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From the monthly archives: April 2011

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2011'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

"Vets with Horsepower back in the Saddle"

Horsepower CPD

Royal Wedding to run at Fontwell on "the big day"!

 

A racehorse called Royal Wedding is set to attract punters on royal wedding day.

 

Bookmakers have installed the gelding, trained by Nick Gifford, as an 8-1 chance for the 1730 BST race at Fontwell Park on Friday. "With all the connotations, the horse probably will be backed," the trainer told BBC Radio 5 live.

 

"He's got good previous course experience and he'll love the ground, so he'd have an each-way chance."

Racehorse - Royal Wedding 

(Trainer Nick Gifford and Royal Wedding)

 

To read more visit:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/horse_racing/13220310.stm

 

.........And in the meantime, the BEVA Office will be closed until Tuesday 3rd May and we all wish Wills and Kate the best of luck on their "Big Day"!

 

 

The RCVS Trust offer Blue Sky Research Grants

The RCVS Trust offer Blue Sky Research Grants

New Animal Health & Welfare Board the right mechanism for policy making, say vets

Defra announce new Animal Health and Welfare Board for England

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from all of us at BEVA

BHA Statement on the Grand National

BHA Statement on the Grand National

Horse injured in crossbow attack

Horse injured in crossbow attack at Felbridge

New Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency merge to create new agency   Animal Health and the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) will merge on 1 April 2011 to create the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA). Both agencies work to combat animal diseases, and bringing together their services, expertise and scientific capability will create a stronger organisation capable of providing a range of vital services to the livestock farming industry and related sectors. Importantly, the merger will increase the resilience of the combined agency's operations in a difficult financial climate. Joining the two organisations creates new and wider opportunities to identify more cost effective, flexible and robust ways of working. AHVLA will work across Great Britain on behalf of Defra, the Welsh Assembly Government, and the Scottish Government. It will also have some UK functions and many international roles ‐ for example as the international reference laboratory for important farm animal diseas ...

US Jockey Club Calls for Progress Towards Medication-Free Racing

US Jockey Club Calls for Progress Towards Medication-Free Racing

Veterinary surgeons needed to join RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council

Two vacancies open for veterinary surgeons to join the RCVS VN Council
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