Blue Cross appoints new director of equine welfare
Alford has been appointed director of equine welfare at The Blue
Cross animal welfare charity.
joins the charity following ten years at the British Horse Society,
most recently as head of welfare. Having worked within the horse
industry in a variety of disciplines from studs to racing and competition
yards, Kerstin has a wide range of equestrian expertise. She has
also experienced horse care and welfare worldwide with working trips
to the Middle East and South America.
owner of three horses, a dog and several cats, Kerstin enjoys both
riding and driving.
one of Britains oldest animal welfare charities, The Blue
Cross has been providing expert care and veterinary treatment for
horses and ponies for more than a century. Today the charity rehabilitates
and re-homes horses and ponies that have been neglected, ill-treated
or are unwanted and provides them with a fulfilled future in a new
says: "I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Blue Cross
team. It is an exciting opportunity to develop the charity's valuable
equine welfare work to help many more horses and owners in need,
building on the excellent service that is already being provided."
Blue Cross is Britain's pet charity, providing information, advice
and practical support for pet and horse owners. Through its network
of animal adoption centres it rehomes thousands of animals each
year. Its hospitals provide veterinary care for the pets of people
who cannot afford private vets' fees.