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Pottoks

Until One Voice stepped in, pottok ponies in the Basque region were shackled to prevent them from straying, causing injury and malformation.


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1998, the scandal is revealed
One Voice was alerted to the pottoks' plight by tourists who were shocked to come across thin, distressed ponies.  An investigator rapidly confirmed that the ponies were indeed being mistreated.
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1999,  a successful campaign
Rapid measures were taken after One Voice brought this scandal to light. 
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2001 : over 120.000 signatures
Exactly 124,416 people signed the petition to help the pottoks that One Voice brought  before the European Commission in Brussels in winter 2001. 
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