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Posted on 11 November 2017
Our heartfelt congratulations to Anthony Stirk, who has received an award for ‘outstanding veterinary achievement’ at the 29th Animal Health Trust (AHT) UK Equestrian Awards Dinner earlier this month. The prestigious award, named in honour of Dr Reginald Wooldridge who founded the first Veterinary Education trust in 1942, was presented by the AHT’s President, HRH […]
Posted on 1 November 2017
The 2017 Equine Summit will take place on the 9th November at the Keadeen Hotel, Ireland. The Equine Summit will bring together the thoroughbred and sporthorse sectors of the equine industry in a day-long series of presentations and discussions with equine experts and industry leaders. A plenary discussion on the equine industry in Ireland will […]
Posted on 23 October 2017
The Saddle Research Trust (SRT) was founded in 2009 with three core objectives: To promote the welfare of the ridden horse and to raise awareness of the widely underestimated issues surrounding the interactions between horses, saddles and riders To educate and inform the stakeholders within the equine industry – Riders, coaches, horse owners, professional healthcare […]
Posted on 20 October 2017
The BHA have advised that the “VO29 Ringworm – Certificate of Non-Contagiousness” form has been updated following a period of consultation with the BHA Veterinary Committee and the National Trainers Federation. The old VO29 form will not be accepted on racecourses from 01 December 2017. The new form is available here.
Posted on 19 October 2017
New Beginnings is a charity in Yorkshire which re-trains and re-homes former racehorses. They have grown from strength to strength over the years and many of you will have seen them at racecourses with some of their well known horses such as, Golden Hello (Harry) and Mister McGoldrick. Since transitioning to become a charity in […]
Posted on 4 October 2017
Mark Bowen from Oakham Veterinary Hospital has highlighted the advantageous use of a novel antimicrobial veterinary special for the treatment of strangles carriers. The report is the first new Bright Veterinary Idea (BVI) case report to be published by Veterinary Evidence, the new open access journal run by RCVS Knowledge. The report, submitted by Mark […]