Thank you to Jane Badger for this video of a speaker at the World Horse Welfare Conference, 2012. John Grant was raised as a traveller and now works as an RSPCA inspector. He talks about traveller culture and horses, from pride to fly grazing.
Vale of Glamorgan council are moving faster now, perhaps in light of the episode in which forty horses were left to trash Woodland Trust land. Sixty horses dumped on land near Cardiff Airport have been rehomed via charities like Redwings, Horse World and the Bransby Home of Rest for Horses. The BBC reports: … as […]
The BBC reports on a herd of forty cobs dumped on a conservation area in the Vale of Glamorgan and left to decimate the grazing and starve to death. The police cannot get involved as this is a “civil matter” and the villagers have explored every legal avenue, so the horses will probably be destroyed. […]