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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 […]
Posted on 28 September 2017
Results from the 2017 National Equine Health Survey (NEHS), conducted by Blue Cross in conjunction with the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), show that more than a third of horses surveyed this year had one or more health problems. While the top disease trends of lameness and skin disease remain consistent with previous years, one […]
Posted on 21 September 2017
It seems that horse vets are not keen for their industry to be corporatised given the results of a hotly contested Moral Maze style debate at BEVA Congress last week. Just 28% of voters agreed with the motion Corporatisation is inevitable and will benefit vets and their clients, with 72% disagreeing. The corporatisation of veterinary […]
Posted on 13 September 2017
With the last big spike in cases of Seasonal Pasture Myopathy occurring after major storms in 2014 The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is urging horse owners to take precautions to keep their horses safe in the aftermath of Storm Aileen or potentially the tail end of transatlantic hurricanes. Sycamore seeds appear in the autumn. […]