The number of complaints about abandoned horses in Wales has quadrupled  a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The BBC report:

Complaints about abandoned horses and ponies quadrupled in some parts of Wales last year.

Figures obtained by BBC Wales suggest a 23% increase across the country but Blaenau Gwent council received four times as many calls than in 2011.

The RSPCA also received 2,200 equine complaints in 2012.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.