Since January Malin Baryard-Johnsson (SWE) has the Belgian stallion El Barone 111 Z (by Emerald) under her saddle. The Swedish rider is riding the BWP stallion for Lövsta Stuteri. In a short time the pair has already collected considerable prize money. That made Lövsta Stuteri decide to launch the ‘ReGive’ project together with Baryard. 10% of the prize money collected goes towards improving the living and working conditions of working horses in vulnerable environments.
The ReGive project, founded by Lövsta Stuteri and Malin Baryard-Johnsson, aims to contribute to organisations that focus on horse health and welfare. This year the money goes to the Brooke, which works to improve the conditions of working horses, mules and donkeys in vulnerable parts of the world. Every year the Brooke helps 1,5 million equines in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to have a better life. The organisation was founded in 1932 and is now the world’s largest welfare organisation for working horses, donkeys and mules.
“Our horses do everything for us, but not everyone is in a position to do the same for their horse. Through ReGive we can help improve the lives of brave, strong horses and their owners in vulnerable parts of the world. It makes me proud and El Barone 111 Z and I will give everything to raise as much money as we can,” says Malin Baryard Johnsson in a press release.
One of the projects that will be supported is the Brooke’s Global Farriery Strategy. This spreads knowledge about the importance of caring for the hooves of working animals, and also trains local farriers to contribute to it.
Source and photo by WOS/Lövsta Stuteri