While the risk of the disease spreading through the UK equine population “remains low”, Defra is continuing to monitor the situation
"Imagine how much better off we would be if we knew where the other outbreaks and infectious diseases are"
A glanders outbreak at the Deodoro Olympic horse park in Rio has sparked concern within the equestrian industry
Infectious diseases are an ever-present health risk for every horse and a potential danger to the whole equine industry. Take a look at our expert advice to keep your horse safe
Equestrian organisations are urging horse owners to take part in a survey to help with research into equine diseases.
At the recent World Horse Welfare Conference, a panel of equestrian experts shared their thoughts on the best ways to protect UK horses from exotic diseases
It has long been disputed that the winner of the 1880 Derby Bend Or was in fact a horse called Tadcaster and researchers examining DNA have thrown light on the mystery
Envirocair Veterinary promises to protect horses from serious diseases
Vets Pat Sells and Laura Heaps are appealing for sponsorship to help them raise £7,000 for the charity
The serious equine disease, Dourine, has been found in Italy causing welfare agencies to be on a heightened state of alert
A shocking report commissioned by the Welsh Assembly has uncovered “significant welfare problems” in the UK horse industry
Biosecurity technology currently in use by a handful of racing yards is now available to competition yards across all disciplines
Separate animal health budgets for England, Scotland and Wales to promote animal welfare and tackle disease outbreaks have been cautiously welcomed by equestrian bodies
North Wales horse dealer Peter Jones is the first in the country to face prosecution for failing to take action to prevent horses getting disease
Owners are being called on to become more aware of the risk of infectious equine diseases and how to prevent them by the charity
An equine industry representative will sit on "partnership board" to advise Defra on animal health and welfare policy
Swamp fever horse’s past shows free movement of horses to Britain must be better controlled, say industry experts.
Defra are collecting information on leisure horses in the UK in case of an outbreak of an infectious equine disease
The equestrian community has welcomed the coalition government’s formal decision to scrap Labour’s unpopular 'horse tax'
Horse owners can reduce the chance of their horse contracting an infectious disease with a new guide produced by World Horse Welfare