The amount of horses being abandoned has dramatically increased according to the ISPCA.
“Ireland is a country which has produced some of the best horses both in the racing world and sports arena. It needs now to grasp the nettle and work together with all parties so as not to end up making headlines for all the wrong reasons this coming winter” ISPCA chairwoman Barbara Bent quoted in the Tribune.
With the onset of winter the problem looks only to get worse and a task force could be needed.
Around the world animal charities are reporting an increase in pets being abandoned by owners that can no longer afford to keep them.
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