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From the monthly archives: June 2013

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

NFU to investigate scale of flygrazing problem and to push for new legislation

The decision to push for new legislation comes after analysing the legal implications of the move

RCVS Annual General Meeting and awards presentation

The RCVS AGM and Presentation of Awards will be held on Friday 5th July 2013 at the Royal College of Physicians, London

New study links sycamore tree to Atypical Myopathy

A new study published in EVJ concludes that Toxins from the seeds of the tree Acer pseudoplatanus are the likely cause of Atypical Myopathy (AM) in Europe

BVA Committee Vacancies

It's election time at BVA and with a range of vacant positions on all of the BVA's standing committees there's something to suit everyone

Latest Defra/AHT/BEVA Equine Disease Surveillance Report Now Available

The latest report is now available online along with all previous reports

John McEwen recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Congratualtions to BEVA Member and former BEVA Treasurer, John McEwen, who was awarded the MBE for services to equestrian sport

Riders needed for important research project

Equine vets at the AHT are appealing to horse riders to help with an important research project assessing the interaction between horse, saddle and rider

Minister Gives Evidence on Bute to EFRAComm

David Heath tells EFRAComm that high leveles of bute in UK horse carcasses may reflect higher levels of testing in the UK

University of Surrey makes key appointment for new School of Veterinary Medicine

Prof. Chris Proudman is expected to commence work at Surrey in early September

HBLB funds free CEMO laboratory test for non-Thoroughbred stallions

To encourage wider use of screening for CEMO the HBLB is funding free laboratory testing for non-Thoroughbred stallions that have not been previously tested