Project information

Drawing the Line on Indiscriminate Breeding

Help us stop suffering before it starts…
campaign to encourage horse owners to ‘Think Before You Breed’. Our aim is to ensure that, through increased awareness and castration programmes, fewer poor quality foals are born and subjected to an uncertain, and often unpleasant, future.

Ongoing

Charity information: The British Horse Society

The British Horse Society
  • Need

    Need

    As one of the UK’s leading horse welfare charities, The British Horse Society takes the view that most of the equestrian welfare problems in this country can be traced back to one cause: we simply have more horses and ponies than we have experienced and knowledgeable people to care for them. In recent years there have been great efforts to address similar problems in our cat and dog populations and now The British Horse Society believes it is time to take action and tackle these problems now.

    Solution

    Our aim is to ensure that, through increased awareness and castration programmes, fewer poor quality foals are born and subjected to an uncertain, and often unpleasant, future. We feel strongly that taking preventative action now is far better than waiting to pick up the pieces.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To "Draw a Line" on the indiscriminate breeding and unnecessary suffering of equines

    Activities

    » Castration Programmes
    » Increased Awareness
    » Education
    » Charity Auction & Fundraising

    Success will be...
    Seeing the stop of uneccesary suffering, overbreeding and overpopulating of equines.


  • Impact

    Impact

    This project will ultimately help to bring around a huge decline in the number of equine welfare cases. This success will be demonstrated through the actual number of cases that our officers have to deal with, and also what everyone hears about in the news.

    Risk

    The BHS is the only leading equine charity that is campaigning against the issue of over-breeding through this campaign.

    Reporting

    The BHS sends out newsletters, magazines and E-Shots to all members and people who are on our mailing list. Here we can keep everyone informed on the progress of the campaign and any changes or developments.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £100,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £100,000 Aim To stop suffering
  • Background

    Location

    This projevct will take place nationwide as we aim to put a stop to suffering

    Beneficiaries

    Equines, Owners, Charities, Welfare, Horse Riders

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The BHS represents the interests of the 4.3 million people in the UK who ride or who drive horse-drawn vehicles. With its membership and that of its Affiliated Riding Clubs and Affiliated Bridleway Associations the BHS is the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Claire Ellis

    Marketing, PR & Fundraising Executive

    Lee Hackett

    Welfare, Senior Executive

    Rebecca Cardus

    Communicatios Administrator

    Emma Day

    Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications

Carl Hester helps to

Carl Hester helps to "Draw the Line"