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From the monthly archives: September 2012

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'September 2012'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

2012 BEVA Award Winners

This year's prestigious BEVA Awards took place at BEVA Congress on Thursday 13th September and were presented by HRH The Princess Royal

The New York Times Attacks Racetrack Vets

New York Times Attacks Racetrack Vets

BHA announces five new Detection Times from 1st October 2012

The British Horseracing Authority announces it has adopted five new Detection Times for Romifidine, Salbutamol, Firocoxib, Butorphanol and the Romifidine/butorphanol combination. These Detection Times are harmonised across the member countries of the European Horseracing Scientific Liaison Committee. In addition the BHA detection Time for Detomidine/Butorphanol has been harmonised with the Detection Time across Europe and raised from 48 to 72 hours. Most of these new Detection Times result from work at the Authority’s Centre for Racehorse Studies.

 Further information, including a downloadable sheet of all 31 BHA Detection Times can be found on the Authority’s website

Information on withdrawal of supplements containing Devil’s Claw has also been added to the Notices section of the Authority’s Rules website, where further information the use of a number of medications can also be found.


WNV reported in humans in Croatia

WNV in Croatian horses reported in 2011.  On 17th Sept 2012 five suspected cases of human WNV reported More......

Forum for Working Equids launched at BEVA Congress

The 'IFWE' online forum is the first of its kind and will help by sharing information between those involved with the health and welfare of working equids

WNV Cases reported in Europe

Cases of West Nile Virus have been reported on the continent

Latest Defra/AHT/BEVA Equine Surveillance Report

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