Government rule change confirmed on use of carpet in arena surfaces *H&H Plus*

A new Environment Agency ruling affects the use of shredded carpet fibre in riding surfaces. H&H speaks to industry figures to find out their thoughts, and what this means

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RULES on waste carpet being used in arena surfaces are changing this year in a move that has been welcomed by the industry. The Environment Agency (EA) is removing its guidance that allows shredded waste carpet to be used in arena surfaces as of 17 June, which means surfaces containing waste carpet should not be […]

New findings revolutionise how bone fractures in horses heal and can be prevented *H&H Plus*

New insights into how bone forms, adapts and heals are revolutionising fracture prevention and repair, explains Patrick Pollock FRCVS

Bone fracturers in horses:

The ability to repair and prevent bone fractures in horses, which can come about as a result of a single trauma or as a result of ongoing microtrauma through inappropriate training, is a topic of great interest among the veternary community and horse owners alike, with exciting new insights available. Bone is a substance that […]