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Swedish National Equestrian Centre Strömsholm sets example with ISO14001 certification

Pictures with permission of Strömsholm More information about Strömsholm: visit their website.

Equures, the horse industry’s commitment to sustainability

Carefully planned over the past few years and initiated in 2014 during the World Equestrian games, the EquuRES quality seal is the very first environmental program dedicated to the horse industry, in all of its segments: equestrian centers, training facilities, breeding farms, stables dedicated to competitions and racing... The “Sustainable Development” concept appeared in the late 1980s and gradually arose to encompass every type of human activity, whether economic or societal. It obviou...

Indepth article on working horses and donkeys

Reading tip: a wonderful indepth article by Stephanie L. Church, editor in chief of thehorse.com, about the working horses and donkeys and the challenges and health issues NGO's encounter. “We know that for the whole world it might be only a donkey, mule, or horse, but for the marginalized poor owner it is the whole world.”Ganesh Pande of Shramik Bharti, a Brooke India partner organization Not only does it cover the challenges in detail, featuring many specialistst on the subject, it is ...

“Love your pony love your planet” children’s book on sustainable horsekeeping

You can never start early enough to make your children aware of their responsibility to look after our planet and learn them all about sustainable horsekeeping. Love you pony love your planet is written by the experienced equine nutritionist Laura Stopper Batts. The book is written in a way that it is interesting for different age groups. From the youngest kids that can enjoy the drawings to the elder kids who can read and can learn how to take care of their ponies in a responsible ...