This award is given for the paper that best achieves Equine Veterinary Journal's mission to publish articles which influence and improve clinical practice and/or significantly to the scientific knowledge that underpins and supports veterinary medicine in relation to the horse.
The award is made in recognition of Peter Rossdale's immense contribution to BEVA and Equine Veterinary Journal.
Miss Sarah Allen for the research study paper “Description of veterinary events and risk factors for fatality in National Hunt flat racing Thoroughbreds in Great Britain (2000-2013)” by S. Allen, S. Rosanowski, A. Stirk, K. Verheyen. First published online in February 2017 and then November 2017, Volume 49 of Equine Veterinary Journal.
Cajsa Isgren for the research study paper “Risk factors for surgical site infection following laparotomy: Effect of season and perioperative variables and reporting bacterial isolates in 287 horses”. First published online in February 2016 and then January 2017, Volume 49 of Equine Veterinary Journal.