21/02/2018

Live Streaming for National Equine Forum

This year’s National Equine Forum (NEF), on 8 March 2018, will be accessible to hundreds more people this year thanks to the introduction of free live streaming. In addition, the Forum now has its own new website. Live Streaming is an exciting advance this year. The Forum has teamed up with #HorseHour, the worldwide online […]

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14/02/2018

Ex-jockey joins SPILLERS® Nutrition Team

Former professional flat jockey Charlotte Mitchell has joined the SPILLERS® team as Thoroughbred Nutritionist for the East of the UK. She brings to the company a wealth of knowledge and practical understanding in this important sector of the equine feed market. Charlotte Mitchell Charlotte was a professional flat jockey for 11 years. In the UK […]

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13/02/2018

BEVA launches Fundamentals Programme to support new equine vets

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has launched an Equine Practice Fundamentals Programme. The series of ten courses covers the essentials of equine care to equip those who are keen to establish themselves in equine practice with the essential skills they need to carry out their day job. BEVA has a history of running hugely […]

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13/02/2018

Survey highlights dental disease in UK horses

Zoetis UK announced that results from the latest National Equine Health Survey show that dental disease is a significant problem for horses in the UK. Of the horses included in the survey 5.4% were suffering from trouble with their teeth and dental disease was the sixth most frequently recorded individual disease syndrome in the survey.1 […]

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13/02/2018

EVJ applauds the role of vaccines with free equine vaccinology online research collection

Photo credit Janet Daly Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements in medical science. In recognition of their role in the control of equine disease the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) has produced a special collection of articles on equine vaccine research, available free online here. Vaccination involves the administration of a biological preparation that stimulates […]

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