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From the monthly archives: April 2013

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

Alleged veterinary involvement in positive Anabolic Steroids samples

The BHA has revealed that a number of Newmarket trainer Gerard Butler's horses have tested positive to a substance believed to be stanozolol.

John Nicol BVM&S MRCVS

It is with great sadness that we report the death of BEVA Past President, John Nicol BVM&S MRCVS

BHA statement on Sungate

Immediately following the results of the testing in training, the BHA, in conjunction with the NTF, notified trainers that the product in question contains an anabolic steroid and should not be used on any horse in training

Eight-year ban for Al Zarooni

The BHA have disqualified Mahmood Al Zarooni for eight years after he admitted administering anabolic steroids to horses in his care.

Al Zarooni faces BHA hearing

Classic-winning Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni is to face a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel hearing after "serious irregularities" were found in samples taken from horses in his care in Newmarket

Welsh wild pony herd hit by bad weather

Farmers who monitor a herd of about 200 wild ponies on hillsides in north Wales believe up to half of them have died during the harsh spring weather

All Clear for Cotswolds’ EHV Outbreak

It has been reported that the EHV outbreak in the Cotswolds seems to have resolved

FSA launches review into its own response on horsemeat

Vice-chair of Cambridge University Hospitals Professor Pat Troop has been appointed the head of the independent review

Agriculture Minister signals intention to overhaul the horse passport system

Listen to Agriculture Minister, David Heath and a European Commission spokesman on yesterday's "Farming Today" Programme

Veterinary teams invited to Virtual Question Time

Members of the veterinary team are invited to attend the first-ever Virtual Question Time held by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
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