Time to make a change to worming practices

22nd May 2019

Earlier this year a group of horse worming experts undertook a roundtable discussion on current best practices for worming horses. The meeting was organised by journal UK VET Equine and the conclusions were published in a state of the art consensus statement. The meeting was supported by Virbac in collaboration with educational partners The Horse…

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Tribute to equestrian safety pioneer

22nd May 2019

Equestrian safety pioneer Roy Burek passed away peacefully on Saturday 27th April 2019, following a heart attack in his sleep. The grandson of Charles Owen, Roy committed his life’s work towards making horse riding safer and saving lives. Under Roy’s direction, Charles Owen has grown into a market-leading global brand in equestrian safety, with Roy…

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HBM takes measurement solution in its stride

21st May 2019

When Myerscough College in Lancashire recently conducted a study to explore the future management of Equine laminitis, one of the most common causes of lameness in horses and ponies in the UK, HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – was able to provide a reliable data measurement solution. As…

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New tartan in celebration of RDA in Scotland

21st May 2019

A new tartan has been produced by Lachcarron of Scotland in celebration of 50 years of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) providing therapy through horses. The tartan was launched at an anniversary event in Edinburgh by RDA President, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal. The Princess met with volunteers and participants from around the…

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Run round Hickstead for #10forTim

21st May 2019

A brand-new charity run will take place on the Saturday night of the Longines Royal International Horse Show (27 July 2019), to raise money for the Tim Stockdale Foundation. #10forTim will see teams of up to 10 people take part in a relay run on the perimeter road around the Longines International Arena at Hickstead.…

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JFC Agri launches boldest cycling challenge yet

17th May 2019

Intrepid staff at JFC Agri are once again pulling on their Lycra as they launch a second marathon cycle ride raising funds for RABI and RDA in August. Last year the team completed the ride all the way from their plant in Galway to the finish line in Oswestry. This year they will add a…

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Dengie introduces certified carbon-neutral packaging

16th May 2019

Dengie is set to introduce carbon-neutral packaging for the first time. Following extensive trials and development work over the last few years, the sustainable raw material used to make the packaging, which is derived from sugar cane, has been certified as carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust. The new packaging is still fully recyclable (LDPE…

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UK’s first ever ‘Colic Awareness Week’ a huge success

14th May 2019

On 1 – 7 April, The British Horse Society (BHS) and University of Nottingham launched the UK’s first ever ‘Colic Awareness Week’ as part of their ‘REACT Now to Beat Colic’ Campaign in order to inform horse owners on how to spot the signs of colic and what to do, should they suspect their horse…

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Get customers hunting for a Super Silvermoor Silverticket

13th May 2019

To celebrate the start of summer and the competition season Silvermoor is delighted to announce a campaign running between now and August to win a host of fabulous prizes. 50 silver tickets have been hidden in 50 different packs of Silvermoor haylage, Silvermoor Swingers and Silvermoor Treatsies. With a host of fabulous prizes on offer,…

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Science Supplements signs on the line with Hickstead

8th May 2019

The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead has welcomed Science Supplements as a major new sponsor for the 2019 season. The award-winning equine supplements company has been named as the title sponsor of the All England Jumping Championships in September, including the £6,000 Science Supplements All England Grand Prix on the final day of the show. It will…

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