Animal Action Greece team interviewed in Hydra
When our Equine Outreach team visited Hydra in 2021 as part of our Equine Programme to treat the island’s working equine population, they were followed by ERT TV (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) to share the work we do, why it is required, some of the issues faced and progress being made for Greek equine welfare. Now […]
Visiting Pyrimahos, Poulagris and friends!
On 18th December, our Equine team made a one-day visit to Paralion Astros in Arcadia to provide veterinary, dental and farriery care to the rescued equines of the local animal welfare association Arcadia Animal Care. Arcadia Animal Care were one of our Local Partners in 2022, they played a huge role in the rescue and […]
Treating the rare miniature horses of Skyros!
After their visit to Kea, our Equine Outreach team paid a three-day visit to the island of Skyros in November, to treat 71 Skyrian horses and 1 donkey. The ancient Skyrian horse is one of the rarest breeds in the world, these miniature horses are a protected species and are thought to descend from horses brought […]
Keeping Up With Kea!
On 27 – 30th October, our Equine Outreach team offered their services to 64 equines (34 donkeys, 20 mules and 10 horses) over a four-day trip on the island of Kea! The island has a large number of working equines used in various types of work by the locals (transporting materials, tourism etc), and also […]
Wounded donkey in Chalki
A satisfying before and after! During our Equine Team’s recent visit in Chalki, they treated 4 donkeys and 2 mules (100% of the equine population of the small island!), and encountered a specific case involving a donkey with a nasty wound. During the summer, we were informed by our local partners, Donkeysland Γαϊδουροχώρα – το Ελληνικό […]
Equine outreach in Rhodes
This summer we received welfare complaints about the working donkeys in Lindos, Rhodes, and we have previously received requests from their owners to offer our advice, expertise and services to improve their conditions and achieve a better level of welfare. Our Equine Outreach team visited the island from 8th – 11th September and offered their […]
ISLAND HOPPING EQUINE OUTREACH – NAXOS
On 12th June, the Equine Outreach team visited Naxos, an island that we had visited many times in the past, but haven’t been able to visit for several years now, due to difficulties in coordinating the local owners. Naxos is the biggest and most fertile island in the group of Cyclades, located right in the […]
Island Hopping Equine Outreach – Koufonissi & Donoussa
The next stop on the Equine Outreach team’s four-day island hopping trip was Koufonissi, followed by Donoussa. On 11th June, they visited Ano Koufonissi island for the first time. Ano and Kato Koufonissi are both part of the Natura 2000 Network of natural habitats and feature a varied coastline of soft limestone that has been […]
Island Hopping Equine Outreach – Amorgos
On 9 – 12th June, the Animal Action Greece Hellas equine team made a four-day ‘island hopping’ visit to the Cycladic islands of Amorgos, Koufonissia, Donoussa and Naxos, to provide veterinary, dental and farriery care to a total of 48 working equines on the islands. It was a difficult, tiring and demanding four days with […]
Amorgos Equine Outreach
We were delighted to receive this wonderful video of our recent Equine Outreach trip to Amorgos! A big thank you to Litsa Passari of ‘Animal Zone International’ for kindly taking the time to make it. https://www.animalactiongreece.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Animal_Action_in_Amorgos-1.mp4