16.10.2018 – Conference on ‘Responsible care throughout the life of equine’

The conference will be organised by the European Horse Network, FEEVA, UECBV and World Horse Welfare. it will be hosted by Jean Arthuis MEP and Julie Girling MEP in the European Parliament on the 16 of October, from 16.30 to 19.00pm.

The event will gather professionals from across diverse sectors of the equine industry, to discuss topics on responsible breeding, securing the value of equidae and the sensitive issue of end of life.

Registration via http://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/equineconference & contact email address is equineconference@worldhorsewelfare.org. Agenda and other details of the conference will be available in September.

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14.03.2017 European parliament adopts Resolution to improve equine welfare

The International animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS congratulates Julie GIRLING, MEP, on today’s adoption of the Resolution by the European Parliament, in favour of the Initiative report on responsible ownership and care of equines aiming at enforcing legislative measures to ensure equine husbandry and welfare throughout Europe. The report includes the recommendations laid out in the study published by World Horse Welfare and Eurogroup for Animals, ‘Removing the Blinkers: the health and welfare of European Equidae in 2015’, which outlined the scope, scale and welfare challenges of the equine sector in Europe.

Access to the full Press release is available here

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MEPS urged to back plan for better equine welfare

Members of the European Parliament have been urged by Europe’s leading equine welfare organisations to back an initiative* by Julie Girling MEP (ECR, UK), paving the way for a raft of actions to dramatically improve the welfare of equines throughout the European Union.

 

Please find the whole article in here.

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