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The Brooke awarded for its efforts

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Becky Statham, 25 April 2016 11:51

Horse charity, The Brooke, has been given a CEVA animal welfare award for rescuing horses, donkeys and mules in Nepal, following the earthquake in 2015. It’s one year after the first of several severe shocks hit Nepal, in the biggest earthquake the country has seen in the last 80 years. During the first few days after the earthquake the team ...

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The Brooke awarded for its efforts

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Becky Statham, 25 April 2016 11:51

Horse charity, The Brooke, has been given a CEVA animal welfare award for rescuing horses, donkeys and mules in Nepal, following the earthquake in 2015. It’s one year after the first of several severe shocks hit Nepal, in the biggest earthquake the country has seen in the last 80 years. During the first few days after the earthquake the team ...

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Start counting your horse’s eggs

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Becky Statham, 29 March 2016 16:28

Now’s the time to start conducting regular faecal worm egg counts (FWECs) as worms become more active once the weather starts to warm up according to Wendy Talbot who’s a vet for Zoetis. Most of you will know why worm control is important in protecting your horse, but do you know the finer details? A large number of horse owners ...

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Equine wellbeing meets performance psychologist

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Becky Statham, 25 February 2016 12:45

Many riders are aware of the importance of keeping your horse fit and healthy and making sure he’s in the best possible shape to compete, but have you ever thought about your own mental attitude towards a competition? Equilibrium Products has teamed up with Performance Psychologist, Charlie Unwin to help competition riders of all levels and abilities focus on the ...

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A day in the life of a vet

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Your Horse, 09 February 2016 15:39

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a vet? If so, we have the answers for you in our feature where we spent 12 hours at Fellowes Farm Equine Clinic in Cambridgeshire. From checking the progress of a horse with a sore eye to attending a horse that's been stuck in a ditch we bring you all the backstage ...

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Half marathon ambitions for charity

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Your Horse, 28 January 2016 15:14

Your Horse’s very own senior writer is taking on the challenge of running the Silverstone half marathon in March. To help her get round the course she’s set up a fundraising page to raise money for The Brooke to give her a much needed boost to reach the finish line. “Training’s going well and I’m on track to being able ...

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World Cup Winner to make an appearance at Liverpool show

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Your Horse, 28 December 2015 15:30

The Liverpool International Horse Show taking place at the start of the New Year will have rising Italian star Emanuele Gaudiano competing against the best in the world. He’ll arrive in Liverpool after claiming arguably his biggest career win - the Longines FEI World Cup qualifier at Olympia in December. During the class Emanuele rode the gelding Admara, and withstood ...

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Acorn poisoning warning issued to animal owners

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Georgie Fenn, 06 November 2015 14:15

RSPCA urges farmers, smallholders, and dog owners to be aware of the signs and symptoms of acorn poisoningAcorns fall from oak trees between September and November, and are an important source of food for many birds and some mammals, such as squirrels. But for many animals - including our beloved pets and livestock - they are extremely poisonous. Many animals ...

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UK Polocrosse team climbs to fourth in the world

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Imogen Johnson, 17 July 2015 09:19

After finishing fourth in the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup the United Kingdom Polocrosse team has risen to number four in the world rankings.The team finished second in their group behind double world champions Australia but then lost in the semi finals to the eventual runners up Zambia by 29 goals to 18. This result meant they would play Australia again ...

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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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Take a survey to help improve horse health

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Becky Statham, 05 May 2015 16:00

Leading equestrian organisations are appealing to all horse owners and keepers in the UK to stand up for horse health between 18 – 25 May 2015 and participate in the National Equine health Survey (NEHS). It’s a short, sharp snapshot survey of general horse health that is already helping to make an important difference to the future health and welfare ...

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