A new collection of free research articles, published online this month by the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) and sponsored by World Horse Welfare, aims to build greater understanding and encourage collaboration in addressing the welfare problems of the world’s working equids. Future research articles will be added to the collection as new data emerges.  

Diagnostic imaging specialists BCF have just announced their next step forward in making equine vets lives easier. The new wireless Cuattro Slate 4 DR system available from BCF is now available with an Automatic Exposure Detection (AED) panel, which means the plate automatically recognises the radiation from the generator, with no need for a sync cable.

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.

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