New Forest cows

Herd of cows slaughtered after killing dog and injuring man

A HERD of New Forest cows was slaughtered after launching an attack which put a dog walker in hospital with serious injuries and killed his pet, the A&T understands. The victim was visiting a site...

Aggressive pony could be slaughtered over tourist feeding habit

A NEW FOREST commoner fears she may have to send one of her best loved ponies to be slaughtered for meat because tourists have made it aggressive by feeding it. The pony has chased and...

Police hunting hit-and-run driver who left pony fatally injured

POLICE are hunting a hit-and-run driver who left a New Forest pony so badly hurt it had to be put down. The incident happened on the B3054 between Hilltop and the Heath roundabout at 7pm...
New Forest animal accidents

Hit-and-run motorists leave two donkey foals to be destroyed

TWO donkey foals had to be destroyed after New Forest animal accidents on the roads last week in which the motorists drove off. The first accident was a hit-and-run which took place at around 9am...

Two cows die after eating garden waste dumped in New Forest

TWO cows have died after eating grass and hedge cuttings which had been dumped on a verge in the New Forest. The animals died in agony, one just as the vet arrived to deal with...
New Forest ponies

Hungry ponies taken off Forest after ‘worst winter in years’

DOZENS of ponies have been removed from the New Forest after persistent wet weather caused them to lose too much weight. The animals, which are all owned by commoners, will be kept in holdings and...
Ponies

Dog death penalty warning for attacks on Forest stock

DOG owners are been warned police could have their animals destroyed if they are out of control and attacking grazing animals in the New Forest. The warning was issued at a recent meeting of the...
New Forest point to point

PICTURES: Boxing Day point-to-point wet and wild in the rain

TORRENTIAL rain failed to dampen the spirits of competitors in the annual New Forest point-to-point races on Boxing Day. Riders splashed their way to the finish line at Godshill, enduring some of the worst conditions...
New Forest selfies

Stop the selfies! Camera-shy New Forest animals kick out at visitors

TOURISTS visiting the New Forest are ignoring pleas not to take selfies with animals despite being warned of the dangers. A campaign called Keep Your Distance was launched at the beginning of summer appealing to...

Rescuers save life of New Forest foal mauled in vicious dog attack

A TWO-DAY-OLD foal which suffered horrific injuries when it was attacked by a dog in the New Forest has been saved by an army of volunteers who helped it feed round the clock. The newborn...
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