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From the monthly archives: April 2018

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

65 horses attended the April 2018 BEVA Trust Education and Welfare Clinic

A very successful first castration clinic for 2018 took place on Wednesday 4th April at the South of England showground in Ardingly where the volunteers treated 65 horses and ponies.

HBLB Equine Veterinary Research and Education Grants - 2018 Application Round

The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) is inviting applications for equine veterinary research and education grants to start in 2019. The awards will be approved in mid-December 2018. 

New HBLB Veterinary Science Research and Education Awards starting in 2018

The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) veterinary science and education investment programme for 2018 includes: 
• 5 Major Research Projects 
• 7 Small Research Projects 
• 1 Scholarship  
• 1 Equine Post Doctoral Fellowship 

• 2 Infectious Disease Surveillance Programmes 

EVJ explores the science and ethics of embryology

Embryology is a hotly contested subject across numerous species as it raises some difficult moral questions. The Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) aims to shed light on its role in equine reproduction with a special focus section in the May issue. Four research papers examine some of the latest methods, protocols and success factors involving embryo transfer while the introductory editorial from Madeleine Campbell, European Diplomate in both Equine Reproduction and in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, examines the ethics of the research involving equine embryos.

Industry and Government Work Together to Implement New Protocol for Control of Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) in Great Britain

New procedures now in place to safeguard equine population from future outbreaks.

PG Mutual has launched three new enhancements as part of their Income Protection Plus plan with a focus on health & wellbeing

PG Mutual, the not-for-profit, friendly society that we are partnered with to offer our members Income Protection Plus at a special rate, have just released three new (and currently free!) enhancements!

Pedal with the President in Yorkshire for Charity

The President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Jon Pycock will be donning his cycling lycra for charity on Sunday 3 June 2018. He will be hosting the first ever BEVA President’s Challenge Cycle Sportive and is inviting cyclists of all abilities to join him to help raise important funds for the BEVA Trust and Vetlife.

BHA confirms scope of review into welfare at Cheltenham racecourse

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today confirmed the scope of the review of welfare at Cheltenham racecourse and the Cheltenham Festival.