Welcome to the Hope for Horses website! This campaign group was created in February 2014 to highlight the plight of horses grazed at Fosse Park, Leicester.  The circumstances surrounding these horses prove the UK equine welfare and passport laws are…

Worried About A Horse?

What to do if you find an equine in trouble The following information has been copied from the British Horse Society: Our team of over 200 volunteer Welfare Officers are spread throughout the UK and can investigate reports of equine welfare concerns….

Who We Are

We are a campaign group which strives for implementation of UK animal welfare law in respect of equines. Our founder is Mark Johnson, a Leicestershire farrier, who by chance discovered a little mare dying from neglect in appalling circumstances. He made…



Petition Packs

CAN YOU HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE? We  some petition packs for emailing out , for you  to distribution to local shops, tack shops, clubs etc. They contain flyers, petition sheets and literature. If everyone following gets 50 signatures we will have thousands…

Signing Event

If anyone is organising a petition signing or awareness session at a show or public event of some kind, please feel free to let us know about it & send in some photos too ! It’s great to hear what…



Come & See US @ Your House Live@ STALL 456 ( opposite Equissage, on the corner)  this weekend a great chance to meet the small team behind Hope For Horses Campaign, and hand in your petition sheets, get a new…

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WW1 Sacrificed

  Today marks the centenary of the beginning of World War One. During the conflict the British Army deployed more than a million horses and mules including over 1,000 shipped from North America. They provided the backbone to vast logistical…

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DEFRA To Introduce New Centeralised Database

UK to Introduce Central Equine Database after Endorsement of Tougher EU Laws in Wake of Horse Meat Scandal 15/09/2014 The UK is to establish a much needed new central equine database as part of a more robust – and enforceable…

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