Equine vets have one of the highest injury risks of all civilian professions; to help address this serious issue, the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has launched a campaign to help horse owners make life safer for their horses, themselves and their vets.
The majority of horses display a degree of asymmetry (just like people), which can give rise to unlevel movement, but unlevel movement is not necessarily the same as unsoundness; it can sometimes be addressed with training to resolve the asymmetry.
The way that horses see if very different to how humans see, we explore some interesting facts about the limits of their eyesight and how it affects the way they see fences during eventing.
Ever wondered what it's like to groom for one of the world's most decorated event riders? Johanna Ward shares what it is like to groom for Andrew Nicholson.