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Equestrian Sport Guidance

Resources for vets working with racehorses and sports horses


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BHA publishes review of the Cheltenham Festival

Thursday, December 13, 2018

BEVA welcomes the BHA’s Cheltenham Review as evidence of racing’s continued drive to reduce the risks involved with the sport.

Latest knowledge shared to help improve welfare and performance of ridden horses

Monday, December 10, 2018

The latest work on pain-associated behaviour in ridden horses, from two illuminating studies, was presented by Dr Sue Dyson at the Saddle Research Trust...

HBLB 2019 Codes of Practice are now available

Friday, November 30, 2018

The HBLB Codes of Practice for the 2019 equine breeding season are now available and can be accessed via our resources for vets pages. As you will know...

BHA/FEI Stance on Regumate®

Friday, November 30, 2018

As many people will know, the anabolic steroids trendione and/or trenbolone have recently been detected in altrenogest oral solutions including the licensed...


Top ten tips for working with competition horses


1. Never assume a horse is not running/competing.

2. Remember BHA rules on race days

3. Have a competent person with a bridle/chiffney

4. Have a working knowledge of withdrawal times

5. Common things remain common

6. Oral medications are a common cause of 'positive dope tests'

7. When doing an intra-articular procedure...

8. Never be blase with intra-articular procedures

9. Be seen to be clean

10. As I was told by a previous boss...