Equine Health, Welfare & Transportation

Follow our quick links below for more information on how to improve the health and welfare of horses in your care:

Health & Welfare

The BEF subscribes to the FEI Welfare Codes here

Visit our Horse Health & Biosecurity page here

Download the BEF FEI Medication Log Book

The National Equine Health Survey 2016

To take part in the National Equine Health Survey 2017, click here

Transport/Import/Export

The Tripartite agreement for the movement of FEI sport horses between UK/Ireland and France means that movements to FEI competitions in Ireland and France, and back again, are simplified.

Current FEI registered horses taking part in FEI competition in Ireland and France can take advantage of this by applying to a BEF Approved Shipper (list below). These horses will travel using a document called a DOCOM which means that you do not have to obtain a health certificate signed by a vet prior to transit.

Please view the briefing note by clicking here to download

Approved Shippers 

BBA Shipping and Transport Ltd:
Queensberry Mews, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9AE
T: 01638 665021
W: www.bbashipping.com/Default.asp
E: contact@bbashipping.com

Equine Logistics:

7 - 9 Barlavington Stud, Barlavington, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0LG

T: 01798 867301
W: www.equine-logistics-company.com
E: lydia@equine-logistics-company.com

Janah Management Company Ltd:
Janah Management Co Ltd, Dalham Hall Stud, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE
T: 01638 732100
W: www.janah.co.uk
E: contact@janah.co.uk

John Parker International Horse Transport: 
Little Owl Barn, Pedlinge, Hythe, CT21 4JJ
T: 01303 266621
W: johnparkerinternational.com
E: info@johnparkerinternational.com

Luck Greayer Bloodstock Shipping Ltd:
Sarcens House, Upper Lambourn, Hungerford, Berks, RG17 8QN
T: 01488 670389
W: www.lgbloodstock.com
E: info@lgbloodstock.com

Mark Perry Horse Transport:
T: 0044(0)1474700184
W: www.markperryhorsetransport.com
E: mphorsetransport@aol.com

Peden Bloodstock International Shipping Agents:
T:
+ 49 (0)208 378 24 10
W: www.pedenbloodstock.com/international-horse-transport
E: transport@peden.de

Shelley Ashman International Ltd:
Tythe Barn, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3DR
T: 01884 849008
W: www.shelleyashman.co.uk 
E: info@shelleyashman.com

Information on international movements for FEI horses here

McTimoney Chiropractic Association

The McTimoney Chiropractic Association is the only Chiropractic Association to have a register of chiropractors qualified and trained to treat animals. Members of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association are registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GOC) and fall within the Veterinary Surgery (Exemptions) Order 1962.  To ensure the practitioner you use is registered please visit www.gcc-uk.org

The Veterinary Surgery (Exemptions) Order 1962 allows for the treatment of animals by physiotherapy, provided that the animal has first been seen by a veterinary surgeon who has diagnosed the condition and decided that it should be treated by physiotherapy under his/her direction.

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