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From the monthly archives: May 2013

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

Smartphone Technology used to aid horse recovery

Scientists at Illinois and other US veterinary schools are now using accelerometers to monitor horses' movements as they wake from anesthesia and to develop protocols that minimize injury risks

Calls for Simpler Horse Passport System as Survey Results Highlight Poor Understanding and Compliance

Almost 3,000 horse owners, 100 local authority enforcement agents, 600 veterinary surgeons, 54 Passport Issuing Organisations (PIOs) and two abattoirs shared their understanding of and experiences with the regulations

How Much Weight Can Horses Comfortably Carry?

New Japanese research has revealed a reliable method for ensuring our horses aren't getting overloaded

HBLB’s Veterinary Advisory Committee: Expressions of interest

The VAC are currently seeking to appoint an equine veterinary clinician member and all expressions of interest are invited

BHA Statement on the use of Anabolic Steroids in Racehorses

The BHA have issued a reminder to veterinary surgeons, clarifying the current Rules of Racing relating to Anabolic Steroids

New research shows equine lameness can be measured

Opinions on the value of flexion tests in assessing lameness have been previously divided, but the new research looks set to change this

Owners' experiences of equine euthanasia or death

The Veterinary Record report on the National Fallen Stock Company(NFSCo) survey that was completed by almost 800 horse owners.

Half price CPD for BEVA members!

Thanks to some generous subsidies, we have managed to reduce the fees members pay for CPD courses to 50% this year and have made webinars free to all members!

BHA statement regarding veterinary product Sungate

In light of a television interview with the BHA's Chief Executive, the BHA have released an update on the veterinary product, Sungate

RCVS calls for a Private Members’ Bill to protect the title ‘Veterinary Nurse'

The RCVS has written to the MPs drawn in yesterday's (16 May) private members' Bill ballot to call upon them to introduce legislation to protect the title 'veterinary nurse' and introduce an effective regulatory system
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