Responding to Coronavirus

Factors to consider when returning your horse to work after a break by Dr Jane Williams, Hartpury University Equestrian sports and non-competitive leisure riding are popular in the UK, with approximately 3 million people regularly riding (Williams and Tabor, 2017; BETA, 2019). The quarantine restrictions implemented in response to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK (a nationwide lockdown on March 23rd 2020) required rapid changes in how we went about day-to-day activities in response to government guidelines and local establishment guidance to reduce the spread of the virus, including the training and management of our horses. The current...

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