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Greece finally proceeds with equines registry. But…

Greece’s Rural Development Ministry has finally decided to set up a registry for horses, donkeys and other equines in the country. The decision follows immense and pressure by equines welfare societies that have been demanding the registry for years. The registry will facilitate the tracing of horses and the supervision …

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Help “Ippothesis” provide shelter and hay to horses rescued from abuse

While the world is facing the challenge of a fast-spreading virus, the Greek NGO Ippothesis is facing a further challenge: feeding and caring for their equines, horses they have rescued from abuse and neglect. In this last month donations have dramatically decreased, while grant funding requests have been rejected before …

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Greece bans obese tourists from riding donkeys on Santorini

Greece has banned obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights campaigners said the creatures were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds. The Greek Ministry of Rural Development has reportedly published a new set of regulations with regards to donkeys’ well-being, but the situation has still a long …

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