Thousands of horses abandoned by owners last year

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Charities say they cannot house any more starving animals, many of which are being sold off as meat to zoos

Thousands of horses are being abandoned or tied up and left to starve, many by desperate owners unable to afford the costs of keeping them. A national crisis has seen Britain’s biggest horse charities under unprecedented pressure from the sheer number of animals needing their help.

The Independent

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