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From the monthly archives: February 2018

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'February 2018'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

BEVA Trust visits the Gambian Horse and Donkey Trust

In February 2018 BEVA volunteers were sent to the Gambian horse and donkey trust to help provide veterinary care and education. The volunteers tell us how they got on.

BEVA Trust volunteers visit the Estonia University of Life Sciences

The BEVA Trust sponsored workshop at the Estonian University of Life Sciences took place from 2nd to 4th February 2018.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament

CCTV to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new legislation laid in Parliament

Horsepower is back!

Fresh from his memorable plenary lecture and standing ovation at BEVA congress 2017, the incredible Professor Derek Knottenbelt is back with his band of intrepid motorbike-riding vets to raise money for charities. Not content with riding the length of Great Britain nor crossing the expanses of Africa, the team are tackling their toughest challenge yet -4000 miles across the Arctic Circle. 

Live Streaming for National Equine Forum

This year’s National Equine Forum (NEF), on 8 March 2018, will be accessible to hundreds more people this year thanks to the introduction of free live streaming. In addition, the Forum now has its own new website.

Vets ‘delighted to see animal welfare high on the political agenda’

Commenting on Labour’s draft policy document: ‘Animal Welfare For The Many, Not The Few’, published today, British Veterinary Association President John Fishwick said: 

BHA launches racehorse aftercare survey

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced that it will be launching a survey to better understand the aftercare of thoroughbreds.

Horse Owners and Industry Get on Board with Don't Break Your Vet Week

Last week we launched Don't Break Your Vet week in response to the article published in our journal Equine Veterinary Education that highlighted the risks equine vets face.

BEVA launches Don’t Break Your Vet week to help reduce the risks equine vets face

A significant proportion of equine vets will, at some point in their career, end up unconscious or hospitalised following an injury directly related to their work, the journal Equine Veterinary Education has just published research to back this up. To help address this serious issue we’re launching Don’t Break Your Vet week to encourage horse owners to help reduce the risks that vets sometimes face.