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20/02/2017 Good News for Horse Owners: Atypical Myopathy testing available at the Royal Veterinary College

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is now conducting testing for atypical myopathy as part of the RVC’s work towards improved treatments and management of this disorder, and to enhance the welfare of affected horses. What is Atypical myopathy? Atypical myopathy of horses is a severe and life threatening equine muscle disorder that is caused by the ingestion of Sycamore tree seeds, leaves or seedlings by horses that are kept at pasture. What are the risk factors? Risk factors for horses remain unclear.: Read full story>>


17/02/2017 Sleep Tight Mary Tudor

Just as the team received the sad news about Dunkirk, unfortunately we also had to say goodbye to the utterly gorgeous Mary Tudor, formally of the Royal Mews. Mary retired to us after a very colourful life. This beautiful bay was described as not the easiest of mares to back and train, although she rode and drove, Mary would often have different ideas about what she wanted to do and had a highly individual character.: Read full story>>


15/02/2017 Dunkirk - The loss of a real character amongst our herd

We sadly lost handsome Dunkirk, a real character amongst our herd in February 2017. This striking 17.2hh served in the Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry for 12 years.: Read full story>>