Helping the World's Poorest

Global Horse Culture Archive on May 22, 2008, 0:29

The Brooke is one of my favorite equine charities. They operate in some of the poorest countries in the world, trying to ease the suffering of the working equines belonging to the poorest people. Their approach goes beyond emergency intervention, as they put great effort into training programs for horse owners, farriers, harness makers, and local healers to teach methods of care that will help prevent undue suffering in these hardworking animals. Hundreds of veterinarians work for The Brooke, and programs are designed to teach everything from feeding and vaccinating to harness fitting. Check