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.
Dr Monica Venner for the research "Changing policy to treat foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in the later course of disease decreases antimicrobial usage without increasing mortality rate" by D. Arnold-Lehna, M. Venner, L. Berghaus, R. Berghaus and S. Giguère.
Miss Sonja Egan for the research study paper "Research trends in equine movement analysis, future opportunities and potential barriers in the digital age: a scoping review from 1978-2018 by S.Egan, P. Brama and D. McGrath. First published November 2019, Volume 51 and online January 2019.
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 February 2017 and 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.