Ippothesis is about Equine Welfare & Protection

Wednesday August 8th, 2018

Equines registration in Greece

Our petition and your signatures helped achieve this result. Thank you all:-) A successful campaign by an alliance of Greek animal welfare organisations has led to the Greek Government to introduce EU laws requiring individual identification of all horses, donkeys and mules – “equidae”1. Known as the ‘Equine Passport Regulation’, animals covered by the EU […]

Friday August 3rd, 2018

Ministry of Rural development about the Protection of working equidae

After years of continuous effort through the deposition of both Ippothesis and the Panhellenic  Animal Welfare Federation’s letters, petition on the protection of equidae in collaboration with  Animal Action requesting the incorporation of Community legislation and control mechanisms for the protection of equidae, the submission of a question to the Greek Parliament with the assistance of our association […]

Wednesday August 1st, 2018


Following recent developments regarding animal and activist group’s abuse in Santorini during peaceful demonstration on 27/28/29 July 2018, we would like to update ippothesis friends with the following: Panhellenic Equine Welfare Association, Ippothesis, did not participate nor knew anything about the meeting with the Mayor of Thira and the animal welfare representatives on Friday 20th […]

Friday July 13th, 2018

Old lady is recovering

Old lady who was found last week is doing better and better every day. We would like to thank our friend Mr. Nikos Georgiou for offering us her worming paste

Monday July 9th, 2018

Life for horses after racing in Greece.

A very strange case of abuse against a just three-year-old ex racehorse has been under investigation since early May. Specifically: through written complaint our association was informed that inside an empty warehouse, at a horse dealer’s premises, a 3 year old ex racehorse was locked without food and proper care as Legislation 4039/12 demands from […]

Saturday June 30th, 2018

Equine life in Greece

“Don;t be silent in their abuse, be their voice” Everyday life of equidae in GREECE. We would like to thank composer Evanthia Reboutsika https://www.facebook.com/reboutsika.gr/ for her music and Net Druids for the production of this spot https://www.facebook.com/Net-Druids-5…

Friday June 22nd, 2018

Update on the court proceedings for the equine abuse place in Aspropyrgos

In December 2016, following a complaint, police was ordered to investigate one of the notorious equine hell spots. The owner of the equidae, who claims that he owns 30 and more equines only for his pleasure, did not appear when the police called him. So legal procedure was passed to his son who was in […]

Tuesday June 19th, 2018

How NOT to transport an equine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjnsHqjlrs4&feature=youtu.be In the video of 2007, we can see what can be done so as to torture a helpless animal and how cruel man can be. Eyes shut, tied legs, abuse, the animal is afraid and reacts so they hit it hard to obey them. It is disappointing that neither the captain of the ship […]

Wednesday June 6th, 2018

Goodbye Odysseas…

For our friend Odysseas, At noon you always liked to lie down and rest. Υou suffered a lot throughout your life, you worked hard and you were probably sold to every cattle market that exists. Vanessa left the stable door open so as to feel cooler during summer and for your friends to visit you. […]

Friday June 1st, 2018

Overloaded donkey tries to survive in Santorini island

English text by Santorini Animal Welfare Association THIS HAS TO END! A couple of weeks ago photos of another overloaded state donkey used for cleaning the streets went viral. We thought it would open their eyes as the whole world is watching you Santorini! But NO This is a new video we found on fb […]