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Winter giveaway worth £650!!

Leading equine feed brand SPILLERS™is bringing some fabulous festive cheer to one lucky winner with

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BEVA warns horse owners not to hoard unused antibiotics

BEVA is using this year’s Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November 2023) to urge horse owners

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Are horses becoming resistant to tapeworm drugs?

Austin Davis Biologics Ltd, makers of the EquiSal saliva test, have released new advice following

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The export of horses for slaughter from the UK – still happens everyday!

Despite laws to make it more difficult to export live horses and ponies for slaughter,

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World Horse Welfare Conference

Never just about working equids in far off countries many people prefer not to think

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The tragic cost of fireworks

Extra staffing and forage to help protect horses from the adverse effects of fireworks cost

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Win with Spillers™

To celebrate over 7,000 members joining their SPILLERS Slimmer’s Club, the SPILLERS™ brand is giving

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Happy Hour, Popworld and the BEVA Ball – equine vets know how to party!

On the lighter side of being an equine vet, BEVA Congress is not only the

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Investigation into veterinary charges

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into vet fees As horse

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British Team triumph at Hickstead

British show jumpers secure victory in their home leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations

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Equestrian wages – how are you affected?

In response to a consultation on the National Minimum Wage, The Equestrian Employers Association (EEA)

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Royal vist to Redwings’ Anna Sewell house

Redwings Horse Sanctuary is delighted to be welcoming Her Majesty the Queen to Anna Sewell

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Calling all ex-racehorse owners!

British Racing’s Horse Welfare Board in collaboration with research experts at Hartpury University, has launched

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Redwings strangles quarantine

A positive strangles test has led to quarantine precautions  at Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s Hapton site 

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Vet fees – what are the true costs?

Equine Insurance Broker, SEIB provides cost data on their most frequently claimed for ailments SEIB

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Project to improve safety in British horseracing

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has partnered with the Horse Welfare Board and British Horseracing

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Call to help improve the understanding of equine Cushings’ disease

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in partnership with CVS Group plc, has launched a new

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Horses and social licence to operate – why you should be bothered

Chris Keate, looks at the issues A ‘social licence to operate’ is the unwritten acceptance

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Is spooking in horses genetic?

The “startle response” or “spooking”  in horses is reflexive – horses generally do not distinguish

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Your chance to help shape the FEI’s equine wellbeing policy

To progress its aim of ‘A Good Life for Horses’, the Equine Ethics and Wellbeing

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Charity supporting retired service animals announces The Duchess of York as Patron

To coincide with its first birthday, The National Foundation for Retired Service Animals, founded by

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Appleby Fair – ‘the welfare of the horses is at the heart of the event’

Appleby Fair, the biggest annual Gypsy Roma and Traveller gathering in the UK, takes place

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RVC research reveals how ageing may contribute to tendon injuries

In an exciting step towards understanding the cells that regulate tendon function and injury, new

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Fatal risk of sycamore contaminated hay

The British Equine Veterinary Assocation (BEVA), representing horse vets across the UK, is warning farmers

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Out and about with The Horse Hub

The Horse Hub ventured out on the road recently to the new equestrian event on

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Celebrity riders support strangles ‘Temp Check Challenge’

Five-star eventer Piggy March, top dressage rider Richard Davison and international showjumper Joe Davison are

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Study into common cause of abortion in thoroughbred breeding

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have been awarded funding to build on their

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Out and about with The Horse Hub – Groundwork: Building strong foundations with your horse

Chris Keate, talks us through an inspiring day of practical learning Out and about with