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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.

Veterinary Practice Today publishes guide to GDPR

A special supplement designed to help veterinary practices prepare for the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been published by the journal Veterinary Practice Today.

First wind surgery declarations available to appear in racecards from today

Following an announcement by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in November 2017, the first horses to be declared as having undergone wind surgery since their last run will appear in racecards from today, Friday 19 January 2018.

The Pony Club : New Vaccination Rule

NEW - VACCINATION POLICY 2018 - NEW all rulebooks

FEI Official Veterinarian - updates

The FEI Veterinary Department would like to update you concerning information relevant to your role as an Official Veterinarian.