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A new national awareness week will aim to tackle the stigma of strangles

Speaking out about strangles

Published: Thursday, 5th March 2020

Speaking out about strangles – an infectious equine disease – is the focus of a new national week of action launched by SRUC in partnership with some of the UK’s largest horse welfare organisations.

Strangles is prevalent in equines around the UK

Strangles symposium success

Published: Thursday, 11th April 2019

Eradicating strangles – the UK’s most prevalent infectious equine disease – could become a reality if more people were inspired to take action.

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SRUC Oatridge Stables’ Gains PASS Accreditation in UK Horse Disease Health Scheme

Published: Wednesday, 25th March 2015

The stable yard on the Oatridge campus of Scotland’s Rural College is the latest accredited to a UK wide scheme protecting horses from Strangles.

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Horse Owners Head Start on Disease Protection

Published: Wednesday, 4th June 2014

Everyone from private horse owners to those managing commercial yards received key advice on avoiding a disease threat during the recent Welfare Conference in Bristol.

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Scottish Livery Yard the First in the UK to be Accredited Under New Strangles Health Scheme

Published: Wednesday, 11th December 2013

A livery yard at West Linton, in the Scottish Borders, is the first in the UK to become accredited under a new scheme to protect horses and premises from a debilitating and highly contagious disease.

All Smiles at the Highland Show!

Published: Wednesday, 26th June 2013

With a new name, a revamped pavilion and (mainly) sunny weather, it was odds on this year’s Royal Highland Show would be a success, and it certainly was.

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New Health Scheme for Horses Aims to Control Strangles Disease

Published: Wednesday, 12th June 2013

A new, UK wide, health scheme addressing the threat to horses from the disease Strangles has been launched by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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