The parties see children use chalk-based paints to draw on and colour-in ponies, using them as a blank canvas for their imaginative designs.Read the full story ›
There is soaring demand for equine therapy, which uses horses as a tool to help youngsters develop communication and teamwork skills.Read the full story ›
Tucked away in one of England's most deprived city neighbourhoods is an unlikely sight - a community riding centre.Read the full story ›
A horse trainer for the Queen's birthday celebrations this week says "we will all see" how passionate the Queen is about the animals.Read the full story ›
A pony that has lived in a woman's house for more than two years has been removed by animal welfare officers.
Stephanie Noble moved Lady Gray Too into her home on the Isle of Lewis in December 2011 after a dispute over its grazing area.
Western Isles Council said the animal was removed from the property today by animal welfare officers "In the interests of animal welfare".
Speaking to the BBC in 2012, Ms Noble explained that there was nowhere else suitable on the island for the pony and was concerned for her safety.
An animal centre is appealing for a pair of extra, extra large pyjamas to help an itchy horse with an allergic reaction to midge bites.Read the full story ›