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18th February 2019 – BEF Equine Flu latest update
February 18, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes that the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has reported more positive tests for equine flu over the weekend in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Norfolk and Buckinghamshire. 16 horses returned positive tests at one premises in Worcestershire. The AHT reports that this is thought to...
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SCOTTISH COMPETITORS - EQUINE FLU
February 14, 2019
Please note Show Centres will be asking to check passports before your horses or ponies are unloaded at British Showjumping shows in Scotland from now. If you do not have your passport with up to date vaccination details you will be asked to leave the...
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14th Feb 2019 -  BEF UPDATE ON EQUINE FLU
February 14, 2019
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update from the Animal Health Trust (follow @equiflunet on Twitter for more details) reporting more positive tests for equine flu in Sussex, Worcestershire and Leicestershire. The BEF continues to urge horse owners to be vigilant for signs of...
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Equine Flu Notice for Academy Coordinators, Coaches and Area Representatives,
February 13, 2019
Given the recent Equine Influenza outbreak please can passport checks be carried out at all training to ensure vaccinations comply with our ruling (below). We also strongly advise members that if their horses last vaccination exceeds 6 months that they have an additional booster vaccination....
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13th Feb 2019 - BEF Update on 3 more positive tests for Equine Flu
February 13, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update from the Animal Health Trust (AHT) that there have been three further positive tests for equine flu in Kent, Derbyshire and central Scotland. Although there have been a relatively small number of positive tests from the thousands...
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BEF RESPONSE TO RESUMPTION OF RACING 12.02.19
February 12, 2019
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) welcomes the decision by the British Horseracing Authority to resume racing from Wednesday 13th February. We’re cautiously optimistic that after analysis of thousands of samples by the Animal Health Trust, there have been no further positive tests since the weekend. The BEF...
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LATEST BEF ADVICE ON EQUINE FLU OUTBREAK - 11.02.19
February 11, 2019
    The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) continues to closely monitor the recent equine flu outbreak and notes the latest update from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) outlining that it will decide tonight (Monday 11th February 2019) whether racing can return in Britain on Wednesday. The BEF can...
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8th February 2019 - Latest Update on Equine Flu
February 08, 2019
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) on Friday 8th February that there have been three further positive results for equine flu – bringing the total number of positive results to six – all of which are...
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February 08, 2019
In light of the situation in respect of Equine Flu, British Showjumping would like to remind all members that it is mandatory for all registered horses and ponies to be in possession of a valid flu vaccination certificate.  Rule 42.5 in the Members Handbook which refers...
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UPDATED STATEMENT ON EQUINE FLU
February 07, 2019
Further to the announcement by the British Horseracing Authority that horseracing will continue to be suspended until Wednesday February 13th, the British Equestrian Federation can confirm that our veterinary advice remains that it is not necessary to cancel other equine events at this time. However we...
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