month : 05/2014 3 results

Introducing zero-waste horse bedding recycling

I must admit that the thought of recycling horse bedding made me frown at first. But having reviewed the information provided by the Canadian company Greenscene Agritek  (GSA), I came to the conclusion that this is a great concept that is worth to be adapted widely by the world wide equestrian community. GSA's general manager Paul Cross guides us through the world of bedding recycling. How does it work? The basic principle is simple. Wood fiber horse bedding gets collected after ...

Luxury equestrian VIP treatment at Coworth Park with a sustainable touch

Coworth Park is a luxury hotel that is part of the Dorchester Collection, a hotel group with hotels in the UK, Europe and the United States. Coworth Park is not just a luxury hotel, it is the only UK hotel with its own polo fields. The hotel recently expanded their equestrian offers to equestrians of all ages and various disciplines. The stables at the estate are run in an eco-conscious way. We were lucky to steal some of Bonnie Savin, the equestrian manager’s time to talk us through the ...

Equine welfare on European Commission agenda

Eurogroup for Animals welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to hold its first ever equine expert meeting in Brussels on 7 May 2014. The meeting will gather experts from across European Member States to explore the state of play on equine welfare across Europe and the role of regulation. Currently there is no specific EU legislation in place to safeguard the welfare of Europe’s equines despite the contribution of equine industry to Europe’s economies. The meeting will also ...