New Covid 19 Show procedures coming soon

An additional meeting was held last night with the Showing Council, at the request of some of the Member Bodies. The objective of this meeting was to allow Societies and Associations to get together and specifically discuss the creating a possible “operational...

Latest Covid-19 news for equestrians

Latest Covid-19 news for equestrians

What do the latest rules on easing the lockdown mean to equestrianism? For all home nations, the following should be observed when carrying out any activity: All activity must be outdoors All should observe the relevant guidance on health, hygiene and physical...

Latest Covid-19 news for equestrians

15th May latest for Riding Schools/trainers

There's a mass of information here including the latest update from the BEF: Here's the latest from the BEF 15th May 2020 and we have also included an HSE (Health & Safety Executive) document, as well as a link to 'how CV is spread' which may give you some ideas...

BEF Statement re working with horses

BEF Statement re working with horses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12 May 2020  BEF statement: Stance on riding reviewed  Following the UK Prime Minister’s broadcast on Sunday 10 May, the Board of British Equestrian (BEF) has convened to discuss their position on riding and training in the current coronavirus...

Warning – Equine Grass Sickness

The AQHA-UK received a distressing report of a recent victim of Equine Grass Sickness. Sally was so shocked at the speed and severity of this terrible disease which caused the death of her horse, that she wrote in to explain what happened to her beautiful Quarter...

Covid-19 Travelling to France/through France

Latest news for Covid-19.....   Transporting horses and goods to/from France Anyone who operates essential travel for import/export in France should be aware that there is now a new requirement for all entering the country. A travel declaration must be completed,...

Latest news CV-19 – Surveys

Help measure the impact of COVID-19 on the equine industry Two providers have launched online surveys to provide an accurate picture of how the equestrian industry has been impact on by the pandemic.  XV Impact is independently assessing the impact on horse...

Advice from the BFBA – essential

Advice from the BFBA – essential

A message from the BFBA about farrier attendance on yards during Covid-19 as well as some very useful Youtube videos from the BFBA & vets regarding emergency treatment and help with triage if required. Similar guidance should be adopted by all other equine...