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From the monthly archives: October 2013

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'October 2013'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

BEVA Trust Survey - Have your say!

The new BEVA Trust committee is keen to understand the views and expectations of the BEVA membership with regards to the Trust and how you would like to see it evolve

Latest Equine Influenza Alerts

The AHT has recently received a number of positive samples from around the UK

RCVS clarifies role on new veterinary schools

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has clarified its role with regard to new UK veterinary schools, by saying that it has no mandate to control student or graduate numbers

New Statue of Sefton unveiled at the RVC

A life-sized statue of a military horse that survived a terrorist attack in London was recently unveiled at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), Hawkshead campus

Burghley Winner tested positive for a prohibited substance

Both Clifton Promise (Jonathan Paget) and Clifton Pinot (Kevin McNab) tested positive for the substance Reserpine, both have been suspended pending the B samples

UC Davis Discovers EPM to be More Widespread Than Expected

A recent study by researchers at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine revealed that equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), caused by two different parasites, is widespread throughout the United States

Illegal horse grazing Bill published by Welsh government

New legislation to tackle illegal horse grazing in Wales has been published which would allow councils to destroy horses humanely as a last resort

Economic and efficacy benefits of targeted worming treatments in horses

A study published earlier this month has shown that targeting anthelmintic treatments to horses that have a high worm egg count in the faeces was more cost effective than the more traditional approach

International Equestrian Federation to introduce injury surveillance system over allegations of horse deaths

The FEI has pledged to introduce an injury surveillance system (ISS) this autumn in response to allegations that dozens of horses die each season while competing in Middle East endurance racing

Industry believes new vet schools aren’t needed in the UK

More than 70% of voters disagreed with the debate motion - "This house believes that new vet schools will benefit equine veterinary practice in the UK"
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