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From the monthly archives: June 2018

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

Raymond Hopes BVMS MRCVS – 1930-2018

We were much saddened to learn of the death of Raymond Hopes on 15th June.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Compulsory microchipping to improve horse welfare

A new law requiring horses to be microchipped has been introduced today to prevent abuse and improve welfare.

The Royal Treatment: Life in a racing yard

As the country gears up for Royal Ascot, a newly released film by British racing's "The Horse Comes First campaign" goes behind the scenes of a top yard.

Animal Health Trust Vet champions ridden horse welfare with new video series

One of the UK’s most eminent equine orthopaedic specialists, Dr Sue Dyson, is playing a leading role in a series of new educational videos aimed at helping riders, owners, trainers and vets to recognise musculoskeletal pain and subtle lameness sooner. Dr Dyson, who is Head of Clinical Orthopaedics at the Centre for Equine Studies at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, UK, believes that the videos are a valuable learning tool to help improve the welfare and performance of the ridden horse.

Racing Authority agreed by the sport’s leaders

British Horseracing Authority, Horsemen’s Group and Racecourse Association agree structure of new body and announce Board members

BEVA Congress introduces crèche facilities

For the first time BEVA Congress will be providing crèche facilities for working Mums and Dads needing childcare for their children. It makes Europe’s biggest equine veterinary conference even more accessible to every horse vet.