Sugar and spice – And everything nice?

We had the opportunity to speak to Dr Emmanuelle Van Erck about sugar and horses. Emmanuelle works at the Equine Sports Medicine Practice and is author of more than 40 scientific articles and regularly lectures at international scientific meetings. She continues to collaborate on applied research projects in Equine Sports Medicine and teaches clinical

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KWPN Breeder of the Year 2020

The Van der Steen brothers,  from Esch (NED) have been awarded KWPN breeder of the year in the jumping division. Their Witven Stud bred several standout jumpers, including GC Chopin’s Bushi, performing at the highest level of the sport under Ireland’s Denis Lynch and ranked second on the WBFSH rankings as well as being

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Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

What is equine herpesvirus (EHV)? Equine herpesviruses are DNA viruses that are found in most horses all over the world. Almost all horses have been infected with the viruses and have most of the times no serious side effects. It is currently unknown what causes some infected horses to develop the serious neurological forms

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Equine rhinopneumonitis – Tips of Cavalor

A horse’s weakened immune system increases the risk of equine rhinopneumonitis. An environment with high infection pressure and low resistance can allow the equine herpes virus to easily get hold of your horse. Sport horses are at increased risk due to their contact with other horses during their frequent travels. It is therefore wise

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FEI News: My Horse World Club, created for the youth, by the youth

Fan engagement is a big subject for the FEI, as it is for most International Sports Federations. Always seeking to increase the outreach of our sport, one of the big questions we came across was, how do we become increasingly engaging for a youth audience in today’s world? For Generation Z, those born between

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