Do you need to breed?

Join the debate at this year’s National Equine Forum The National Equine Forum (NEF) will be raising the topical question do you need to breed? at this year’s event, to be held on Thursday 6th March 2014 at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Equine charity leaders will be debating this contentious issue with the proprietor of the UK’s largest abattoir. The National Equine Forum is renowned for its non-partisan approach to...

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Buster  abandoned at a bus stop!
Jan29

Buster abandoned at a bus stop!

A Shetland pony found tied to a city centre bus stop is now looking for a family to call his own. Buster, a 34-inch grey Shetland pony was rescued by  HorseWorld  having been abandoned, tied to a bus stop on a busy city street in Bristol. Onlookers were astonished to see the rather unusual commuter waiting patiently for an owner that was never to return. HorseWorld’s Equine Husbandry Manager, Joanne Vaughan gave him a full veterinary...

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Meet Nicola Wilson by supporting Saddle Up for Spinal Research
Jan29

Meet Nicola Wilson by supporting Saddle Up for Spinal Research

29th January 2014, Bramley, Surrey.  Spinal Research is delighted to announce that International event rider and Olympic team silver medallist, Nicola Wilson will be joining Mary King, Nick Skelton, Claire Lomas, Francis Whittington and Andrew Gould as an ambassador for ‘Saddle Up’. ‘Saddle Up’, the dedicated rider campaign for Spinal Research, has grown from strength to strength since it was launched 13 years ago and with the...

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Ultrasound aids injury
Jan21

Ultrasound aids injury

by Anna Armstrong*, Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist.BSc (HONS) Physiotherapy, MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy, MCSP ACPAT Cat Cameo is a 20 year old Welsh Section A that I was asked to see on one of my trips to Orkney in April this year. In December 2012 she got her leg caught in some wire which cut quite deeply just below her left hock. It took a long time to heal on box rest and when I saw her in April she had been back out in the...

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EQUIDO – Now is the Time to Train…
Jan20

EQUIDO – Now is the Time to Train…

By Morag Higgins WESI MRPCH BHSAI BscES EqL4 Now the winter season is truly upon us most horse people are battening down the hatches and gamely preparing themselves for the hard slog of winter routine. For most of us winter is a survival game and little thought is given to  training your horse, especially if you don’t have any riding facilities. However, believe it or not, now is the time to be preparing your horse for the summer...

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