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20/10/2017 Training Rescue Services and Supporting Student Vets

Refresher training for Oxforshire Fire and Rescue Services At the start of the month we ran our first Horse Handling and Behaviour refresher training course to the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. This introduction to Horse Handling and Behaviour provides Fire and Rescue service personnel with the crucial knowledge and practical skills they need to deal with emergency incidents involving horses. Fire and Rescue personnel frequently encounter distressed and injured animals of all types as part of their duties and it is recognised that the hazards faced in large animal rescue requires specialised training.: Read full story>>

 

20/10/2017 Scooby : A final farewell

Time catches up with us all but it did seem that hard working and adorable Scooby might be able to break all the rules. After a whole 19 years full time service with the New Yatt Riding for the Disabled Association he retired to our Home of Rest in 2013. He had been giving riding sessions to children with physical and learning disabilities for nigh two decades, he loved working, he loved people and they loved him straight back; even when children moved on to bigger horses they continued to help care for him.: Read full story>>

 

22/09/2017 Vesta on the mend

In August Vesta, a young Shetland pony arrived. She had been found in a Buckinghamshire field by Reading-based rescue charity Saving Abandoned Fly-grazing Equines (SAFE). She was suffering from ringworm and an advanced case of strangles, one of the most infectious equine diseases.: Read full story>>

 

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