The Persecution of Ben Street

Recently, barefoot trimmer Ben Street was convicted under the British Animal Welfare Act for causing unnecessary suffering to a horse. According to the prosecution, Street had over-rasped and bevelled the hooves causing pain. The prosecution was brought by the FRC (the Farriers’ Registration Council) and the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...

The Sky Cried For You

Cira *28 February 1993 †21 November 2013 With great sadness in our hearts but with the knowledge that the right moment has come, we said farewell to a wonderful companion this morning. Cira came from the race track completely broken at three years old. Trained and raced from 18 months, she was “retired” injured....

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