The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Welfare Award 2014, sponsored by Blue Cross, has been presented to Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal in recognition of her long-standing commitment to horse welfare.

At Europe’s largest equine conference on the HORIBA stand D17, visitors can explore its range of veterinary diagnostic solutions with the HORIBA vet team. HORIBA’s diagnostic offering for equine use includes portable and compact analysers for blood coagulation measurement and decision support in horse colic treatment, as well as whole blood haematology analysis.

A collaboration between the Societa Italiana Veterinari Per Equini (SIVE) and the VeterinaryWound Healing Association provides a unique opportunity for equine practitioners to develop their wound management skills on a two day course in the Torino region of Northern Italy. 

The Zoetis equine team in the UK has welcomed an experienced equine business consultant to enhance the range of services offered to equine veterinary practices and trade customers. Laurie May, who took on the role this month, brings to the team a wealth of experience in all aspects of practice performance management and marketing, with particular expertise in the equine sector.

The equine team at Dechra Veterinary Products is expanding, with the appointment of specialist vet Alana McGlade, a graduate of Nottingham Veterinary School, who joins Dechra as an Equine Sales Manager (ESM) working alongside fellow ESMs Hilary Gates and Vicki Dawson.

CRC Press’s equine veterinary books will be on offer at the congress on the Blackwell Bookshop stand, with a 20% show discount for all delegates.

Dearson Equine is a leading manufacturer and worldwide supplier of top-quality equine dentistry equipment.

For both the professional and leisure horse, lameness is the most likely reason for needing serious veterinary attention.

There are limited places available for the International Equine Colic Symposium, in Dublin from 7th-10th July 2014.