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Horse Owner Provides Feedback On Daily Massage Of Her Dressage Horse With DEEP OSCILLATIONŽ Electrostatic Therapy Following 30 Months Of Use

PhysioPod UK Limited “Riva my 15.3 dressage horse was having some intermittent lameness nothing the Vet or Physiotherapist could pin point, it was in the area of her lumber and pelvis, but that was all I had to go on....
Posted: Wednesday 27th May, 2015. 13:51:10

Latest Equine Ophthalmology Research Now Available Online, In One Place

BEVA The latest research in equine ophthalmology is now much easier to view, thanks to joint online publication of a special virtual issue of 22 ophthalmology papers from Equine Veterinary Journal, Equine ...
Posted: Wednesday 22nd April, 2015. 11:17:24

World Horse Welfare Reports A Significant Rise In Welfare Concerns

World Horse Welfare A large group of neglected Thoroughbreds arriving at World Horse Welfare Glenda Spooner Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre Over a decade on from Penny Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre taking in it...
Posted: Thursday 12th March, 2015. 21:33:53

Feed Without Compromise With New SPILLERSŽ Essentials

Spillers We believe your customers shouldn’t have to compromise on quality, especially on the feeds they rely on every day. We have listened to what horse owners want and have responded to their needs with...
Posted: Wednesday 7th January, 2015. 21:30:22

Commemorating Armistice With Positive News For Horse Welfare - A Battlefield Centenary Tour Ride Which Raised Ł22,000

World Horse Welfare Images from the Battlefield Centenary Tour Ride World War One killed some ten million men, almost 800,000 of them British. But much less known was the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to ...
Posted: Tuesday 11th November, 2014. 18:20:28

Albion Saddlemakers To Support Saddle Research Trust Conference

Saddle Research Trust Albion Saddlemakers have confirmed their support for the forthcoming Saddle Research Trust International Conference. The well-known British manufacturer of competition saddles and accessories will be ...
Posted: Saturday 1st November, 2014. 15:09:30

World Horse Welfare Launches Legacy Awareness Week

World Horse Welfare A young Joy Davies World Horse Welfare, Britain’s largest horse rescue and rehoming charity which also works internationally in ten developing countries, launches its Legacy Awareness Week toda...
Posted: Monday 15th September, 2014. 22:33:22

Building Confidence In Equine Appeasing Pheromone ConfidenceEQŽ At Burghley

CEVA The magnificent Burghley House was the backdrop for an event to formally introduce the equine appeasing pheromone ConfidenceEQÂŽ to key opinion leaders, including veterinary surgeons and equine behavio...
Posted: Monday 15th September, 2014. 22:24:11

UK To Introduce Central Equine Database After Endorsement Of Tougher EU Laws In Wake Of Horse Meat Scandal

World Horse Welfare Passport image - credit World Horse Welfare The UK is to establish a much needed new central equine database as part of a more robust - and enforceable - equine identification (horse passport) ...
Posted: Monday 15th September, 2014. 22:07:12

HRH The Princess Royal Receives Blue Cross Award At BEVA Congress

BEVA HRH The Princess Royal receives The Blue Cross Equine Welfare Award from Blue Cross Chairman Zair Berry. Please credit David Boughey. The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Welfare Aw...
Posted: Monday 15th September, 2014. 20:50:01

Equine Vets Have The Highest Injury Risk Of All Civilian Professions

BEVA Being a horse vet in the UK appears to carry the highest risk of injury of any civilian occupation in the UK, according to the results of the first ever survey on injuries within the profession. This ...
Posted: Thursday 11th September, 2014. 10:10:50

HRH The Princess Royal To Attend 2014 BEVA Congress On Sept 11th

BEVA BEVA Council is looking forward to Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Patron of BEVA, visiting Congress on Thursday 11 September 2014. The Princess Royal has been Patron of BEVA since 2003; a ...
Posted: Tuesday 9th September, 2014. 21:53:16

Love Your Horse? Take The T.E.N. Health Test

Spillers T.E.N. Supplements has launched a new online health test tool to help horse owners compare a selection of leading supplement brands. The aim is to make it quick and easy for owners to choose a bra...
Posted: Saturday 30th August, 2014. 10:54:10

The Saddle Research Trust Launches A New Scheme To Help Combat Saddle Problems

The Saddle Research Trust The Saddle Research Trust (SRT) has launched a new referral scheme to help riders tackle saddle-related problems. The new scheme, which will be highlighted at the Saddle Research Trust International C...
Posted: Tuesday 26th August, 2014. 22:31:45

XLEquine Making A Difference In The Gambia

XLVets Louise Cornish and Paul Smith Following the reformation of the Gambian Department of Livestock Services, XLEquine vets Paul Smith BVM&S CertEP MRCVS of Westmorland Veterinary Group, Kirkby Lons...
Posted: Monday 28th July, 2014. 12:05:07

SPILLERSŽ Chosen As Official Feed Supplier At HOYS Again

Spillers SPILLERSÂŽ will be the official feed supplier at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) again this year. The world-renowned show, to be held on 8-12 October 2014 at the NEC, Birmingham will welcome more than 1,...
Posted: Tuesday 22nd July, 2014. 10:50:00

Government Needs Your Help With Survey On Horse Care Services

World Horse Welfare The Government is calling on all horse owners to participate in a quick online survey to find out more about dental care, hoof care and musculoskeletal therapy for horses. The results of the survey wi...
Posted: Wednesday 30th April, 2014. 21:05:34

World Horse Welfare Launches Year Of The Horse Competition To Young And To Old

World Horse Welfare To celebrate the Year of the Horse, World Horse Welfare has launched an exciting competition encompassing creative abilities from children and adults. There are three separate categories - colo...
Posted: Wednesday 16th April, 2014. 21:30:52

Don’t Miss The National Equine Forum - Thursday 6 March 2014

BEF The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ You can hear the latest news and views within the equestrian industry, stay up-to-date with scientific research, debate h...
Posted: Tuesday 25th February, 2014. 21:10:46

Tubbease - A New Breathable Hoof Sock To Revolutionise Poulticing

Stockshop A revolutionary new rubber-dipped hoof sock which 'breathes' whilst still protecting and soaking the damaged hoof has just been launched to horse owners in the UK. The easy fitting sock is designe...
Posted: Thursday 20th February, 2014. 18:46:57

SPILLERSŽ Remains At Forefront Of Laminitis Research With International Studies To Give Horse Owners Practical Support

Spillers Laminitis is thought to affect around 3% of horses and ponies in the UK and the consequences can be devastating. That’s why SPILLERS®, as part of the WALTHAM® International Research Consortium, is lea...
Posted: Thursday 20th February, 2014. 17:17:51

The Horse Trust Urges Horse Owners To Stay Safe During Floods

The Horse Trust As storms continued to batter the UK staff and horses at Buckinghamshire-based charity The Horse Trust are advising horse owners to take steps to keep themselves and their horses safe during the flood...
Posted: Wednesday 19th February, 2014. 20:54:33

New Study Published In Equine Veterinary Journal Helps Identify Post-anaesthetic Colic Risk

BEVA Colicky horse on fluids A new US colic study, published in Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ), in partnership with the American Association of Equine Practitioners, has identified various risk fac...
Posted: Tuesday 18th February, 2014. 00:00:00

Do You Need To Breed? Join The Debate At This Year’s National Equine Forum

BEF The National Equine Forum (NEF) will be raising the topical question do you need to breed? at this year’s event, to be held on Thursday 6th March 2014 at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Equin...
Posted: Saturday 1st February, 2014. 16:38:41

Make 2014 Europe’s Year Of The Horse Says International Horse Charity As Its Manifesto For The Inspiring Year Is Released

World Horse Welfare Photo credit: World Horse Welfare According to Chinese tradition, the year of the horse, which starts today, stands for strength, loyalty, boldness and vigorousness – all key qualities needed t...
Posted: Saturday 1st February, 2014. 16:33:56

Strengthen The Foundation With SPILLERSŽ Fibres

Spillers Fibre should be the foundation of every horse’s diet, as it is what they have evolved to eat. That’s why SPILLERS® has formulated a useful range of complementary fibres that are much more than the...
Posted: Tuesday 7th January, 2014. 19:40:47

All Grown Up Noel Is Going Home For Christmas Thanks To World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare All grown up Noel ready to go to his new home 2013. Photo credit: World Horse Welfare - press This year, one very lucky youngster will be going home for Christmas as he receives the best gift h...
Posted: Monday 16th December, 2013. 22:16:30

Defra Continues To Ignore Horse Crisis And Impact Of Fly Grazing On Communities

World Horse Welfare The need for Government to act urgently to end the neglect of thousands of horses by addressing the illegal and unacceptable practice of 'fly grazing' in England was the subject of a passionate and we...
Posted: Friday 29th November, 2013. 18:26:03

European Horse Network Welcomes Simplicity In Animal Health Regulation But Questions Priorities

World Horse Welfare Today the European Horse Network welcomed the principle of a simplified Animal Health Regulation during its lunch with MEPs and leaders of the European horse sector, but questioned whether it was too ...
Posted: Friday 29th November, 2013. 18:16:43

Actress Sienna Miller Is Supporting Charity Christmas Gift Appeal To Help The Thousands Of Horses That Will Be Left Out In The Cold This Year

World Horse Welfare Macy with Field Officer. Photo credit: World Horse Welfare Spare a Christmas gift for horses this year by donating what you can to support the largest rescue and rehoming horse charity, World H...
Posted: Tuesday 26th November, 2013. 22:29:57

MPs Voice Concern Over Impact Of Horse Crisis On England

World Horse Welfare Several of around 100 horses fly grazing in Gravesend, Kent. Photo credit: World Horse Welfare. As welfare charities and local authorities struggled to rescue hundreds of horses in recent weeks...
Posted: Monday 25th November, 2013. 21:07:12

Gastric Ulcers: Still A Long Way To Go

Merial Animal Health Richard Hepburn performing a gastroscopy Despite the huge increase in the diagnosis and treatment of equine gastric ulcers it is still believed that many horses go undiagnosed. A recent Meri...
Posted: Tuesday 5th November, 2013. 20:55:33

The 7th International Colloquium On Working Equids Is Now Open For Registration With Overseas And UK Bursary Schemes Available

World Horse Welfare Working horse collecting water Now open for registration the Colloquium is due to be held over three days from 1-3 July 2014. The 7th of its kind, next year it will be hosted for the first time...
Posted: Friday 4th October, 2013. 12:01:19

Military Heroes Help Raise Thousands For Retired Army Horses

The Horse Trust The Defence Animal Centre helped raise thousands for The Horse Trust The Defence Animal Centre cherishes its long association with the Horse Trust and the support that they have and continue to...
Posted: Friday 4th October, 2013. 11:40:29

Remus, The Longest Serving Horse In The British Army Passes Away Peacefully At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Remus (right) during his working days The previously longest serving and oldest horse in the British Army has peacefully passed away in retirement at The Horse Trust, a charity that has been pr...
Posted: Tuesday 1st October, 2013. 20:16:42

Bless Your Pets This Saturday At The Animal Thanksgiving And Blessing Service In Snetterton Churchyard

World Horse Welfare Join animals and their owners this Saturday, 21st September at 3pm and celebrate the joy of all our animals, great and small. The service will begin in the grounds of Snetterton church, with all an...
Posted: Wednesday 18th September, 2013. 10:06:41

Don’t Miss BEVA Congress - 11-14 September 2013 - The Largest Equine Veterinary Conference In Europe

BEVA Don’t miss out on the most talked about veterinary event of the year as there’s still time to register for BEVA Congress. It will be held on 11- 14 September 2013 at the award-winning Manchester Centr...
Posted: Tuesday 20th August, 2013. 08:39:42

Gilliyan Carter-Morgan Of Equi-Therapy UK Provides Feedback Following Six Years Of Applying DEEP OSCILLATIONŽ Therapy For Equine

Equi-Therapy UK Gilliyan has been a principle user and promoter of DEEP OSCILLATIONÂŽ Therapy with horses since 2007, when introduced to it by Julie Soroczyn of PhysioPodÂŽ UK Limited which featured as a news item on V...
Posted: Thursday 25th July, 2013. 15:23:56

Abstracts Sought For The 7th International Colloquium On Working Equids

World Horse Welfare A working horse ridden in Cambodia. Credit: World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is now calling for abstracts from the world’s academic, research and scientific community as well as from wor...
Posted: Friday 28th June, 2013. 17:25:55

New Study Published In Equine Veterinary Journal Links Sycamore Tree To Atypical Myopathy

BEVA Toxins from the seeds of the tree Acer pseudoplatanus are the likely cause of Atypical Myopathy (AM) in Europe, concludes a new study published this month in the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ)1. The ...
Posted: Wednesday 19th June, 2013. 18:42:49

Equine Vets At The Animal Health Trust Need Riders For An Important Research Project

Animal Health Trust Equine vets at the Animal Health Trust are appealing to horse riders to help with an important research project, to assess the interaction between horse, saddle and rider. Participants simply need to ...
Posted: Thursday 13th June, 2013. 18:05:26

Calls For Simpler Horse Passport System As Survey Results Highlight Poor Understanding And Compliance

World Horse Welfare The UK’s horse passport regulations are in urgent need of simplification and strengthening after sector-wide survey results revealed a dramatic lack of confidence and worrying shortcomings in most...
Posted: Tuesday 28th May, 2013. 21:51:40

New Research Shows Equine Lameness Can Be Measured

BEVA Flexion testing, using the sensor-based system, at the University of Glasgow's School of Veterinary Medicine For many years, opinions on the value of flexion tests in assessing equine lameness ...
Posted: Thursday 23rd May, 2013. 20:29:53

World Horse Welfare Launches TV Appeal After Damning Figures Confirm Depth Of Horse Crisis

World Horse Welfare This week World Horse Welfare unveils its first ever TV appeal and speaks out on damning horse crisis figures. The appeal entitled ‘How could anyone?’ encourages more people to support the char...
Posted: Friday 17th May, 2013. 11:56:04

World Horse Welfare Releases Miles Of Pain Appeal Led By One Of The Charity’s Investigators

World Horse Welfare In recent news consumers were shocked to find out that their beef contained traces of horse meat. This meat is likely to be the product of horses that have suffered pain, dehydration and disease d...
Posted: Monday 13th May, 2013. 20:51:50

Faecal Worm Egg Counts Are A Cost-effective Way To Keep Worms Under Control During Summer

Zoetis Faecal worm egg counts (FWECs) are one of the most useful and cost-effective ways to keep worms under control during the summer, advise the veterinary experts at Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health)...
Posted: Tuesday 7th May, 2013. 16:35:32

New Landmark Book On Equine Nutrition

A new landmark book on equine nutrition has been published, edited by three of the world’s leading veterinary nutrition experts, including Pat Harris of the WALTHAM® Equine Studies Group. ‘Equin...
Posted: Tuesday 7th May, 2013. 16:20:38

Lapsed Vaccinations Risk Horses’ Lives Warns Blue Cross

The Blue Cross Blue Cross Groom Grace Shayler inspects Lance Corporal Francois Raats and his charger Colossus of the Queens Life Guards during the Blue Cross National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) at Hyde Park Bar...
Posted: Tuesday 7th May, 2013. 13:17:39

Great Step In Right Direction For Grand National

World Horse Welfare The charity World Horse Welfare, which is an independent welfare advisor to the British Horseracing Authority, has welcomed the results of today’s Grand National, but says there is still a need to red...
Posted: Tuesday 9th April, 2013. 17:08:39

Equine Weight Loss: It’s All In The ‘breed’ing

Spillers It seems that some breeds just want to stay thin while others are much less willing to part with their surplus pounds. A new study has confirmed that different breeds have different capacities for wei...
Posted: Thursday 4th April, 2013. 18:01:51

Ovatec Plus: The Easy Way Of Counting Eggs Before They Hatch

Zoetis Zoetis, formerly Pfizer Animal Health and a market-leading company in equine worm control, has made faecal collection and in-practice worm count testing quicker and easier with the introduction of...
Posted: Thursday 4th April, 2013. 17:55:33

World Horse Welfare’s Horse To Retire From World Famous King’s Troop After 12 Years Of Service

World Horse Welfare Nick White & World Horse Welfare Penny On March 26th, 2013, World Horse Welfare held their Chairman’s Circle Event in London at the Kings Troops’ new barracks in Woolwich, where World Horse Wel...
Posted: Tuesday 2nd April, 2013. 14:34:46

The Equine Council For Health And Welfare Survey Launched Today

World Horse Welfare Horse owners are asked for views on ‘broken’ passport system as part of Defra review Today the Equine Sector Council for Health and Welfare launches the horse owners’ passport survey – the first st...
Posted: Friday 22nd March, 2013. 17:13:31

National Equine Forum Televised For The First Time

BEF The National Equine Forum (NEF), held earlier this month, has been televised for the first time so if you missed this exclusive equestrian event you don’t have to miss out. H&C TV has devoted an en...
Posted: Wednesday 20th March, 2013. 18:23:39

New Liquid Foliar Fertiliser G-upp Set To Revolutionise Paddock Care

AgriBio Services Ltd A new liquid foliar fertiliser for paddock owners is set to revolutionise the way horse owners manage their paddocks whilst providing a retail opportunity for equine practices, suggests manufacturer A...
Posted: Tuesday 12th March, 2013. 19:30:37

April - Sweet Itch And Sweet Itch Awareness Month

Elanco The spring and summer months can be a distressing time for sweet itch sufferers and their owners. Indeed, research1 conducted by Elanco Companion Animal Health, distributor of CavalesseÂŽ, has rev...
Posted: Monday 4th March, 2013. 16:47:55

BEVA Launches Simple Checklist To Help Ensure Responsible Horse Care

BEVA Ensuring you are caring for your horse responsibly has never been so easy with the launch of a simple, concise horse care checklist at this year’s National Equine Forum in London on 5 March. ...
Posted: Monday 4th March, 2013. 11:59:59

New Study Confirms Maggots Can Help Heal Horse Wounds

BEVA One of the two methods for applying the maggots involved placing a net under the edges of the wound onto which the maggots were placed Maggots can play an integral role in modern veterinary car...
Posted: Wednesday 27th February, 2013. 20:47:18

SPILLERSŽ And Shires Produce Equine Grazing Muzzle Guide

Spillers Nutritionists at SPILLERSÂŽ have teamed up with Shires Equestrian to produce a guide on how to use equine grazing muzzles safely and to best effect. The new guide is presented as a swing tag on all new...
Posted: Wednesday 27th February, 2013. 20:35:37

Don’t Miss The National Equine Health Survey, 5 – 11 May 2013

The Blue Cross When: 5 – 11 May 2013 Where: Online at www.bluecross.org.uk/NEHS Why: To help safeguard the future health and welfare of the UK’s horses and ponies The National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) is run...
Posted: Monday 18th February, 2013. 17:44:39

Suffering And Disease Lurk Behind European Horse Meat Trade, Say World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare Obese Polish horse with rubbing injury. Photo credit: World Horse Welfare Horse meat discovered in beef products is the product of suffering and the spread of disease, according to World Horse ...
Posted: Friday 8th February, 2013. 13:19:09

Two New BEVA Guides Make Equine Insurance Easier For Vets And Their Clients

BEVA The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has introduced two new guides to help vets and their clients negotiate the complexities of equine insurance with clarity. The guides have been produced...
Posted: Wednesday 6th February, 2013. 11:51:11

New Great Value Quality Horse Feed Cubes From SPILLERSŽ

Spillers SPILLERSÂŽ has introduced an exciting new horse feed to help owners cut costs without compromising on quality. SPILLERSÂŽ Leisure Cubes are low energy, with a tasty mint and rosemary flavour that ho...
Posted: Tuesday 5th February, 2013. 16:28:37

Racing And Veterinary To Be The Focus For This Year’s National Equine Forum

British Equestrian Federation The National Equine Forum, to be held on Tuesday 5th March 2013, is appealing to an even broader spectrum of the equestrian industry this year, with the inclusion of some thought-provoking and topical...
Posted: Thursday 31st January, 2013. 18:28:08

‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All’ When You Worm Your Horse Reminds Pfizer

Pfizer Animal Health With spring turnout onto new grass just around the corner, now is a key time to think about your next steps for worming this year. The experts at Pfizer Animal Health explain why it’s important to rem...
Posted: Tuesday 29th January, 2013. 12:24:23

New Study Explores Interaction Between Horse, Saddle And Rider

Animal Health Trust A review has recently been published identifying what is known and the challenges in determining what is not known about the influence that horse, rider and saddle have on each other. It follows a...
Posted: Thursday 24th January, 2013. 12:22:26

New Research From USA Links Box Elder Tree Toxin And Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

BEVA New research from the USA and recently published in the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ), has shown that a toxin from the box elder tree is the likely cause of Seasonal Pasture Myopathy (SPM), the US e...
Posted: Wednesday 16th January, 2013. 14:49:08

World Horse Welfare Is Hosting A Demo By Champion Equestrian Sportswoman Lucinda Fredericks

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare will be playing host to a demonstration by champion equestrian sportswoman Lucinda Fredericks. The lecture demo evening will be held at Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre, Snette...
Posted: Friday 11th January, 2013. 12:07:20

BEVA And BAEDT Have Combined Forces To Set Recognised Standards For Equine Dental Treatment

BEVA The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) and the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians (BAEDT) have combined forces to set recognised standards for equine dental treatment. These sh...
Posted: Thursday 3rd January, 2013. 10:34:03

Tough Winter Ahead For Horses, Warns Horse Charity In Annual Christmas Message 2012

World Horse Welfare “As we head into the depths of winter, World Horse Welfare estimates that there are 6000 horses at risk in England and Wales. This is reflected in the fact that we have taken in 50% more horses si...
Posted: Wednesday 19th December, 2012. 17:49:41

World Horse Welfare Appalled At Barbaric Treatment Of Horse In Race Against Oscar Pistorius In Qatar

World Horse Welfare In response to the treatment of the horse during Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius’ race against a horse yesterday in Qatar: Tony Tyler Deputy Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare said:...
Posted: Thursday 13th December, 2012. 18:59:44

Important Laminitis Research Now Available Online

BEVA To help combat the prevalent and devastating condition of laminitis, the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) has made a collection of important research papers freely available online to both vets and hor...
Posted: Wednesday 7th November, 2012. 14:24:09

World Horse Welfare To Be Recognised At Glamorous Equestrian Party Of The Year

World Horse Welfare A glamorous equestrian-themed party will be held on 14 November at The Stafford Hotel in London in support of World Horse Welfare. This event is a fitting way to congratulate Team GB’s riding s...
Posted: Wednesday 7th November, 2012. 10:10:34

Nine Year Old Boy Bonds With Pony Only To Discover They Both Have Just One Kidney

World Horse Welfare Frankie as she is now, with her devoted friend James When young James Holmes visited Blackpool Rescue and Rehoming Centre and fell in love with a horse, he was amazed to discover that they’d bo...
Posted: Monday 5th November, 2012. 17:37:39

Trojan Horse Brings EQUEST & EQUEST PRAMOX To TV

Pfizer Animal Health EQUESTÂŽ & EQUEST PRAMOXÂŽ, the market leading wormers from Pfizer Animal Health will be making a dramatic entrance into the world of TV for the first time, on the back of a Trojan horse. The visual...
Posted: Monday 5th November, 2012. 16:44:57

Dechra's Equine Pain Management Support Material Proved Popular At BEVA

Dechra Delegates at Dechra Veterinary Products' stand at BEVA Congress Support material from Dechra Veterinary Products on equine pain management proved popular with delegates at the recent BEVA Congr...
Posted: Wednesday 24th October, 2012. 16:45:41

Republic Of Ireland Initiates Training Programme To Improve Standards Of Horse Welfare

The Horse Trust The Horse Trust recently held a training course in County Cork, Republic of Ireland, for Veterinary Inspectors and other staff involved in implementing the Control of Horses Act (1996). Ireland has...
Posted: Tuesday 23rd October, 2012. 14:08:00

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s ‘Talk About Laminitis’ Initiative Is 'Revolutionising Our View Of Laminitis' Says Leading Expert

Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s ‘Talk About Laminitis’ initiative is proving to be an enormous success with over 3000 horses and ponies tested for PPID in the campaign’s first seven weeks. Profess...
Posted: Tuesday 23rd October, 2012. 11:06:33

Horse Charities Predict A Winter Of Discontent For Horses

World Horse Welfare Gary, one of the horses that is looking for a new home via the RSPCA 6,000 horses and ponies ‘at risk’ Horse welfare charities are calling for government and public help in a landmark report...
Posted: Tuesday 16th October, 2012. 15:02:22

New Study Shows Saddle Slip May Be Early Indicator Of Lameness

Animal Health Trust Caudal images of a horse ridden in straight lines on the left rein and on a left circle. There is saddle slip to the right, which was worse in circles compared with straight lines. A new study...
Posted: Wednesday 3rd October, 2012. 13:12:59

Pfizer Survey Shows Many Still Not Worming Horses Correctly

Pfizer Animal Health Mary King Worming experts at Pfizer Animal Health are alarmed about the results of a recent survey which has shown that half of all horse owners are not worming their horse or pony correctly fo...
Posted: Tuesday 2nd October, 2012. 14:40:22

Cool Things Down With New SPILLERSŽ Cool Mix™

Spillers Keep calm and carry on riding with new SPILLERS® Cool Mix™. It’s now cooler than ever before to help encourage the positive behaviour you want from your horse, when you’re out and about this win...
Posted: Monday 10th September, 2012. 11:44:12

Worming Goes Mobile - Eqvalan Launches Autumn Promotion

Merial Animal Health To help horse owners on the move Merial Animal Health, manufacturer of EQVALANÂŽ and EQVALANÂŽ Duo, has launched a new mobile version of the excellent SMART worming planner. Free to download at ...
Posted: Thursday 6th September, 2012. 16:57:39

Leading Equine Vets And SPILLERSŽ Join Forces To Help Tackle Equine Obesity

Spillers Two leading equine vets, in consultation with trusted horse feed manufacturer SPILLERSÂŽ, have launched a veterinary approved weight control diet for horses and ponies, under the new brand of EQUIN...
Posted: Sunday 2nd September, 2012. 11:56:16

Cushing's Disease Is Common In Laminitic Horses As Young As 10 Years Old

Boehringer Ingelheim PPID - new data demonstrates that Cushing’s disease is common in laminitic horses as young as 10 years old1 Following the hugely successful ‘Talk About Laminitis’ campaign which saw over 3,100 ...
Posted: Thursday 30th August, 2012. 09:49:42

Three Members Of Same Family In Kent Banned From Keeping Horses For 10 Years After Repeatedly Ignoring Advice From Welfare Charities

World Horse Welfare Dunn ponies as found in barn - RSPCA Two men and a woman from the same family received a 10-year ban on keeping horses and will be forced to pay thousands of pounds in costs after repeatedly ig...
Posted: Friday 17th August, 2012. 13:22:38

Trial Pack For Selective NSAID

Merial Animal Health Practitioners can now trial the first COX-2 specific NSAID for horses, EquioxxÂŽ (firocoxib) with a limited special offer trial pack containing 10 tubes of the oral paste. EQUIOXX is the only eq...
Posted: Monday 13th August, 2012. 13:26:16

New Worming Message From Merial: ‘Treat Every Horse As An Individual’

Merial Animal Health Merial’s SMART worming message is now well-established and is a recognisable system that horse owners can effectively use to help manage their worming programmes. Communication of the targeted worming...
Posted: Monday 13th August, 2012. 13:22:33

SPILLERSŽ Donates Ł12,000 To Help Laminitis Research

Spillers Rachel Austin of SPILLERS hands the cheque over to Robert Eustace. SPILLERSŽ has donated Ł12,000 to the Laminitis Trust, to help fund important research on this potentially devastating conditio...
Posted: Saturday 11th August, 2012. 16:46:48

World Horse Welfare And Team GB Eventers Proud Of The High Welfare Standards Of The Equestrian Games Starting Tomorrow At Greenwich

World Horse Welfare Olympic First Horse Inspection. Credit Kit Houghton & FEI. The horses competing at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will benefit from the preparations that have been made to ensure ...
Posted: Friday 27th July, 2012. 16:52:25

DuvaxynŽ EHV 1,4 Joins Pfizer’s EquipŽ Stable

Pfizer Animal Health Pfizer Animal Health’s tried and trusted Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) vaccine (Duvaxyn® EHV 1,4) has been rebranded Equip® EHV 1,4, joining Pfizer’s well-known and comprehensive stable of equine vaccines...
Posted: Monday 23rd July, 2012. 13:53:24

New Ceva Leaflet Helps Horse Owners Understand Equine Back Pain

CEVA Ceva Animal Health has produced a leaflet to help horse owners understand the cause, diagnosis and management of equine back pain. It complements Ceva’s helpful series of waiting room leaflets for cli...
Posted: Friday 20th July, 2012. 12:42:17

The Horse Trust Remembers Hyde Park Horses Sefton And Echo

The Horse Trust Sefton and Echo This Friday 20th July 2012 The Horse Trust based in Speen, Buckinghamshire will be remembering the tragic victims of the Hyde Park bombing. It is 30 years since this horrific a...
Posted: Thursday 19th July, 2012. 11:25:36

Join A Sponsored Walk With Haggis The Shetland To Keep The Pounds Off Your Ponies

World Horse Welfare Haggie and Chloe A pony rescued from horrific neglect in Aberdeenshire will lead a sponsored pony walk in the Scottish Highlands this August to highlight the importance of physical exercise to ...
Posted: Wednesday 18th July, 2012. 12:29:52

Elanco Sponsors Vets With Horsepower European Tour

Elanco Elanco Companion Animal Health is sponsoring the Vets with Horsepower European Tour which aims to raise Ł125,000 for SPANA by travelling 3,000 miles through Europe by motorbike between 22 August a...
Posted: Thursday 12th July, 2012. 13:02:26

Animal Health Trust Asked To Assist In Reducing The Impact Of Equine Flu On The Olympics

Animal Health Trust Following equine flu outbreaks reported in France and South America this year, the governing bodies for horse sports have asked the AHT to assist in minimising any risks associated with the disease, b...
Posted: Wednesday 11th July, 2012. 16:39:52

Pfizer Helps The Pony Club With New Worm Control Achievement Badge

Pfizer Animal Health The Pony Club has introduced a brand new Worm Control Achievement Badge, designed in conjunction with veterinary advisors at Pfizer Animal Health. The new, highly practical Badge, is being very well r...
Posted: Tuesday 10th July, 2012. 15:12:13

‘Modern-Day George Stubbs’ Lends Support To Leading Horse Charity With Debut Exhibition At National Stud

World Horse Welfare Minnie and Jubilee Matthew Seed The rehabilitation of rescue horses was thrown into a new light yesterday in a stunning new art exhibition by a photographer likened as the ‘Modern Day George St...
Posted: Thursday 5th July, 2012. 16:59:52

Working Horses Settle Into Their New Home At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Standing at just 16hh, 17 year old, ex-army bay gelding Hagrid is the latest addition to the herd at The Horse Trust. Hagrid is certainly no “Half-Giant” like the character in the Harry Potter bo...
Posted: Wednesday 27th June, 2012. 14:22:06

Horse Owner Banned From Keeping Animals After Horses Found With Horrendous Hooves

World Horse Welfare Haggis upon arrival A man from Aberdeenshire has been banned from keeping animals for life after neglecting two of his horses which had some of the worst feet World Horse Welfare has ever seen....
Posted: Thursday 21st June, 2012. 16:46:46

European Vet And Farrier Federations Join Forces To Promote Best Practice

FEEVA The Federation of European Equine Veterinary Associations (FEEVA) and the European Federation of Farriers Associations (EFFA) have joined forces to promote best practice in farriery. The initiative...
Posted: Monday 18th June, 2012. 11:32:18

Blackpool Football Legend Jimmy Armfield To Present Wayne Rooney Shirt At World Horse Welfare Centre

World Horse Welfare Former England captain, Jimmy Armfield is officially presenting World Horse Welfare’s Penny Farm near Blackpool with a signed shirt donated by England and Manchester United star striker Wayne Roon...
Posted: Thursday 14th June, 2012. 16:20:58

Three Million Viewers For World Horse Welfare’s YouTube Videos

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is celebrating another milestone as the number of viewers of our YouTube videos has reached the three million mark. We currently have 134 films on our YouTube site www.youtube.c...
Posted: Wednesday 6th June, 2012. 19:53:59

How Volunteering Can Help Horses In Need

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is highlighting the value of volunteers to our work during Volunteers Week (1-7 June). Our charity has a number of regular volunteers who help us in many different ways, whe...
Posted: Wednesday 6th June, 2012. 11:45:52

New Worming Message From Merial: ‘Don’t Aim To Kill All Worms’

Merial Animal Health This spring Merial simplified the SMART worming message by introducing the SMART Rules, four simple rules to help horse owners plan an effective worming programme for 2012. As the new posters emph...
Posted: Wednesday 30th May, 2012. 15:10:44

Loyal Royal Parks Shire Horse Retires To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust The Horse Trust, based in Speen, Buckinghamshire, is delighted to welcome 19 year old, black Shire gelding, Jed, who has retired after nearly 10 years service with The Royal Parks Agency. Jed,...
Posted: Tuesday 29th May, 2012. 13:00:06

A Lick Of Love From Rescue Horses At Blue Cross

The Blue Cross Blue Cross Spirit enjoying his Likit Homeless horses and ponies at Blue Cross, one of the UK’s leading animal charities, are now enjoying a free supply of Likit Treats and Toys in their stables...
Posted: Tuesday 29th May, 2012. 11:08:17

Inspired Nora Kragebakk To Ride From The New Forest To Newcastle For World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare A 23 year-old woman is riding her horse from the New Forest to Newcastle after being inspired by World Horse Welfare’s fat scoring and weight management YouTube videos. Nora Kragebakk, who live...
Posted: Monday 28th May, 2012. 15:08:24

Pfizer And Westgate Help Horse Owners Understand Faecal Worm Egg Counts

Pfizer Animal Health The worming experts at Pfizer Animal Health and Westgate Laboratories have combined their expertise to help horse owners understand why Faecal Worm Egg Counts (FWECs) are one of the most important...
Posted: Monday 28th May, 2012. 14:42:37

World Horse Welfare Warns Horse Owners About The ‘weighty’ Effects Of The Wet Weather

World Horse Welfare After all the recent heavy rainfall the UK has seen over the past month, World Horse Welfare is urging horse owners to consider the impact this will have on their horse’s grazing, and to be aware ...
Posted: Friday 25th May, 2012. 18:59:16

Encouraging Results For Standing Fracture Repair In Racehorses

BEVA New research has shown that the use of standing sedation to repair lower limb fractures in racehorses produces similar results to surgery performed under a general anaesthetic, but with the advantages...
Posted: Wednesday 23rd May, 2012. 10:55:11

World Horse Welfare Trustee Jane Holderness-Roddam To Carry The Olympic Torch

World Horse Welfare Jane Holderness-Roddam at our Buckingham Palace 85th anniversary reception. Photo credit: World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare Trustee Jane Holderness-Roddam will be one of the 8,000 inspira...
Posted: Wednesday 23rd May, 2012. 10:26:34

Exciting Horse Contraceptive Project Launches

World Horse Welfare For the first time in the UK, World Horse Welfare is teaming up with The Friends of The Dartmoor Hill Pony organisation and local vets to carry out a ground breaking new experimental project that ...
Posted: Monday 21st May, 2012. 13:17:49

Ł50,000 Donation From The Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust To Help World Horse Welfare Continue Its Vital Work

World Horse Welfare Buckingham Palace Sir Peter O'Sullevan. World Horse Welfare is delighted to have received a Ł50,000 donation from the Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust. Last Saturday (12 May) at Ascot we we...
Posted: Thursday 17th May, 2012. 18:37:39

Call For Support As World Horse Welfare Sees A Huge Increase In Horses Needing Help

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is calling on members of the public to help support our charity as we have seen a huge rise in the number of horses in the UK urgently needing our help. Over the last five yea...
Posted: Monday 14th May, 2012. 18:44:46

Top Tips From The Experts At World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare A photograph of a groom riding one of our horses at Hall Farm. © World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is giving you the chance to learn from a number of equine experts at our Spring Tal...
Posted: Thursday 10th May, 2012. 13:59:06

World Horse Welfare Chosen Horse Charity For Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is delighted to be announced as one of the four chosen charities at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant at Windsor. We are the only horse charity nominated for the event whi...
Posted: Friday 4th May, 2012. 16:05:53

Special Event For A Special Pony At World Horse Welfare In Somerset

World Horse Welfare Opel, a skewbald Shetland pony World Horse Welfare is celebrating the birthday of one of our ponies that came into our care in an extremely poor condition with a special event for the public. ...
Posted: Monday 30th April, 2012. 18:36:02

International Programme Visit By HRH The Princess Royal A Success

World Horse Welfare The visit made by World Horse Welfare President HRH The Princess Royal to our training programme in South Africa has been hailed a success. For the first time The Princess Royal visited one of ...
Posted: Thursday 26th April, 2012. 12:06:06

‘Rehome A Horse’ Month Hailed A Success For World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare’s ‘Rehome a Horse month’ has been hailed a success after more horses were rehomed during March compared to the same month last year. The campaign, in its second year, was to rai...
Posted: Friday 20th April, 2012. 17:59:43

The Horse Trust Launches Quest Appeal Fund In Memory Of Rescue Pony

The Horse Trust Quest, recently rescued pony who lost his fight for survival on Easter Sunday. The Horse Trust, based in Speen, Buckinghamshire, is devastated after the recently rescued pony, Quest, lost his f...
Posted: Thursday 19th April, 2012. 13:03:00

World Horse Welfare Says ‘public Won’t Stomach More Tragedies At The Grand National’

World Horse Welfare International horse charity World Horse Welfare’s Chief executive Roly Owers responded to the deaths at Aintree by saying that those within racing “can no longer rely on a ‘take it or leave it’ atti...
Posted: Monday 16th April, 2012. 18:43:30

HRH The Princess Royal To Visit World Horse Welfare’s International Programme In South Africa

World Horse Welfare Enos Mafokate World Horse Welfare’s President HRH The Princess Royal will be visiting South Africa next week where she will see first-hand the work of our charity’s International team who help ...
Posted: Friday 13th April, 2012. 13:31:00

Officers To Start Their Patrols On Horseback In Norfolk Thanks To World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare After months of working together with World Horse Welfare, three specials and a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) from Norfolk Constabulary will begin their first patrols on horseback this w...
Posted: Thursday 12th April, 2012. 10:42:31

World Horse Welfare Fundraiser Jill Perry Inspired To Take On Huge Diamond Jubilee Riding Challenge

World Horse Welfare Jill Perry and Gem. A World Horse Welfare supporter is taking on another huge riding challenge across the UK to raise money for our charity. Jill Perry from Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshi...
Posted: Wednesday 11th April, 2012. 12:08:40

Shetland Ponies Need A Helping Hand At World Horse Welfare's Centre In Norfolk

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is calling on volunteers to come and walk our Shetland ponies to keep them trim during the summer months. Our Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre in Snetterton, Norfolk is ...
Posted: Tuesday 10th April, 2012. 14:20:12

Man Sentenced For Neglecting His Horse – One Of The Thinnest World Horse Welfare Has Ever Seen

World Horse Welfare A man from Cleveland has been jailed after neglecting his horse which is one of the thinnest World Horse Welfare has ever seen. Tom Parker, 72, of The Green, Wolviston, Billingham pleaded guilt...
Posted: Wednesday 4th April, 2012. 15:40:15

New Study Suggests Fatter Means Naughtier

BEVA Being overweight is not just a problem in human health; a new study suggests that fat horses and ponies are more likely to misbehave than their more svelte counterparts. The research has raised partic...
Posted: Wednesday 4th April, 2012. 15:21:37

How Leaving A Gift In Your Will Can Help More Neglected And Abused Horses

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare understands and respects that making future arrangements for family and friends takes careful thought and planning. This Easter, we are encouraging people to think about inclu...
Posted: Monday 2nd April, 2012. 17:02:03

Eight Horses Rescued By World Horse Welfare After Owners Struggle With Economic Climate And Poor Health

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare has taken in a group of horses from the remote Scottish island of Islay after their owners were struggling to care for them due to the economic climate and poor health. This...
Posted: Friday 30th March, 2012. 18:36:21

New World Horse Welfare Chairman Barry Johnson Supports ‘Rehome A Horse’ Month In Lancashire

World Horse Welfare Barry Johnson and Lizzie World Horse Welfare’s new Chairman Barry Johnson is backing our ‘Rehome a Horse’ month by visiting some of the horses ready for rehoming at our Rescue and Rehoming Cent...
Posted: Thursday 29th March, 2012. 13:45:16

Boost For NEHS As Leading Organisations Sign Up

The Blue Cross Three of the UK’s major equestrian organisations have pledged their support for the National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) as the results from the third nationwide survey are published by leading animal...
Posted: Thursday 29th March, 2012. 13:40:58

Boehringer Research Highlights Gap In Owners’ Laminitis Knowledge

Boehringer Ingelheim Recent research1 by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has revealed that over three-quarters of horse owners believe that laminitis in the spring is most commonly caused by access to lush pasture, especia...
Posted: Wednesday 28th March, 2012. 13:25:00

The Horse Trust Appeals For Donations For Rescued Pony At Death’s Door

The Horse Trust Quest after admission 22.03.12 The Horse Trust has given emergency care to an 18 month old, 12 hh, bay colt that can only be described as the worst case of animal neglect the charity has ever s...
Posted: Wednesday 28th March, 2012. 11:38:27

Support The Laminitis Trust With SPILLERS HAPPY HOOFŽ

Spillers Laminitis is every horse owner’s nightmare. It can affect any horse or pony at any time but SPILLERS® is committed to helping you to keep your horse as safe as possible. This year the feed company...
Posted: Friday 23rd March, 2012. 14:32:04

Isle Of Wight’s Horse Owners Welcome Permanent Vet On The Island

Endell Veterinary Group Equine Hospital Horse owners on the Isle of Wight are delighted with a Wiltshire vet practice’s decision to place a permanent vet on the island. It will ensure that the Island’s numerous horses can receive speedy tre...
Posted: Friday 23rd March, 2012. 14:05:34

Amersham Horse Goes From Horrific Conditions To Loving New Home

World Horse Welfare Amersham horse Wilma who had a terrible start in life is now excelling in her new home thanks to World Horse Welfare’s ‘Rehome a Horse’ month last year. Due the positive feedback and success of...
Posted: Wednesday 21st March, 2012. 18:28:48

New Information Leaflet On Severe Bleeding In Horses From Dechra

Dechra Screen shot of Equine Pain Matters website Dechra Veterinary Products has released a new information leaflet on severe bleeding in horses to support equine veterinary professionals and their cl...
Posted: Wednesday 21st March, 2012. 18:09:16

Shetland Pony Sweep Helps To Rehome Rescue Horse In Scotland

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare Shetland pony Sweep has helped to rehome a horse called Silky who was brought into one of our centres as a foal in an extremely poor condition. Silky arrived at our Belwade ...
Posted: Friday 16th March, 2012. 17:50:41

Rehomed Rescue Pony Restores Young Girl’s Confidence

World Horse Welfare One young girl is thanking a World Horse Welfare rescue horse for restoring her confidence. During our ‘Rehome a Horse’ month in March we want to reassure people that rehoming a rescue horse fr...
Posted: Wednesday 14th March, 2012. 16:38:51

Healthcare Concerns About Headshaking, Sarcoids And Obesity Discussed At 20th National Equine Forum

The National Equine Forum The 20th National Equine Forum (NEF), held last Thursday 8th March 2012, saw Professor Derek Knottenbelt giving enlightening and entertaining presentations on headshaking and sarcoids. The event also ...
Posted: Wednesday 14th March, 2012. 11:51:34

World Horse Welfare 85th Anniversary Charity Ride Through Beautiful Norfolk Estate

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is offering horse lovers in Norfolk the opportunity to ride through some beautiful scenery in our 85th Anniversary Pleasure Ride through Euston Park next month. The event ne...
Posted: Monday 12th March, 2012. 17:03:13

World Horse Welfare Celebrates 85th Anniversary At Buckingham Palace

World Horse Welfare Buckingham Palace HRH The Princess Royal resized World Horse Welfare has celebrated the launch of our 85th anniversary in style with a reception evening at Buckingham Palace. The event last ...
Posted: Monday 12th March, 2012. 12:02:49

BEVA Introduces New Webcast Service

BEVA BEVA has introduced a new Webcast service to make the 2011 BEVA Congress lectures easily accessible to those who were unable to attend as well as a great refresher for those who were. Sponsored by Pfi...
Posted: Monday 12th March, 2012. 11:37:38

Horses Set To Be ‘egg-static’ At World Horse Welfare This Easter

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare’s rescue horses are set to be ‘egg-static’ next month as we are holding a free Easter Fun Day at our Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerset. The event on Saturday 7 April 2012 is j...
Posted: Thursday 8th March, 2012. 18:03:37

The Horse Trust’s Response To The Growing Numbers Of Horses And Ponies Being Neglected

The Horse Trust Further to recent reports from the RSPCA that there are a growing number of horses being neglected and needing to be taken in to the care of charities such as The Horse Trust, based in Speen, Buckingh...
Posted: Wednesday 7th March, 2012. 17:18:29

World Horse Welfare Wins ‘Best Use Of Social Media By A Charity’ In This Year’s Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMAs)

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is delighted to have won ‘Best use of Social Media by a Charity’ in this year’s Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMAs). During the 10 days running up to Christmas last year,...
Posted: Wednesday 7th March, 2012. 11:46:09

World Horse Welfare Involved In Exciting Horse Contraceptive Project

World Horse Welfare Dartmoor ponies - Credit Dartmoor Photographs World Horse Welfare is pleased to be involved in an exciting new project that could help to tackle the problem of overbreeding amongst ponies on Da...
Posted: Tuesday 6th March, 2012. 10:21:32

Trilanco Crowned Trade Supplier Of The Year At BETA Awards

Trilanco Poulton-le-Fylde based wholesaler Trilanco has been crowned ETN Trade Supplier of the Year, at the 2012 BETA Business Awards. Whilst best known as the UK’s leading animal health wholesaler, Tri...
Posted: Monday 5th March, 2012. 14:25:27

Rebekah Brooks "Horsegate" Misses The Real Story Says World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare In response to revelations that ex-News International chief Rebekah Brooks fostered a retired police horse, the chief executive of the UK’s largest horse rehoming charity says that “Horsegate” misses ...
Posted: Thursday 1st March, 2012. 17:10:46

RDA National Dressage Championship Qualifier Retires To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Benjy at Wyfold RDA The Horse Trust, a charity caring for the retirement and respite needs of working horses based in Speen, Buckinghamshire, is delighted to welcome Benjy from Wyfold Riding fo...
Posted: Thursday 1st March, 2012. 17:05:10

BBC F1 Star Adds Horsepower To The Launch Of ‘Rehome A Horse’ Month As Charity At Bursting Point

World Horse Welfare BBC Formula 1 Reporter Lee McKenzie has World Horse Welfare under starters orders as she launches this year’s Rehome a Horse month. Our charity is appealing to members of the public to consider...
Posted: Thursday 1st March, 2012. 16:40:29

Rags For Nags A Huge Success For World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare Dale and Rags for Nags World Horse Welfare’s Rags for Nags event at Penny Farm has once again been a success as Ł792 has been raised to help horses in need. The amount beats last year’s tota...
Posted: Tuesday 28th February, 2012. 17:42:31

New Videos Showing How Equine Vet James Crabtree Uses His MicroMaxx Ultrasound Scanner On A Day-to-day Basis

BCF Technology James from Equine Reproductive Services, Malton, North Yorkshire, explains why he likes using the MicroMaxx so much. Equine vet James Crabtree, from Equine Reproductive Services in Malton, Nort...
Posted: Tuesday 28th February, 2012. 16:31:42

New Evidence Suggests That Entering Training And Racing At Two Years Of Age Promotes A Longer And More Successful Thoroughbred Racing Career

BEVA New research, published this month the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ), has suggested that exercise early in life has a positive effect on musculoskeletal health and may have a positive impact on the ...
Posted: Tuesday 28th February, 2012. 15:54:40

Choose Your Timings Well For Spring Horse Worming Advises Pfizer

Pfizer Animal Health Spring heralds the time for turning our horses out onto new grass after the restrictions of winter and this is one of the most important times to think about your next steps for worming, advise the wo...
Posted: Tuesday 28th February, 2012. 12:53:26

World Horse Welfare Supporter Loes Knopper Prepares For Another Global Challenge

World Horse Welfare Loes and Charlie A World Horse Welfare supporter who raised more than Ł2,000 after organising an ‘On Horses For Horses’ round the world challenge ride’ is now taking on an equally big task for ...
Posted: Friday 24th February, 2012. 17:31:46

Lincolnshire Woman Receives Ban After Failing To Ensure The Welfare Of Her Horses

World Horse Welfare A woman from Lincolnshire has been sentenced after pleading guilty to failing to ensure the welfare of her horses. Renee Walker, 31, of North Street, Middle Rasen appeared before Grimsby Magist...
Posted: Wednesday 22nd February, 2012. 00:02:57

World Horse Welfare Training Of Specials On Horseback A Success

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare’s training of Norfolk Constabulary’s specials on horseback has been a success. Our Field Officer Jacko Jackson was asked by the Constabulary to assist with providing compete...
Posted: Tuesday 21st February, 2012. 23:49:15

Survey Suggests The Prevalence Of Obesity In Horses Remains Worryingly High Even At The End Of The Winter

Spillers A recent survey of groups of horses spending at least six hours out at pasture has shown that more than a quarter were obese at the end of the winter months. This alarming trend may suggest that well...
Posted: Monday 13th February, 2012. 14:37:26

Farriery Competition To Celebrate Horse Charity’s 85th Anniversary

World Horse Welfare Donald Nicol in action It’s the battle of the rasps at World Horse Welfare’s Belwade Farm this summer. We are holding our 15th Annual Farriery competition and one-day clinic between Friday 2...
Posted: Monday 13th February, 2012. 13:52:40

One Of London’s Bravest Horses Takes A Break From The Barricades

The Horse Trust Brigadier with Police Officer Hannah The Horse Trust welcomes two new arrivals from the Metropolitan Police to its Home of Rest for Horses in Buckinghamshire. Police horse Chiswick was formall...
Posted: Thursday 9th February, 2012. 16:49:14

World Horse Welfare Warn – Don’t Be A Victim Of Rogue Horse Traders

World Horse Welfare World Horse Welfare is urging horse owners to think twice before loaning or giving their horse away to a supposedly good home as we hear about more and more cases where they have been sold on, or ev...
Posted: Thursday 9th February, 2012. 11:34:43

Conscious Living With The Help Of Horses

Intuitive Horse Wellbeing spoke to Emma Colyer of Intuitive Horse, Ringmer, a little while ago, about her work with horses & healing. My work at Intuitive Horse uses horses to help people recognise their behav...
Posted: Thursday 2nd February, 2012. 10:10:26

New Partnership For Equine Medicine Between Pfizer Animal Health And The Hippolia Foundation

Pfizer Animal Health Pfizer Animal Health and The Hippolia Foundation announced today the formation of a strategic partnership to advance equine health through research and educational programmes. The Hippolia Foun...
Posted: Wednesday 1st February, 2012. 16:54:37

War Horse Documentary Filmed At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust A film crew spent a day at equine sanctuary The Horse Trust filming a documentary on the use of horses in World War 1, for a programme that is due to be aired on Channel 4 on the 4th of March. ...
Posted: Wednesday 1st February, 2012. 11:12:28

The Horse Trust Launches New Equine Influenza Vaccination Policy And Vaccinates All Residents At The Sanctuary

The Horse Trust Dominic Owsiany, Groom at The Horse Trust (left) and Julian Samuelson, Managing Partner of Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic and trustee of The Horse Trust (right) about to vaccinate Billy, one of the...
Posted: Friday 20th January, 2012. 09:56:54

Equine Charity The AAEP Foundation Takes On Confounding Disease

AAEP The AAEP Foundation announced the launch of a $1 million campaign for laminitis research and the start of the first of multiple studies to help unravel the mysteries of this disease. Also announced...
Posted: Tuesday 17th January, 2012. 10:54:45

Long Serving Thames Valley Police Horse Retires To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Clyde and John Thurston Thames Valley Police horse Clyde on Tuesday arrived at The Horse Trust's sanctuary for rescued and retired working horses in Speen, Buckinghamshire. Clyde, a 16.3hh T...
Posted: Wednesday 11th January, 2012. 17:34:06

The Horse Trust Says Goodbye To "much Loved" RDA Pony

The Horse Trust Sean at Waverley RDA The Horse Trust has sadly said goodbye to one of its longest standing residents, who retired to the sanctuary a decade ago from Waverley Driving Group Riding for the Disabl...
Posted: Friday 23rd December, 2011. 14:32:00

Detect Horse Lameness Earlier Than Ever Possible With GaitCheck By NDI

NDI NDI, a world-leader in 3D measurement technology for medical and research applications, offers GaitCheck – a portable and easy-to-use device that detects horse lameness earlier than ever previousl...
Posted: Wednesday 21st December, 2011. 10:22:07

National Equine Forum Celebrates 20 Years

The National Equine Forum The National Equine Forum celebrates 20 years in March next year with a new venue. In 2012 the event, which offers the finest opportunity for you to hear and debate the latest equestrian news, views a...
Posted: Wednesday 14th December, 2011. 14:09:25

New Equine Research Centre Opens In Kalamazoo

Pfizer Animal Health Pfizer Animal Health has opened a new Equine Research Centre in Michigan USA. The centre is located just a few miles away from its Veterinary Medicine Research and Development (VMRD) Headquarters ...
Posted: Monday 12th December, 2011. 17:34:39

Horse Trust-funded Research Finds That Antibiotic Offers Effective Treatment For Ocular Tumours In Horses

The Horse Trust A research project funded by The Horse Trust has found that various types of ocular tumours can be successfully treated with mitomycin C, a cytotoxic antibiotic isolated from a bacterium. Mitomycin C ...
Posted: Friday 9th December, 2011. 12:47:08

Merial Helps The Horse Trust With New Vaccination Policy

Merial Animal Health Merial Animal Health has teamed up with The Horse Trust to implement an equine flu vaccination programme using PROTEQFLUÂŽ for all residents at the charity in Speen, Buckinghamshire. The Horse ...
Posted: Tuesday 22nd November, 2011. 14:14:20

Merial Applied Equine Research Award

Merial Animal Health (l-r) Tim Greet (WEVA President), Dr. Anthony Blikslager and Dr. Hoyt Cheramie Dr. Hoyt Cheramie of Merial today presented the 2011 Merial Applied Equine Research Award to Dr. Anthony Blikslage...
Posted: Tuesday 22nd November, 2011. 14:11:32

Equestrian Business Owner Treks To Machu Picchu To Raise Money For The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Neil Thornton, who owns Great Westwood Equestrian Park in Kings Langley, recently returned from a trek in Peru, which he took part in to raise money for Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust. ...
Posted: Monday 21st November, 2011. 12:16:15

The Horse Trust Launches New Range Of Christmas Gifts

The Horse Trust Equine welfare charity The Horse Trust launched a new range of Christmas gifts, including cards, notecards and pens. The charity, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, cares for...
Posted: Friday 18th November, 2011. 15:48:56
Global Animal Management Launches EyeD Equine Identification System

Global Animal Management Launches EyeD Equine Identification System

Merck Global Animal Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada), introduced this week in the USA the eyeD™ Equine Identificatio...
Posted: Friday 18th November, 2011. 15:39:47

40% Of Horses Injured Each Year, According To Survey Funded By The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust A research project funded by equine charity The Horse Trust has found that 40% of horses had suffered a traumatic injury within the past year. Only 13% of injuries occurred during ridden exercise, whi...
Posted: Wednesday 16th November, 2011. 13:09:38

New Ł2.2 Million Equine Clinic Opens In South West

B&W Equine Group B&W Equine Group, the South West-based leading equine veterinary partnership, has opened a brand new, state-of-the-art equine clinic at Breadstone in Gloucestershire. The new facility, which opene...
Posted: Monday 14th November, 2011. 17:41:04

The Horse Trust Runs Equine Welfare Training Course For Local Authority Inspectors

The Horse Trust 30 local authority inspectors from across England recently attended The Horse Trust’s two day Equine Welfare Assessment and Handling Course. The two-day course took place at Bransby Home of Rest fo...
Posted: Friday 11th November, 2011. 14:25:12

GMP Horses That Policed Riots In Manchester Retire To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Mounted policemen from the Manchester riots Four brave police horses from the Greater Manchester Police are retiring to The Horse Trust's sanctuary in Buckinghamshire next week. The four hor...
Posted: Thursday 10th November, 2011. 13:03:18

Gaddesden RDA's "best Pony" Retires To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Clunie at work A much-loved pony that helped countless disabled children learn to ride at Gaddesden Place RDA Centre in Hemel Hempstead has retired to The Horse Trust's sanctuary in Speen, Buck...
Posted: Tuesday 25th October, 2011. 12:00:39

Lameness Is Most Common Reason For Euthanasia In Older Horses, According To Horse Owner Survey

The Horse Trust Gina Pinchbeck and Jo Ireland A research project funded by equine charity The Horse Trust has found that lameness is the most common reason for euthanasing a geriatric horse. This research i...
Posted: Wednesday 19th October, 2011. 15:54:07

'A Kingdom For A Horse' - A Call For Submissions For A Charity Calendar!

Donnington Grove Veterinary Surgery A calendar for 2012 to represent our lives with horses – all proceeds go to a cancer hospice charity Bryan O’Meara and Alix Jackson of Donnington Grove Vets (O'Gorman's) are producing a calendar fo...
Posted: Monday 17th October, 2011. 21:20:40

Worms Can Kill, Warns Equine Vet Practice

Bakewell Equine Clinic Kirsty MacGregor An equine vet practice in Derbyshire is emphasising the importance of responsible worming following the sudden death of a seemingly healthy horse from severe worm damage. Ki...
Posted: Thursday 13th October, 2011. 12:33:06

Learn How To Handle A Horse At The Horse Trust This Autumn Half-term

The Horse Trust The Horse Trust is planning an action-packed schedule of activities during Autumn half-term at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire. The sanctuary will be open 2 - 4pm every day, except Tues...
Posted: Wednesday 12th October, 2011. 13:25:45

SPILLERSŽ Sponsors Redwings Orphaned Foal

Spillers Rachel Austin and Ben SPILLERS®, one of the UK’s the leading horse feed manufacturers, has pledged its support for an orphaned foal in the care of Redwings Horse Sanctuary in Norfolk. Ben, a...
Posted: Tuesday 11th October, 2011. 10:39:51

Group Of Citrix Employees Volunteer At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Six employees from the Gerrards Cross office of virtual computing provider Citrix Systems UK spent a day volunteering at The Horse Trust's sanctuary in Speen on 4 October. Citrix employees Ali ...
Posted: Friday 7th October, 2011. 12:53:53

One Of Merseyside's "most Lovable" Police Horses Retires To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Cracker with Victoria Merseyside Police horse Cracker on Tuesday 4 October travelled around 200 miles to The Horse Trust's sanctuary for rescued and retired working horses in Buckinghamshire. ...
Posted: Thursday 6th October, 2011. 17:57:08

Breathe Easy With WINERGY Ventil-ateŽ

During the winter many horses spend much more time in the stable and this can have consequences on their airways. The good news is that WINERGY Ventil-ateÂŽ can help. It is a unique supplement ...
Posted: Tuesday 4th October, 2011. 21:14:53

You Can’t Rely On Hay Alone This Winter

Spillers Research1 published earlier this year on hay soaking revealed the wide variability of hay used to feed horses and ponies in the UK. If some of the hays used in the study were fed as the majority of th...
Posted: Monday 3rd October, 2011. 18:41:33

FREE Weigh Tape For All Your Equest Customers

Pfizer Animal Health “Now is the time of year to treat your horse for encysted small redworms” advise the experts at Pfizer Animal Health. To help you encourage your customers to dose their horses accurately this seas...
Posted: Friday 30th September, 2011. 18:12:22

Dr Luisa Smith, Practising Equine Vet From Essex Wins BEVA Research Award

BEVA Dr Luisa Smith, a practising equine vet from Essex, has received the important BEVA Richard Hartley Clinical Award in recognition of her research on post-operative colic. The research was conducted in...
Posted: Friday 30th September, 2011. 17:14:05

Healing With Horses

Intuitive Horse Do you have specific issues you want to address? You may be looking for change in your life but don't know what, you may love being with animals, you may have a fear of horses. Maybe you are looki...
Posted: Tuesday 27th September, 2011. 15:01:32

Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic Run Open Day In Aid Of The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Open Day Rachael & Ruth Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic held an open day for clients on Saturday 17 September where they raised Ł316 for equine welfare charity The Horse Trust. Around 120 peop...
Posted: Monday 26th September, 2011. 14:17:44

Horse Trust-funded Research Finds Protein That May Help Maintain Equine Pregnancy

The Horse Trust Dr Lucy Woolford A research project funded by The Horse Trust has discovered for the first time expression of a protein in horses known to be important in maintaining pregnancy. The research...
Posted: Thursday 22nd September, 2011. 10:46:32

Lovestruck Shetland Ponies Reunited At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Piglet and Rosie Piglet and Rosie, two rescued Shetland ponies, have been reunited at The Horse Trust in Speen, Buckinghamshire, after seven months apart. 10hh skewbald mare Rosie has been l...
Posted: Wednesday 21st September, 2011. 12:13:15

Vet Grad Networking Scheme To Be Launched At BEVA Congress

BEVA BEVA is launching a scheme to help veterinary graduates cope with the stresses and challenges posed in their first few years after graduation. BEVA Grad will be launched at BEVA Congress, 7th-10th Sep...
Posted: Thursday 8th September, 2011. 20:34:17

Aqueos Launch New Equine Dental Disinfectants

Acqueos Aqueos, has launched a specialist anti-microbial mouthwash and instrument cleaner for the equine dental market in partnership with Equine Blades Direct Ltd. The Aqueos solution is a water based disin...
Posted: Wednesday 7th September, 2011. 20:10:36

BEVA Publishes New Book To Celebrate 50 Years

BEVA BEVA is launching a new book at BEVA Congress, 7th-10th September 2011, to celebrate the Association’s 50th Anniversary. The beautifully designed, full colour, volume has a forward by HRH The Prin...
Posted: Wednesday 7th September, 2011. 19:55:47

The Horse Trust Welcomes In Three Metropolitan Police Horses

The Horse Trust Three long-serving police horses from the Metropolitan Police force have arrived at The Horse Trust. Vernon and Alderman Metropolitan Police horse Vernon, is retiring to the sanctuary, while...
Posted: Wednesday 31st August, 2011. 11:54:42

Maureen Calls In Hollywood Star In Her 11-year Fight To Preserve Centuries Old Bridleway

HorseyTalk.net Land owners want bridleway closed whole year even though they say danger exists for just two-weeks Maureen Comber introduces George Mikell to Flicker, who has not been able to use the bridleway...
Posted: Tuesday 30th August, 2011. 17:59:04

The Horse Trust Launches New Range Of Christmas Cards And 2012 Calendar

The Horse Trust Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust today launched its new range of Christmas cards and 2012 calendar. The Horse Trust 2012 Calendar The charity, which is celebrating its 125th anniversa...
Posted: Tuesday 30th August, 2011. 17:52:26
Stem Cell Therapy Helps British Team Horse

Stem Cell Therapy Helps British Team Horse

VetCell Disaster struck in August 2009 when PB Arab endurance horse Alpha pulled up lame during training just as he and owner Annie Ings were about to join EGB’s World Class Start Squad and potentially repres...
Posted: Friday 26th August, 2011. 14:48:31

Be Prepared And Prevent Laminitis This Autumn

Spillers Laminitis doesn’t just happen in the spring. The autumn is also a danger time for this debilitating condition, which can affect any type of horse or pony. SPILLERS® has put together some practical...
Posted: Thursday 25th August, 2011. 18:07:56

Horse Trust-funded Research Discovers Impact Of Peptides On Equine Inflammatory Disease

The Horse Trust A research project funded by The Horse Trust has made important discoveries about how two peptides regulate the inflammatory response in horses. This knowledge could help with the development of impro...
Posted: Thursday 18th August, 2011. 11:14:39

Bucks County Show 2011: Get Advice From Equine Experts At The Horse Trust's Stand

The Horse Trust Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust has various events planned at its Bucks County Show stand next month Bucks County Show 2010 The charity will be holding various veterinary talks, wher...
Posted: Tuesday 16th August, 2011. 16:13:33

Take Note Of EHV Outbreak In USA Says Pfizer

Pfizer Animal Health An outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus across various states in the USA this spring has wreaked havoc on the equestrian industry, with many competitions being cancelled or postponed indefinitely. The situ...
Posted: Friday 12th August, 2011. 17:25:38

New Promotional Materials Dispel Worming Myths

Merial Animal Health If you sometimes struggle to get the message of SMART worming across to clients and customers, two new promotional items from Merial Animal Health will help. Part of an extensive range of educational ...
Posted: Monday 1st August, 2011. 18:05:52

The Horse Trust Appeals For Donations To Provide Vet Treatment To Retired Met Police And Army Horse

The Horse Trust Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust is appealing for donations to help pay for thousands of pounds of veterinary treatment required by two working horses it took in earlier this year. Gwain...
Posted: Monday 1st August, 2011. 17:04:41

Norton Man Raises Money For The Horse Trust In Memory Of His Mother

The Horse Trust Stuart Gordon, 40, from Norton, North Yorkshire is hoping to raise Ł1,000 for equine charity The Horse Trust by running the York 10k on Sunday 31 July. The Horse Trust, which is celebrating its 125...
Posted: Wednesday 20th July, 2011. 17:42:53

The Blue Cross Adopts The Dengie Diet

The Blue Cross The Blue Cross rescues and rehomes horses and ponies from around the UK and now Dengie Horse Feeds is proud to be supplying the charity with feed, to help these horses get a fresh start. Hors...
Posted: Tuesday 19th July, 2011. 14:57:58

Book A "horse Body Painting" Session At The Horse Trust This Summer!

The Horse Trust The Horse Trust is now accepting bookings for "horse body painting" sessions during the summer holidays at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire. Horse body painting enables children and adul...
Posted: Thursday 14th July, 2011. 18:29:50

Abingdon And Witney College Students Raise Over Ł1,000 For The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust has been presented with a cheque for £1294.45 by horse management students from an Oxfordshire further education college. The seven students, who a...
Posted: Thursday 7th July, 2011. 13:24:40

The Horse Trust Finds New Home For Spindles Farm Rescue Pony At Youth Charity

The Horse Trust 28 June 2011: Spindles Farm rescue pony Star, a 13hh five-year-old black gelding, last week travelled from The Horse Trust in Speen, Buckinghamshire to his new home at Oakwood Youth Challenge in Wokin...
Posted: Tuesday 28th June, 2011. 16:52:48

Last Call For Petplan Equine Vet Of The Year Nominations

Petplan Petplan Equine, the UK’s leading specialist Equine insurance provider, is giving veterinary staff from across the country one last chance to nominate their outstanding colleague for this year’s presti...
Posted: Monday 27th June, 2011. 15:03:16

The Horse Trust Celebrates Being The 2011 Official Show Charity At Olympia, The London International Horse Show

The Horse Trust 27 June 2011: Equine welfare charity The Horse Trust is delighted to have been chosen to be the official show charity at the 2011 London International Horse Show at Olympia, which runs from 13 to 19 D...
Posted: Monday 27th June, 2011. 14:36:13

Remember To Keep Your Grazing Clean This Summer

Pfizer Animal Health With your horses turned out contentedly grazing their summer pasture it’s easy to forget about the threat of worms for a while. In fact the summer is an important time of year to make sure these irkso...
Posted: Tuesday 21st June, 2011. 16:40:25

Police Horse Clyde Receives Commendation At Royal Ascot Before Retiring To The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust After a long, distinguished career policing the streets of Thames Valley and surrounding forces, police horse Clyde received a Chief Constable’s commendation at Royal Ascot on Saturday (18/6), which w...
Posted: Monday 20th June, 2011. 17:00:10

The Horse Trust Holds 125th Anniversary Horse Parade And Unveils Plans For The Home Of Rest

The Horse Trust Equine charity The Horse Trust last week held a horse parade at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire to celebrate its 125th anniversary. The charity has also unveiled its ambitious plans for the sa...
Posted: Thursday 16th June, 2011. 15:47:42

New Research Confirms Effectiveness Of Grazing Muzzles

Spillers New research1, presented at the Equine Science Society Symposium in Nashshville, USA last month, shows that using a grazing muzzle can reduce the pasture intake of ponies by over 80%. Horses, and e...
Posted: Thursday 16th June, 2011. 10:54:25

The Horse Trust's Comment On Use Of Whips In Horse Racing (Ascot)

The Horse Trust Paul Jepson, Specialist Policy Consultant at The Horse Trust... "Last night's news feature on the use of whips in horse racing (BBC 1, 10.00pm) was long overdue. As the poll of race goers demonstra...
Posted: Thursday 16th June, 2011. 10:50:31

The Horse Trust Launches 125 Year Anniversary Celebrations And Its Plans For The Future

The Horse Trust 6 June 2011: Equine charity The Horse Trust has launched a year of celebrations to commemorate its 125th anniversary. The charity also announced its future plans that will build up the links between i...
Posted: Monday 6th June, 2011. 13:54:48

BEVA Provides Free Benchmarking Service

BEVA BEVA is giving its members the opportunity to participate in a free practice benchmarking survey, to help them ensure their business is being run as efficiently and profitably as possible. The results...
Posted: Monday 23rd May, 2011. 10:05:05

SPILLERSŽ Renews Sponsorship Of BGA

Spillers SPILLERSÂŽ has renewed its sponsorship of the British Grooms Association for a further 12 months. The feed manufacturer has provided loyal support for the organisation since its inception in May 2007. ...
Posted: Thursday 19th May, 2011. 15:51:38

Largest Police Horse In The UK Gets Respite At The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust Thames Valley Police horse Titan on Wednesday arrived at The Horse Trust's sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire where he will spend at least six months on respite. Titan outside Reading Crown Co...
Posted: Thursday 19th May, 2011. 15:27:19

New Option To Calm Horsing Around

Eurovet The latest addition to the Eurovet stable of products is Relaquine 35 mg/ml Oral Gel for Horses – a licensed acepromazine (ACP) in a gel format. This sedative product can be used to sedate hor...
Posted: Wednesday 11th May, 2011. 17:43:22

WALTHAMŽ Research Leads The Field

Spillers The WALTHAM® Equine Studies Group has had a record number of abstracts accepted for the Equine Science Society’s forthcoming Symposium to be held in Nashville, USA, at the end of May 2011. The WAL...
Posted: Thursday 5th May, 2011. 17:04:03

Vetergesic Now Available For Use On Horses

Alstoe Animal Health The benefit of a well sedated patient that is easier to handle, revives smoothly better and is more comfortable in recovery, is now available to equine practitioners. Vetergesic (buprenorphine), the U...
Posted: Tuesday 19th April, 2011. 18:12:08

WINERGY EquilibriumŽ Launch The First Ever Fibre-based Balancer

WINERGY EquilibriumÂŽ are proud to announce the launch of the first ever fibre-based balancer. With a unique recipe of different fibre sources, proven in trials to maximise digestive health, plus conc...
Posted: Tuesday 19th April, 2011. 12:20:23

Pfizer Announces New Equestrian Sponsorships

Pfizer Animal Health Pfizer Animal Health, manufacturer of the equine wormers EQUESTÂŽ and EQUEST PRAMOXÂŽ is proud to confirm its ongoing commitment to the equestrian industry, both at international and grass roots levels,...
Posted: Thursday 14th April, 2011. 09:11:25

Leading Horse Charities Help Welsh Inspectors Get To Grips With Feral Ponies

The Horse Trust Over 40 local authority inspectors from across Wales have been given training in assessing and handling feral ponies. The trading standards and environmental health inspectors were given hands-on t...
Posted: Thursday 7th April, 2011. 14:31:34

Research Suggests That Dietary Management Remains Key For The Management Of Insulin Resistance In Horses

Spillers New research on the pharmacological management of insulin-resistance in horses and ponies has suggested that diet (and exercise) are still key in any management plan. Insulin resistance (IR) is re...
Posted: Wednesday 30th March, 2011. 10:13:21

Keep A Spring In Their Step With SPILLERSŽ

Spillers The good news is that spring is in the air but the bad news is that it comes hand in hand with an increased risk of laminitis. Although overweight horse or ponies tend to be more at risk from this ser...
Posted: Thursday 24th March, 2011. 11:37:09

Minister Announces Next Steps For Equine Industry At The National Equine Forum

NEF The 19th National Equine Forum (NEF), held Tuesday 8th March 2011, saw James Paice MP announcing the government’s important next steps for the equine industry. It was also the launch pad for the resul...
Posted: Wednesday 16th March, 2011. 16:43:33

New Survey Reveals UK’s Current Equine Healthcare Problems

The Blue Cross The results of the UK’s first ever public National Equine Health Survey (NEHS), announced at the National Equine Forum yesterday (Tuesday 8 March), have pinpointed the current, non-notifiable healthca...
Posted: Wednesday 9th March, 2011. 09:28:11

SPILLERSŽ Introduce New Senior Fibre

Spillers SPILLERSÂŽ know that older horses and ponies deserve extra special care and attention so they have added a brand new blend to their range of complementary fibres, especially for them. SPILLERSÂŽ Senior ...
Posted: Monday 7th February, 2011. 20:10:13

SPILLERSŽ Appoint Competition Nutritionist For The North Of England

Spillers SPILLERSÂŽ have appointed Alexandra Ashley as their new competition nutritionist for the north of England, dedicated to providing specialist nutrition advice and support for competition yards of every ...
Posted: Friday 4th February, 2011. 20:10:02

Equine Health Survey Results To Be Announced At The National Equine Forum

BEF The results of the UK’s first ever National Equine Health Survey will be announced at the National Equine Forum (NEF), to be held on 8 March 2011 at The Royal Society, London, in the presence of NEF P...
Posted: Tuesday 1st February, 2011. 13:51:50
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