BBC Radio 5 live will investigate the reappearance of equine infectious anaemia (EIA) or swamp fever in the UK this year in a special report.

The article goes out between 9-10am this Sunday (17 October).

Speaking to 5 live Investigates the World Horse Welfare charity warns of the potential for the disease to spread and the devastating effect this could have on Britain’s horse owners.

And the programme will also examine claims that infected but healthy-looking horses are being sold on from Romania.