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Equine Podiatry Association (UK) Endorses New ‘DIPLOMA IN EQUINE PODIATRY’ Qualification

EQUINE PODIATRY ASSOCIATION (UK) ENDORSES NEW ‘DIPLOMA IN EQUINE PODIATRY’ QUALIFICATION The Equine Podiatry Association (UK) is thrilled to announce its approval of a brand new, level 5, fully accredited, national qualification – The Diploma in Equine Podiatry – which is being launched on the 14th of July. The qualification is awarded by Lantra Awards, […]

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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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Hoof Rehabilitation and Barefoot Livery Centre Now Open

HOOF REHABILITATION AND BAREFOOT LIVERY CENTRE NOW OPEN… Sally Bell DEP, Member of the EPAUK and BHSAI has just developed one of the only dedicated barefoot facilities run by an Equine Podiatrist in the UK, offering specialised rehabilitation livery for horses and ponies needing to recover from more serious or long-term hoof health issues. We also have 6 unique opportunities for part livery on a permanent basis…..

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