The World Horse Welfare annual conference took place on November 11, 2008, at the Royal Geographic Society in London, England.
Over 130 guests, including the charity's president Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, heard from charity representatives about some of the key issues concerning horse welfare today and the work the charity is doing for horses around the world.
This video is a brief synopsis of the key speakers presentations, giving those who were unable to attend a snapshot of the day's reports.
You will see reports about horse welfare projects in Nicaragua and South Africa, learn more about equine obesity in pleasure horses in England, and hear an update on efforts to further reform conditions for horses being transported across Europe to slaughter. (Europe is years ahead of the USA on these reforms; we can learn a lot from what they have accomplished so far!)
Please go to the World Horse Welfare website to learn more about these programs and many more educational and political efforts of WHW on behalf of the world's horses.