Locking up your Children

This week, a study by Nottingham Trent University (UK) reached the mainstream British media. The study told us nothing new – but it did manage, with this media coverage, to suddenly reach a much wider audience. Essentially it was a study into the well-being of horses and the effects of stabling.

The study showed that […]

Ban on Stabling Horses in the Netherlands

In a public ordnance dated 5 June 2014, published in “Het Staatsblad van het Koninkrijk de Nederlanden” issue 210, year 2014, is a clearly defined ban on the keeping of horse in stables or boxes.

Specifically:

Article 1.6 The Keeping of Animals

1. An animal’s freedom of movement may not be restricted in such […]

Jackets – part 3

I’ve just been to what can only be described as a well run, well kept, tidy riding stable. It’s not big – only a dozen horses or so – which obviously helps keep the neat appearance, but the buildings are in excellent condition and the whole accomodation is well protected against the elements.

Imagine then, […]