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Online awards celebrate feline companionship during lockdown
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Chatter box The UK government has announced that it will be running two free webinars for horse owners and exporters, explaining what steps to take to export horses from 1 January 2021.

The first webinar will take place on Tuesday 20 October 2020, from 9.30am to 11am. It will cover Export Health Certificate (EHC) requirements from 1 January 2021. Click here to register.

The second webinar will take place on Wednesday 4 November 2020, from 10.30am to 12pm. This session will focus on the steps that businesses need to take to export equines from the UK to the EU. Click here to register.

For more information on exporting horses and ponies after 1 January 2021, please visit the gov.uk website. Chatter box

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Equine News
National Equine Forum introduces special COVID-19 award
National Equine Forum introduces special COVID-19 award

Sir Colin Spedding Award 2021 to celebrate 'exceptional efforts' during 2020.
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Renowned equine specialist awarded Honorary Membership of BEVA
Renowned equine specialist awarded Honorary Membership of BEVA

Professor Celia Marr recognised for commitment to veterinary profession
Blue Cross issues laminitis warning to owners
Blue Cross issues laminitis warning to owners

UK weather and lockdown restrictions raise risk factor for crippling disease
Winners of BEVA annual awards announced
Winners of BEVA annual awards announced

Veterinary professionals recognised virtually in absence of congress
BEVA appoints new president
BEVA appoints new president

Lucy Grieve will lead work on weight management and equine obesity.
Study highlights equid welfare in Nepalese brick kilns
Study highlights equid welfare in Nepalese brick kilns

Paper suggests implementing training programmes for handlers
Fellowship to provide new approaches to equine grass sickness
Fellowship to provide new approaches to equine grass sickness

Researchers to engage with vets and horse owners to develop sample biobank.
BEVA postpones annual Congress to September 2021
BEVA postpones annual Congress to September 2021

"We intend for September 2021 to mark an exciting, fresh start for the profession"
WVS launches UK equine training for veterinary students
WVS launches UK equine training for veterinary students

Course designed to support national shortage of practical placements.
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More cases of African swine fever confirmed in Germany

More cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in wild boar in Germany.

According to Pig World, 20 outbreaks have been identified in two districts - Brandenburg, where the original case confirmed on September 10 was found, and near the town of Neuzelle, some 7.5 km away.

The finding represents a further seven cases confirmed by Germany's Friedrich-Loeffler Institute. A Central Crisis Team has been established to coordinate the response to the outbreak.

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