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Vet nurse recognised for awareness-raising work

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Joanna Atkinson, 13 May 2015 16:54

Dot Creighton, the former President of the British Veterinary Nursing Association, has been awarded the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Veterinary Nursing (VN) Golden Jubilee Award. In her Presidential year Dot created what came to be known as the Veterinary Nurse Awareness day. As a result Dot was honoured with this special award. Subsequently, this was developed into National ...

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Vet nurse recognised for awareness-raising work

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Joanna Atkinson, 13 May 2015 16:54

Dot Creighton, the former President of the British Veterinary Nursing Association, has been awarded the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Veterinary Nursing (VN) Golden Jubilee Award. In her Presidential year Dot created what came to be known as the Veterinary Nurse Awareness day. As a result Dot was honoured with this special award. Subsequently, this was developed into National ...

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Exciting new show jumping event announced

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Imogen Johnson, 05 May 2015 14:30

Bolesworth International has announced an exciting new British event for the international show jumping calendar - the New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock, Liverpool. Hailed as "a unique new international show" by Bolesworth founder and organiser Nina Barbour, the three-star competition will run at the Liverpool Echo Arena from 1-3 January 2016. A New Year's Eve party at the Albert Dock ...

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Forget Ed and Cameron - cast your vote in World Horse Welfare's Pony Election!

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Imogen Johnson, 13 April 2015 17:16

We know how important the General Election is but there’s a lot less kicking and biting in World Horse Welfare’s Pony Election. Horsing around might be frowned upon by the British electorate but it is actively encouraged between these special candidates– Flossy, Jumbo, Denver and Liquorice - who each have a strong case for support. The four parties represent the types of ponies World Horse ...

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TV show Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa documents amazing quest to trace breed ancestry

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Katy Islip, 20 January 2015 13:04

If you’re looking for a horsey TV fix, look no further than BBC Four tomorrow night, Wednesday 21 January, as at 9pm the channel will be airing a fascinating documentary about the origins of the Appaloosa breed. Secret Horse: Quest For The True Appaloosa tells the story of 69-year-old Appaloosa breeder Scot Engstrom, who has always questioned whether the breed ...

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A wealth on information on saddle fit and equine performance at the 2014 Saddle Research Trust conference

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Katy Islip, 02 December 2014 11:30

Your Horse deputy editor Katy Islip spent a fascinating day on Saturday, 29 November at the Saddle Research Trust (SRT) conference, held at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge – here’s an account of her day, and you can check out what others thought via the Twitter hashtag #srt_aru Hundreds of saddle fitters, equine scientists and owners came together at the weekend ...

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Hard-working RDA pony Bobbysocks wins Year of the Horse award

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Katy Islip, 20 October 2014 17:38

• Welsh pony Bobbysocks has helped hundreds of children during his Riding for the Disabled career• British Equestrian Trade Association ran competition to mark Chinese Year of the Horse• 26 year old will go into partial retirement this autumn after many years of service A pony who has helped hundreds of children enjoy riding through charity Riding for the Disabled (RDA) has been ...

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Rescued filly ready for new home after RSPCA rehabilitation

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Katy Islip, 24 September 2014 11:58

A tiny foal who made a miraculous recovery from the brink of death is now ready for a new home.Hope, a dark bay Thoroughbred type filly, was rescued by the RSPCA in April after being found collapsed in a field in Oxford. She is thought to have been just four and a half months old when she was found.She was ...

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