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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Hattie Wright, Vets4Pets research assistant, in the lab

Canine Genetics research team grows thanks to new funding

We’re very pleased to have appointed a new research assistant within our canine genetics research team. Hattie Wright, from Cambridge, has joined us in a newly-created position, following funding by Vets4Pets, who agreed to support

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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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