Horse traceability is key as competition restarts after EHV-1 outbreak *H&H Plus*

Riders must comply with a host of requirements to try to prevent another disease outbreak as internationsl sport starts again in Europe. H&H hears from the FEI and top riders on the new protocols

ENHANCED traceability of horses is a “key element” in minimising the risk of future disease outbreaks, as international sport returns in Europe. Following a six-week shutdown across mainland Europe owing to the EHV-1 outbreak, competition restarted on 12 April with mandatory protocols introduced by the FEI, including temperature recording and testing for EHV-1 at shows […]

‘I’m so delighted; he is the most wonderful horse’: Arthur conquers once more at the Wynnstay Hunt Ride *H&H Plus*

Rowan Cope enjoys a “dream ride” to take the top spot, with Becky Smith hot on his heels on her hunt ride debut

Wynnstay Hunt Race

ROWAN COPE and Arthur triumphed in the first hunt race of the 2020/21 season, making all the running over the Wynnstay hedges to see off 22 other competitors. It was an eighth victory in these races over natural obstacles for ex-chaser Arthur, now 12, whose form figures since joining the Cope family read 111211F1121. “He […]