courses

New Short Online Training Courses

As the class of 2018 became the first graduates of the Level 3 Diploma in Equine Legislation, Welfare and Field Skills to receive their Diplomas […]
November 21, 2018
Keeping horses at the right weight

Keeping horses at the right weight

Horses are no different to people, we all benefit from a healthy diet and an appropriate amount of exercise. Horses can also be prone to […]
November 20, 2018
Donkey care is vastly different to horse care

Donkey care is vastly different to horse care

Donkey care is vastly different to horse care Always give your donkeys somewhere dry to stand and if necessary, keep donkeys off pasture should it […]
January 25, 2018

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services run Equine Incidents Awareness Course

Equine Incidents Awareness Course On the 16th and 17th of January The Horse Trust welcomed Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service who ran an Equine Incidents […]
October 20, 2017

Training Rescue Services and Supporting Student Vets

Refresher training for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services At the start of the month we ran our first Horse Handling and Behaviour refresher training course […]
September 22, 2017

Knowledge and Skills – Autumn Training Programme

Knowledge and Skills Training programme Autumn 2017 18th – 20th September Level 3 Diploma in Equine Legislation, Welfare and Field Skills – Practical week In […]
August 22, 2017

Highways England Training – Yorkshire

Dealing with animals on the network: Horses loose on the road The Horse Trust, in partnership with The British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association […]
February 1, 2017

Equine behaviour modification techniques for veterinary practice

Calling all Veterinary Professionals! Enhance your skills with our BEVA approved course. The Horse Trust is once again running two courses in equine behaviour modification […]
November 4, 2016

Winter is no wonderland for our team here at The Horse Trust

As the seasons change and the cold weather starts to hit, it’s time to be more aware of the common problems that can occur with […]
October 24, 2016

Hat Hair, Don’t Care!

They may not be the latest fashion accessory, but they are there to keep you safe. Recent news articles from many event riders have urged […]
September 6, 2016

Trading in traffic for equine training

The Horse Trust recently ran the first two pilot courses for Highways England  which was an extreme success. Horses loose on road networks are a […]
August 1, 2016

The Horse Trust delivers Continuing Professional Development courses on equine behaviour modification techniques for veterinary surgeons and nurses

Following on from the success of previous courses, The Horse Trust has delivered two more one-day courses on equine behaviour modification techniques for vets and […]
December 1, 2015

The Horse Trust and Lantra Awards launch first qualification for people dealing with equine welfare concerns

The Horse Trust and Lantra Awards have launched an exciting new qualification for the equine welfare sector. The Level 3 Diploma in Equine Legislation, Welfare […]
October 5, 2015

Micro-chipping Awareness

This month we spent some time making sure all our horses are microchipped. This simple procedure ensures that all our horses easily identifiable, should they […]
July 21, 2015

Gladys, Lola and Nora assist with the donkey training for staff.

Staff at The Horse Trust have recently attended a one day training course run by The Donkey Sanctuary. This course combines the latest knowledge about […]
March 30, 2015

Stay vigilant: Warning to horse owners over atypical myopathy

National Equine Welfare Council members have joined forces to remind owners to stay vigilant against atypical myopathy this spring. With the Universite de Liege recording […]
December 3, 2014

The Horse Trust delivers first CPD course on equine behaviour modification for vets and nurses

The Horse Trust has delivered the UK’s first CPD courses on equine behaviour modification techniques for vets and veterinary nurses. The one-day courses were held […]
October 2, 2014

Equine Behaviour Modification Techniques

On the 25th and 26th November 2014 The Horse Trust will be running two new, one day CPD courses for equine veterinary surgeons and veterinary […]
April 15, 2011

Take part in educational “horse body painting” at The Horse Trust this summer!

The Horse Trust is running a variety of activities during the Summer holidays at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire, including educational horse “body painting”, demonstrations […]
April 5, 2011

Two leading horse charities help Welsh local authority inspectors get to grips with feral ponies

44 local authority inspectors from across Wales have attended training courses on horse welfare assessment to allow them to investigate complaints from the public about […]
December 2, 2010

The Horse Trust Advises Horse Owners to Purchase Wormers Responsibly

Equine welfare charity The Horse Trust is advising horse owners to only purchase wormers from suppliers that provide appropriate veterinary advice. The Horse Trust has […]