Illustrious Olympian set to appear at BETA

30th November 2018

Cycling to gold medal-winning glory, riding in the Cheltenham Festival and a heroic attempt to climb Mount Everest are all part of Victoria Pendleton’s passion for adventure. Now, this most illustrious of Olympians is set to appear at BETA International 2019, where she will share her past accomplishments and future challenges. Victoria, who was made…

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Trickle Nets now available to trade

29th November 2018

Trickle Net is a small rural Lincolnshire company that designs and manufactures a range of slow feeding nets for horses. Born from necessity when a horse owner could not find a slow feeding net that was effective or strong enough, this small rural enterprise has finally risen from the kitchen table to the shelves of…

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NEF to lead latest debate on Brexit’s impact on the equine sector

28th November 2018

The outline programme for the 27th National Equine Forum has been confirmed. This popular annual event, to be held in London on 7 March 2019 is shaping up as a calendar essential for all those wanting to learn the latest about the horse industry in a changing world. It will include a leading section on the impact…

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BEVA announces additional award winners

27th November 2018

BEVA has announced the winners of the reciprocal Voorjaarsdagen BEVA Award and the Sam Hignett Award as equine vets Adam Redpath and David Rendle respectively. These winners are selected on merit of their presentations at BEVA Congress, which was held in September. BEVA presents a series of awards at BEVA Congress each year, to some…

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New appointments drive growth for saddlery company

26th November 2018

Saddlery Brands International UK Ltd. has announced the appointment of Claire Galer in the newly created role of Deputy General Manager for the United Kingdom and Europe. The company has also hired of Lilly Redbourn as Business Development Account Manager for the South of England and Wales. With Claire’s hire, Saddlery Brands International UK Ltd. establishes…

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Blue Cross goes direct

23rd November 2018

National pet charity Blue Cross is providing a Home Direct service to help owners find suitable new homes for their horses if they can no longer keep them. The charity hopes the scheme, which avoids the need to use the charity’s busy centres, will help provide the horses with a secure future, preventing them from…

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Online trade platform first of its kind

22nd November 2018

Atradius and Kemiex have launched a digital trading platform for raw materials in the pharma, vet, food and feed industries. This new digital marketplace enables buyers and sellers of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and additives to identify reliable trade partners and to trade safely. The platform has been designed as an alternative for existing trading procedures…

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Passport before purchase

21st November 2018

Horse owners are being advised to bring their horse’s passport when purchasing animal medicines such as wormers, following a guidance update from the VMD (Veterinary Medicines Directorate) which says that prescribers should ask to see the passport. Stephen Dawson, secretary general of AMTRA, was keen to point out, “It’s important to note that while we…

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Dublin releases first TV advert

20th November 2018

Dublin made its TV debut on the 1st November with a stunning new film. Titled ‘This is Dublin’ the collection of films will be companions to the highly successful ‘Weather.Beaten’ advert which has been a firm favourite of viewers across Europe over the last year. Dublin brand owner, the Weatherbeeta Group plans for the ‘This…

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BEVA Trust volunteers making a difference

19th November 2018

125 eager BEVA Trust veterinary volunteers have participated in a total of 21 national equine healthcare and education clinics over the past three years, helping a total of 1017 horses. Coordinated by the British Horse Society, and with practical support from a number of other equine welfare charities, the clinics provide dental care, farriery, worming,…

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