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From the monthly archives: January 2014

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2014'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Major welfare charities welcome new Welsh legislation to tackle *fly grazing but say that England is now a more attractive place to abandon horses

A Welsh Bill that provides local authorities with the tools to combat fly grazing, abandonment and the straying of horses has received Royal Assent and comes into force today

Sudden Equine Death Research yields clues

Research at the Dick Vet, funded by the HBLB, is yielding some clues regarding the provenance and risk factors for sudden death in equine racehorses



Over £2m for Veterinary Science and Education in 2014

In 2014 the (HBLB) will be managing new veterinary scientific research investment on behalf of The Racing Foundation, the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) and the European Breeders Fund (EBF)

RCVS seeks views of veterinary graduates on extra-mural studies

The RCVS has launched a survey asking recent UK graduates to share their experiences of the role played by EMS while studying for their degree

Acorn glut kills 90 New Forest ponies and cattle

The Verderers, who oversee the forest's commoners and their animals, said they would usually expect about eight deaths in a year but rarely more than 30

Switzerland Bans the use of Hyperflexion in Competition and Training

Swiss officials have enacted a law prohibiting the use of hyperflexion (also known as rollkur)

Definitive reference source published on equine endocrine disorders

Equine endocrine disorders, such as Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), are becoming more promptly identified and treated, thanks to ongoing research and scientific advances