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Abandoned horse numbers on the rise

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The RSPCA say over 500 horses in the UK have been abandoned because their owners don't have enough money to keep them.

The charity says that the cost of keeping them has risen dramatically in recent years.

They're encouraging people to think twice before they take the big step of buying a horse or a pony.

Hayley's been to find out more about the problem.