Professor van Weeren, commenting in the current issue of the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ), suggests that equine lameness needs to be redefined to reflect new digital assessment techniques that use preset parameters to detect gait asymmetries.
Since the introduction of the mandatory microchip regulation for horses, having an RFID tag reader has become a necessity for every breeder and farmer. Given most devices are clunky, expensive, and mostly out of battery whenever needed, the Icelandic startup, Anitar - better known for their WorldFengur search engine app - decided it’s time to change that!
A pioneering solution to calming stressed or anxious horses is being launched in the UK. Chillax has been developed to solve the problem of stress or nervousness in competition horses and contains no prohibited substances.
The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is outraged that its members are being regularly asked to break the law by inseminating imported equine semen that doesn’t have an accompanying health certificate.