Dr Sue Dyson

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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Dr Richard Newton

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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Mare and foal - copyright Marie Bushill

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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Barbers Shop DNA test with Debbie Guest Credit SMR Photos

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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rider weight study

Landmark pilot study addresses effects of rider weight on performance

Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary

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Horse with nasal discharge and Strangles

Breakthrough in Strangles vaccine research

New research published today shows how scientists have moved a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect horses from Strangles. World-leading scientists from the Animal Health Trust (AHT), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the

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