National Horse Traceability Register working group established after Senate inquiry

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ABC NEWS (AUSTRALIA) reports: A Senate inquiry into the feasibility of the National Horse Traceability Register for all horses last year handed down 18 recommendations aimed at better managing and promoting animal welfare, rider safety, and biosecurity in the equine sector. The establishment of the working group, agreed upon by ministers at the Agriculture Minister's Forum in… Continue reading National Horse Traceability Register working group established after Senate inquiry

BVA President calls for microchipping amid horse meat scandal

Farming UK reports: The President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has used his annual London dinner speech last night to urge the government to back their call for all horses to be microchipped. He addressed current issues including the horsemeat scandal, where he backed calls for clearer welfare labelling. The audience included parliamentarians, veterinary… Continue reading BVA President calls for microchipping amid horse meat scandal