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‘Perfect storm’ has heightened Atypical Myopathy risk warns BEVA

Bare pastures and potential hay shortages, coupled with early transatlantic storms blowing seeds from laden sycamore trees, have created the ‘perfect storm’ to increase the risks of atypical myopathy for grazing horses, warns the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA). Experts are advising horse owners to take steps now to minimise the risks of this fatal…

Newmarket Racecourses celebrates our Emergency Services, NHS and Armed Forces

Newmarket Racecourses has announced that all staff working in the Emergency Services, NHS and the Armed Forces will be granted free entry for advanced tickets for its autumn highlight, the Dubai Future Champions Festival, taking place on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October. The offer serves as a thank you from Newmarket Racecourses not only…

Thieves Take Off With Charities’ Transport and Burghley Stock

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund had their White Chausson Flash09 Camper Van (similar to picture alongside) stolen between 9.30 pm and 10.45 pm (25/08/18) from the A38 Travel Lodge Northbound on route to Burghley along with all their stock. The registration plate is: WA5 7FRD Rosemary Lang Administrator and Fund Co-ordinator speaking on behalf of…

Over £10,500 raised for EACH at the 2018 Moët & Chandon July Festival as donations increase

Newmarket Racecourses is proud to announce that racegoers who attended the Moët & Chandon July Festival helped to raise a total of £10,576.03 for local children’s charity and chosen charity partner, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). This donation marks the highest amount raised for EACH over their four-year partnership with Newmarket Racecourses, following a total…

Rescued mare’s life is transformed at horse sanctuary

A painfully thin mare rescued from a field in Hertfordshire has made an amazing recovery thanks to the care of Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Irish Draft horse, Carmen, who is believed to be about 15 years old, is now enjoying a new and happy life at the charity’s Ada Cole Visitor Centre, near Harlow in Essex,…

Liverpool International Horse Show: A Festive Spectacular

The organisers of this year’s spectacular Liverpool International Horse Show, December 28 to 31 have launched an exciting new initiative for clubs and associations or even just a group of friends. When groups, clubs and associations get together to buy 10 or more tickets in one transaction, they will receive 10% off as well as…

Three days of Hickstead to be shown live on Sky Sports

Three days of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Great Britain at the BHS Royal International Horse Show will be shown live on Sky Sports Action. The live broadcasts will include the action on the afternoons of Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29  July, including international showjumping highlights such as the Longines BHS King…

Redwing’s Open Day bigger and better

Over 1,000 visitors enjoyed a day full of exclusive tours, demonstrations and plenty of pony cuddles at Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s headquarters last Sunday. The UK’s largest horse sanctuary opens the doors to its Norfolk base, in Hapton near Long Stratton, just once a year and the event proved as popular as ever! The special open…

Palace House to benefit from £250,000 Heritage Lottery Funding

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House is delighted at the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) that it has been awarded a £250,000 National Lottery grant from HLF’s Resilient Heritage programme. Designed to strengthen organisations and build the capacity of staff and volunteers to better manage heritage in…