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