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Equus film festival raises environmental awareness

The first ever New York film festival dedicated entirely to horses will take place from November 21 to 22. A wide range of equestrian films will be screened. One of the most interesting films on the programm must be "The horses of Fukushima".   It tells the story of 40 horses close to the Fukushima nuclear plant. As a horse lover this film will reach straight into your hart. After reading about the film on the German blog PferdKultur and after watching the trailer I immediately ...

First CO2 neutral equestrian accommodation in The Netherlands

When Greetje Hakvoort and her partner Arien bought the large equestrian accommodation in Kootwijkerbroek in The Netherlands it had been empty for several years. They started renovating the buildings and the 6 hotel rooms. Part of the renovation plan was to reduce the enormous gas bills that took up a large part of the budget. By placing a bio mass heater, fueled by wood chips, they achieved a considerable gas reduction leading to an (almost) CO2 neutral location. To further enhance the sustai...