Rio: What is Zika and Should We Worry?

The Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito with the most common symptoms being fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. There is little evidence to suggest horses can develop the disease. The virus is related to dengue, yellow fever and West Nile virus. Although it was discovered in the Zika forest in Uganda in 1947 … Continue reading

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Rio 2016: What’s in the Selection?

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner it will be a nail-biting time for both the selectors and our top riders. Who will be short-listed and will things come together for the best horse and rider combinations to be at peak performance just at the right time. Will our showjumping team see Big Star back from injury and will Scott … Continue reading

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