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Keeping the sport clean

As part of UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week (21-27 May 2018) Kate Hore, RNutr (Animal) and Senior Nutritionist at NAF, along with the BEF Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Rules (‘BEFAR’), explain which substances you can and can’t compete on, and how to make sure you keep clean.

over 1 year ago

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Anti-doping in eventing

In aid of UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week (21-27 May 2018) we spoke to Sandra Hill, Anti-Doping Programme Manager at the British Equestrian Federation, to find out how eventing is kept clean.

over 1 year ago

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Everything you need to know about feed contamination

If you compete with British Eventing did you know that your horse can be drug tested at every level? So no matter if you are doing your very first BE80(T) or are an experienced and regular competitor, making sure you are aware of feed contamination is essential. We take a look at how we can reduce the risks.

over 1 year ago

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How to buy a horse

BE Life columnist Jonathan Chapman offers his advice on buying your next horse.

over 1 year ago

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Cross country cooling in cold weather

Despite it being 'spring' we are still experiencing unseasonably cool weather, so what is the correct protocol for cooling horses down at chilly early season events? Dr David Marlin advises how to manage hot horses in the colder months.

over 1 year ago

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