Tag Archives: equestrian welfare

  • horse-passport

    Equine Passports

    Equine Passports. All equines in the UK are required to have a passport by law which identifies the animal, states whether or not it is intended for human consumption and shows the current owner. At the beginning of this year DEFRA introduced stricter regulations for horse passports (Commission Regulation EC 262/2015). The HPA remains the […]

  • Passport

    Pony Passports

    Pony Passports. HPA issue new instructions inline with DEFRA. On 1 January 2016 DEFRA introduced stricter regulations for horse passports (Commission Regulation EC 262/2015). Horse passports can now only be issued where the silhouette (markings) has been completed by a vet, and the passport has to be completed on security watermarked paper. The HPA have […]

  • Therapies

    Horse Therapies

    Horse Therapies – Alternative holistic treatment. We don’t always go to the doctor when we have an ache or pain, often preferring a sports massage or paying a visit to the chiropractor. Similarly there are alternative therapies available for horses that can be used in conjunction with veterinary advice. Many horse owners now utilize the alternative therapies […]