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New FREE iPhone App
A new horse health iPhone app named EquiBioSafe, has been launched to aid bio-security across the industry. The app will be:-
EquiBioSafe has been primarily designed for Thoroughbred breeding farm and racing stable staff, farm managers, racehorse trainers and their vets but it will be useful to all horse owners and managers as the biosecurity guidelines apply to all horse premises, large and small.
EquiBioSafe will provide reliable advice on equine disease control, wherever you are. The comprehensive biosecurity section covers how to minimize contagious disease risk with practical advice on management of horses, staff, visitors and the environment whilst providing checklists for dealing with sick horses.
The Codes set out voluntary recommendations to help breeders, trainers, and owners in conjunction with their veterinary surgeons, to prevent and control specific diseases in all breeds of horse and pony.
DOWNLOAD FOR FREE: Click here to download the EquiBioSafe App:
EquiBioSafe combines the HBLB Codes of Practice for Breeders and the NTF Codes of Practice for Racehorse Trainers but the full version of the Codes remain available on their respective websites here (HBLB) and (NTF).
Trainer Magazine published a valuable article written by Professor Celia Marr and Clive Hamblin, explaining the importance of the new iPhone App and how these guidelines can help control the equine disease. Turn to page 40 of the magazine below.