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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.

Vets ‘delighted to see animal welfare high on the political agenda’

Commenting on Labour’s draft policy document: ‘Animal Welfare For The Many, Not The Few’, published today, British Veterinary Association President John Fishwick said: 

BHA launches racehorse aftercare survey

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced that it will be launching a survey to better understand the aftercare of thoroughbreds.

Horse Owners and Industry Get on Board with Don't Break Your Vet Week

Last week we launched Don't Break Your Vet week in response to the article published in our journal Equine Veterinary Education that highlighted the risks equine vets face.

BEVA launches Don’t Break Your Vet week to help reduce the risks equine vets face

A significant proportion of equine vets will, at some point in their career, end up unconscious or hospitalised following an injury directly related to their work, the journal Equine Veterinary Education has just published research to back this up. To help address this serious issue we’re launching Don’t Break Your Vet week to encourage horse owners to help reduce the risks that vets sometimes face.

Racing Study finds no difference in performance between female and male jockeys but highlights that women are still getting fewer rides

The performance of female jockeys is equal with that of their male counterparts, suggests a study carried out through the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA at the University of Liverpool.

Mind Matters and Alliance Manchester Business School publish guide to enhancing wellbeing in the veterinary workplace

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons’ (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) has developed a guide on wellbeing in the veterinary workplace in association with Dr Elinor O’Connor, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Psychology at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. 

BHA Board confirms review of anti-doping rules

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is to conduct a full review of the sport’s equine anti-doping rules. 

RCVS news: College to extend pilot for outcomes-based approach to CPD

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is calling for more volunteers to be part of an extended pilot for proposed changes to the way it measures continuing professional development (CPD).

Changes to Ionising Radiations Regulations

On 1st January 2018 Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 replaced IRR99.