Irish EIA Outbreak Leads to New British Testing Requirement

An outbreak of swamp fever - Equine Infectious Anaemia - in Ireland, with up to 18 horses reported to have been infected, appears to be in check but Britain has imposed controls from August 14 to try and stop the disease entering the country.

Runners in British races from Ireland will need a negative Coggins test prior to declaration being accepted while British-trained horses going t

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