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Laminitis is as common as colic across Great Britain, new research reveals

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 one in every 10 horses/ponies may develop

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Latest knowledge to improve welfare and performance of ridden horses

The latest work on pain-associated behaviour in ridden horses, from two illuminating studies, was presented by the AHT’s Dr Sue Dyson at the Saddle Research Trust Conference on 8 December 2018. Rider:horse weight ratio While one paper

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Strangles research funding boost from Tattersalls

Our world-leading scientists will benefit from a three-year funding grant from Tattersalls to help fight Strangles.

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AHT UK Equestrian Awards Winners 2018

Fundraising news, News about horses,

Equestrian stars celebrate at the 30th anniversary of the Animal Health Trust UK Equestrian Awards The annual AHT UK Equestrian Awards brought together British and equestrian royalty at this year’s event at The Dorchester, Park Lane

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Devoucoux Saddles is new sponsor of Dressage Award for AHT UK Equestrian Awards

The Animal Health Trust UK Equestrian Awards will once again be celebrating equestrian excellence on Wednesday 31 October and is excited to announce a new sponsor of its Dressage Award. This year, Devoucoux Saddles will,

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Horse pain study – vets applaud new method to assess equine performance

The next stage of the AHT’s Dr Sue Dyson’s facial expressions and horse pain research has taken place. The behaviour ethogram1 has been put to the test on a panel of vets as a new method for

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Animal Health Trust vet champions ridden horse welfare with video series

News about horses, News for vets,

The AHT’s 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,

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New protocol for Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)

New procedures now in place to safeguard equine population from future outbreaks Collaboration between government veterinary authorities and the equine industry has put in place a new protocol in Great Britain for controlling any future outbreaks

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Giving equine herpesvirus the wobbles

Animal Health Trust begins vaccine development research to protect against serious disease. Work aimed at developing a new vaccine to protect against abortigenic and neurological equine herpes virus (EHV) has begun at veterinary charity, the Animal Health

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Top race and show horse Barbers Shop’s DNA helps research

Due to support from SEIB Insurance Brokers and Katie Jerram-Hunnable, top race and show horse, Barbers Shop, is supporting a new AHT project.

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