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Do you know the dangers of encysted small redworm?

Zoetis UK unveiled an important new video to help horse owners understand why encysted small redworm are a serious health risk to horses. The company is encouraging all horse owners to speak to their vet or suitably qualified person (SQP) now to make sure they understand the risk this winter. The new animated video, launched…

Allister Hood is the first recipient of the Roger Stack Award

Top show producer Allister Hood has been selected as the first recipient of the Roger Stack Award, given to the person who has produced the outstanding showing performance of the year at Hickstead. Norfolk-based Hood was given the award after winning the British Horse Society Supreme Horse title at this year’s Longines Royal International Horse…

Horse owners urge others to plan for equine end of life

Results of ground-breaking study into owner attitudes show over 70% of owners who have no previous equine end of life experience have no plan in place. “You need to think about it. I know it’s very hard to do it but it is better to have thought it through.  You’ve got to do it.” A…

Abandoned foal now flourishing as companion to young racehorse

A horse found abandoned in South London at just a few months old has made an amazing transformation and is enjoying a new lease of life as a companion for young racehorses with her Suffolk rehomers, the Southcott family. When World Horse Welfare Field Officer Nick White first visited Polaris in January 2016, he found…

Martin Collins joins the Black Friday fun

For the very first time, Martin Collins Enterprises will be joining the Black Friday hype by offering a never seen before discount on CLOPF® fibre when ordered on Friday, 24th November. This is a fantastic offer for anyone who wants a cost effective solution to improve an existing sand arena. CLOPF® was developed by Martin Collins…

Redwings wins national award for strangles campaign

Redwings Horse Sanctuary is delighted to have been honoured with a national health and welfare award for its campaign to encourage owners to speak out on strangles – a highly contagious respiratory disease in horses. The charity was presented with the Health and Welfare Award at the Animal Health Trust’s UK Equestrian Awards, held at…

A true happy ending for rescued pony

Rescued pony Oakley, who was so weak he collapsed upon arrival at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, has made a miraculous recovery to become the latest resident to benefit from the charity’s rehoming programme. Seven-year-old 13hh Cob cross Oakley was given a very warm welcome when he arrived at his new loving home with Guardian Laura Elsegood,…

East Anglia puts on a strong show at HOYS

While we may be sad about saying goodbye to the prestigious Horse of the Year Show for another year, we can now celebrate the many achievements of the riders, owners and breeders of our region – and they truly are impressive! Kicking off the flurry of excitement for East Anglia saw a win for Suffolk showjumper Chloe…

A chance to go behind the scenes of the bloodstock industry

The Gold Season of thoroughbred racing in Newmarket means the busiest time of year for the world’s oldest bloodstock auctioneers, Tattersalls. Ever fancied going behind the scenes and gaining an exclusive insight into this notoriously secretive industry? Ever wanted to get right to the root of the UK’s second biggest spectator sport? Discover Newmarket is…