Surprising twins, EHV outbreak and different issues the horse world is speaking about

  • 1. The mare who gave start to surprising twins

    An proprietor obtained a shock “purchase one, get two free” deal when the mare she purchased gave start to twins. Fiona Sleath purchased Lilo, regarded as half thoroughbred, half warmblood, for her daughter Jenna final November. Weeks later, that they had three horses as an alternative of 1. Fiona paid tribute to her daughter and vet, who collectively saved the colts’ lives.

    Discover out extra about these twins

    2. Horses exhibiting neurological indicators of equine herpes virus

    9 horses are receiving “shut monitoring” in hospital in Valencia – eight of whom are exhibiting neurological indicators of equine herpes virus (EHV-1). H&H beforehand reported that the organisers of the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Oliva Nova, Spain, had cancelled the second a part of the showjumping tour (7-26 February) as 4 horses on web site had examined constructive for EHV-1. Ten horses, six of whom have been exhibiting indicators of sickness, have been put in isolation on 21 February. Swabs have been taken, 4 of which have been constructive, 4 damaging and two inconclusive.

    Examine this outbreak

    3. First batch of Paris 2024 equestrian occasion tickets promote out

    The primary wave of equestrian tickets for the Paris 2024 Olympics have bought out as followers report blended experiences with the “sophisticated” ticketing system. The method has come below fireplace from some, who’ve been left “unhappy” and “disillusioned” to overlook out, with feedback that the system is “unfair”.

    Learn extra on getting tickets for Paris

    Paris 2024 Olympics equestrian tickets: the Palace of Versailles will host the equestrian events at next year’s Games

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic equestrian venue might be situated on the far finish of the canal, with views up in the direction of the Palace of Versailles

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