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BEVA and AHT celebrate 15 years of disease surveillance

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) joined BEVA at its Congress this year for a big 15th birthday party. We are celebrating the longevity and success of our collaboration with Defra to produce the Equine Quarterly

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Local school children ‘Saddle Up’ for summer art trail in Newmarket

School children from five Newmarket primary schools are backing this summer’s Saddle Up Art Trail in the town centre. The Saddle Up Art Trail, which runs from 8 July until 22 September, sees local charity the

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AHT Race Day celebrates ten years in style raising significant funds for the charity

Thanks to the dedicated committee, a stellar auction and, despite the inclement weather, the season’s first day of racing at the July Course was a superb event for Newmarket’s Animal Health Trust.    The Newmarket July Course

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A herd of horses will be galloping into Newmarket this summer…

Local charity launches community art trail in market town A herd of decorative horses, designed by artists and sculptors, will arrive in Newmarket this summer to help raise awareness of our work. The AHT has teamed up

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Dr Sue Dyson retires from the Animal Health Trust

Dr Sue Dyson will leave her post as Head of Clinical Orthopaedics in the Centre for Equine Studies with effect from the 31 May 2019. Dr Dyson has been employed by the Animal Health Trust

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Scientists pave the way to aid fracture repair in horses

In a collaborative project scientists from the Animal Health Trust and the University of East Anglia have made 3D printed scaffolds that can be used to turn induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into bone in

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Animal Health Trust Surveillance Scheme takes a step closer to breaking the Strangles hold

Thanks to funding from The Horse Trust, a new surveillance scheme has been launched by the Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the Universities of Liverpool and Melbourne, to understand the prevalence of Strangles within

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New laminitis research shows gaining weight is a risky business

A study conducted by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College and Rossdales Equine Hospital, and funded by World Horse Welfare, has identified that weight gain more than doubled the risk

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Could horses with tendon injuries be given a greater chance of making a successful recovery?

Research recently undertaken by scientists at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has found that the use of embryonic stem cells may give horses with tendon injuries a greater chance of a successful return to active

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Statement on equine influenza outbreaks

5 September 2019 There have been a total of nine laboratory confirmed outbreaks of equine influenza (EI) made in the UK in the month of August. This was the lowest number of confirmed outbreaks recorded in

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