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Equine dentristry course at Alter

A theoretical and practical dentistry couse will be held between 17 and 19th March at Coudelaria de Alter, Alter do Chão. Entries should be addressed to: Edições Vade-Mécum Lda. Calçada

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FEI intensifies antidoping testing…

The FEI is to trial leg-swabbing to deal with concerns that some riders may be applying substances to their horse's legs to make them more sensitive. More random equine dope

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Vets using stem cells to treat joints

Researchers at Colorado State University are using innovations such as stem cells to heal injuries. The university's center is among the few medical sites pioneering the revolutionary approach to treating

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Anna Kerckhoff will minister a Join-Up course in Milfontes

Anna Kerchoff de Sacchi from Germany and living in Portugal, will conduct a Join-UP and Follow-Up course from the 22 to the 26th April in Milfontes. Join-Up methods rely on

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Ketamine – Party Drug Is Banned in the UK

A horse anaesthetic which has rocketed in popularity on the club scene is to be made illegal. Ketamine will become a class C drug as from today, Sunday. The powerful

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Play Time!

Research published this year suggests that children who play often are likely to grow up more intelligent than those who play less. Could this also be true for horses? Have

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Plea from a Town Councillor «Stop Horse Slaughter»

A Town Councillor from the Mourão Municipality in Brasil, Mr. Isidoro Moraes has appealed to the Federal Government, that the slaughter of horses be banned from the state. According to