Student Media Competition for budding journalists and photographers
The Organisers of Brigstock International Horse Trials at Rockingham Castle 2nd to 4th May 2014 are inviting budding journalists and photographers to try their hand at reporting from or photographing the action at this year’s event.
Advice will be available on site from a professional journalist and photographer, with a morning briefing as to how to best fulfill the challenge. Read more
Call for grooms and their employers to take part in a survey!
Leading horse care products company Absorbine is pleased to announce its support of The British Grooms Association (BGA) equestrian employment survey. The survey has been set up to help unveil the truth behind employment trends within the sector. As the professional membership association which represents the career interests of grooms, the BGA is urging all those who work with horses to come forward and have their say.
Hampshire Showjumper, 19 year-old Melissa Percy from Ringwood Hampshire received her British Showjumping Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) at Olympia, The London International Horse Show on Wednesday 18th December 2013. The certificate was presented by Rob Hoekstra, World Class Showjumping Performance Manager.
New vet schools are not needed in the UK was the conclusion of a contentious debate held by members at the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress last month. More than 70% of voters disagreed with the debate motion this house believes that new vet schools will benefit equine veterinary practice in the UK. This result reflects a recent industry survey indicating that up to five times as many veterinary graduates may be seeking work in equine practice as there are jobs available.