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From the monthly archives: January 2019

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2019'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Vets urge owners to help horses lose weight NOW to prevent serious health risks

With some studies suggesting that more than half of certain horse populations in the UK are overweight or obese, the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is urging owners to act now to prevent their horses suffering weight-related health and welfare risks come the Spring.

BEVA Trust volunteers support the Gambia Horse & Donkey Trust

We sent two more volunteers to the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust in December 2018 to provide additional veterinary support and education.

The latest in upper airway diagnostics and surgery

Tim Barnett, RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Equine Surgery, talks to us about the latest developments in upper airway diagnostics ahead of the upper airways discussion forum from Rossdales Diamond Series.

Zoetis Update on IsoFlo® (ISOFLURANE) SUPPLY

Following the update from Zoetis to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) of an issue with supply of IsoFlo (Isoflurane), the volatile anaesthetic, restocking of the UK supply chain is scheduled to commence from February. 

Equine vets encouraged to be on heightened look out for potential flu cases

There have been recent confirmed diagnoses of equine influenza (EI) the UK, France and Germany in recent weeks. Two confirmed cases of Equine Influenza have been identified in Essex and Cheshire at the beginning of January. These cases were diagnosed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab sent to the Animal Health Trust.