Author Archives: EPA Secretary

COVID-19 Update

Following guidance published by the Government on 27th March 2020, until further notice, we are recommending to our members that they only attend horses that are classed as in urgent need of hoof care. If attendance is required for hoof care then we still recommend following the below process for everyone’s well being:

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COVID-19 EPA Response

Lack of hoof care is a welfare issue to individual equines and therefore whilst it is safe and legal to do so, the EPA suggests that its members continue to provide equine podiatry services to their clients.  The EPA recognises the importance of reducing disease transmission, and therefore suggests clients take the following precautions to […]

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Equine Influenza Update

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CLIENTS Equine Influenza is a highly contagious disease affecting horses, donkeys and mules and causing respiratory symptoms. In light of the current UK outbreak, we are asking all of our Members’ clients to take the following preventative action to help to reduce risk of contamination: – Notify your visiting EP if any […]

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