The popularity of a new ‘euthanasia support service’ has revealed that many horse owners struggle to know when and how to put their horses to sleep

Charities fear that many horse owners are neglecting to plan for their horse’s death


New BHS initiative to advise horse owners considering euthanasia

The BHS has trained 100 of its network of welfare officers around the country to act as advisors to support owners who are considering euthanasia


Equine euthanasia: having a horse put-down

Part of the responsibility of owning a horse is providing for a peaceful end and tough decisions often need to be made at this time of year. H&H looks at some key questions to consider


Andreas Ostholt’s top ride Franco Jeas put down after Blenheim fall

The 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding splintered his shoulder in a fall at the Oxfordshire CCI*** event

As costs increase, hunts may be forced to charge more for removing fallen stock

Expert advice on when it is time to have an old horse euthanased


Ask H&H: disposing of a horse’s body

The disposal options available to you when your horse dies

Ask H&H: horse put down without permission

Horse & Hound explains the legal position if your horse is put down without your permission

Ask H&H: insurance pay out

Horse & Hound explains why insurance companies might not pay out if you have your horse put down