The Effect fo the Global Pandemic on Horses


COVID-19 has created a difficult time for humans — However many other animals are also suffering, not the least among them horses. As horse owners struggle to feed themselves, horses are left to fend for themselves, to starve and to die.

This is a global pandemic not just affecting humans. Animals are starving. Here are some of the stories being reported.

April 16, 2020

Lampang’s horses, and their caretakers, doing it tough

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2020 has been a bleak year for horses and their owners in northern Thailand. Horses and their and caretakers in Lampang province are now starving. Travel restrictions due to the national state of emergency and the Covid-19 crisis mean no income for the owners, and no grass or hay for the horses to feed on.

April 16, 2020

Maharashtra: Five horses die of starvation amid COVID-19 lockdown

As many as five horses used in carriages died of starvation during the COVID-19 lockdown in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, a report from the authorities stated on Thursday.

April 5, 2020

COVID-19: Horses used for joyrides left in Maidan to survive on their own

Kolkata, Apr 5, A tour of the city is never complete without a visit to iconic Victoria Memorial and this includes a ride around the majestic structure in Maidan area on a gleaming horse carriage.