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War of the Worms

A good worming programme is essential to your horse’s health and now is the time …

Grass Sickness Hunter Trials, Strathearn Eventing Sunday 28th May 2017

Fabulous charity hunter trials with classes to suit all from the first timer to affiliated …

Tea, Cake and Hooves! Laminitis talk, Exeter

Informal talk on Laminitis, Tursday January 26th 2017. Suggested donation of £5 to go to …

One Day Equiculture Course – Stirling

INFO FOR ONE DAY EQUICULTURE COURSE – STIRLING (UK) Saturday 18th February 2017 ONE DAY …

Merry Christmas to all our supporters

Seasons greetings to all our supporters! We hope you all have a truly wonderful holiday …

The Princess Royal congratulates Equine Grass Sickness Fund volunteers

I t was a huge honour to welcome some of our most loyal and longstanding …

Research sheds new light on Equine Grass Sickness

Research sheds new light on Equine Grass Sickness New research on equine grass sickness (EGS), …

EGSF Christmas Catalogue

The easiest way to support our Christmas shop is online, but if you prefer the …

Read all about it!

The latest edition of Equine News brings you all the latest news on research and …

Moredun parasitologists highlight sustainable worm control

In response to increasing reports of anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in many of our common gastro-intestinal …

Survey into anthelmintic prescribing for livestock and equines

Anthelmintic resistance is a growing threat to the UK equine population. Our colleagues at Moredun …

Christmas Shop now OPEN!

Stocked with lovely cards, calendars, gifts and handy things you didn’t know you needed! All …

Puddledub Summer Show, Sunday 14th August 2016

We are tickled pink to discover we have been chosen as the charity for this …

Happy smiles as hunter trials nets £1000 for grass sickness research

Happy smiles at the Royal Highland Show when Sarah Houlden and family dropped in with …

Invitation to film launch and EGS research update at Royal Highland Show

EGSF and Moredun are delighted to host an informal reception to mark the launch of …

Map of EGS locations 2015-2016

Many thanks to Becky Tatum of the Animal Health Trust for this map showing the …

Strumpshaw Fun Showjumping and Novelty Showing Show 25th June, Norfolk

By kind permission of Julia Jones, Annie Horner-Glister is hosting the 5th fundraising pony party …

Horses and riders sought for 100 mile charity ride

Endurance rider Jean Lloyd is seeking 2 or 3 people to join her on a …

Jump judges urgently needed! Sunday 29th May at Strathearn Eventing

We are short of 5/6 jump judges at the Grass Sickness Hunter Trials on Sunday …

Balhagan Equestrian Grass Sickness Show, 26th June, Banff

Roll up for the annual Grass Sickness Show on Sunday 26th June 2016 at The …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show, Sunday 5th June 2016 Blairgowrie

The Scottish Grass Sickness Show is an annual showing show at Bogles Field, Essendy Road, …

Cleadon Village Livery Summer Show, Sunday 3rd July 2016

Following the success of last year’s successful fundraising show in memory of Spirit, Kaimi Fada …

Win a Burghley course walk with Lucinda Green!

Eventer Lucinda Green needs no introduction, being the heroine of many of our childhood equestrian …

Desperately seeking jump judges!

The popular grass sickness hunter trials at Strathearn Eventing is on Sunday 29th May. This …

Naz completes London Marathon!

A huge achievement for Naz, who just weeks ago doubted she would ever reach the …

Good luck to Naomi Coward running the London Marathon this Sunday!

Spare a thought for Naomi Coward this Sunday as she lines up to run her …

What’s On 2016

For an updated list of fundraisers in aid of EGSF please click here: What’s On …

Strathearn Eventing Grass Sickness Hunter Trials Sunday 29th May

This fabulous hunter trials over superb ground at Strathearn Eventing returns for 2016. Fences from …

Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show 2016

The date for the 16th Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show  at Hetton Le Hole, County …

PK Scottish Horseshoe 180km Ride, 21st May 2016

The South Loch Ness Access Group are organising this 180km course to be ridden over …

Colic and its implications. Talk on 22nd Feb, nr Preston

Rufford Veterinary Group is hosting a client evening with a talk on ‘Colic and its …

Lilley Park and Ride, Hertfordshire, May 15th 2016

Katie Robinson is raising funds for grass sickness research in memory of her lovely mare …

Obituary: ‘Listy’ Montgomery-Davies

‘Listy’ Montgomery-Davies, owner of Whiteloch Farm Stables, Macmerry, sadly lost her battle against cancer on …

Equine Table Top Sale 18th Feb, Tewksbury

Equine Table Top Sale in aid of Equine Grass Sickness Fund  (Charity No: SC022515) & …

EGS orphan Racehorse Sammy on STV News tonight at 6pm

Following on from our story about Sammy the racehorse’s win at Musselburgh, this will be …

PK Scottish Horseshoe 180km Ride 21st May 2016

The South Loch Ness Access Group are organising this 180km course to be ridden over …

EGS orphan wins at Musselburgh races

One of our supporters sent us a Happy New Year note with this lovely story! …

Christmas and New Year Holiday Closure

We close for the festive break on Tuesday 22nd December and will reopen on Wednesday …

Naomi Coward is running the London Marathon for EGSF!

In just 150 days Naomi Coward will be lacing up her trainers to run the …

Fusarium study yields interesting data

Scientists at FERA and the Royal (Dick) Vet recently carried out a pilot study exploring …

Guernsey Charity Show raises £1600!

In February 2014 we were shocked to hear of two cases of acute EGS in …

EGS Survivors Class at Scottish Grass Sickness Show June 2016

The organiser of the Scottish Grass Sickness Show, Jean Oudney, is considering including an EGS …

An evening with Nicola Wilson at Highfield at Howe

An evening with Nicola Wilson, Thursday 10th December 2015, 7.45-9.15 at Highfield at Howe, Ladybank, …

Pub quiz raises £1523 for grass sickness research

Congratulations to friends Mairi Reid and Lynne Clark whose pub quiz and raffle exceeded all …

Helped needed at Kelso Races Charity Tearoom – March 2016

We are very pleased to have been invited to run the much loved Charity Tearoom …

HRH The Princess Royal congratulates Grass Sickness fundraisers

Back in the summer one intrepid EGS survivor, the indomitable Candyfloss & her owner Leanne …

Scottish Connemara Group raises £100 for EGS research

EGSF Chairman Keith Mason was delighted to attend the AGM of the Scottish Connemara Group …

BHS Derbyshire hosts EGS Talk 12th November 7.30pm

BHS Derbyshire are hosting a talk by Bakewell Equine Vets to discuss the condition that …

Proteomic study sheds light on neurodegeneration in grass sickness

Researchers at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute have shed new …

BHS Wiltshire’s Fonthill Ride raises £1000 for EGS research

BHS Wiltshire Pleasure Ride raises £1000 for EGS research The first BHS fun ride to …

Read all about it! EGSF Winter Newsletter online

Our Autumn-Winter Newsletter is now online. You can read about Candyfloss’s epic walk across Scotland, …

EGSF at the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon

We are very excited to tell you that we have our very first ever runner …

Equine Grass Sickness has similarities with human neurodegenerative disorders

Each year in the U.K., about 2 percent of horses die from grass sickness. No …

Charity Show raises £5731!

Yvonne Maclean had always wanted to do something to give back to the EGSF after …

Equine Grass Sickness Charity Event, Suffolk 16th October

Talks on Equine Grass Sickness by Dr Jo Ireland BVMS PhD Cert AVP(EM) MRCVS and …

Table Top Tack Sale – Strathallan Castle Sunday 20th Sept

** TABLE TOP TACK SALE ** Sunday 20th September 2015 In aid of The Equine …

Worming Survey

This worming survey is being undertaken by our colleagues at Moredun. Your help in completing …

Last chance to take part in the EGS Vaccine Trial!

Horse owners – it’s your last chance to take part in the Equine Grass Sickness …

Run Virgin Money London Marathon 2016 for EGSF!

We are delighted to have secured a place on the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon …

Survivors Parade RHS 2015

Huge thanks to the participants in our 2015 Survivors Parade at the Royal Highland Show. …

Week 3 begins for Team Candy!

And the journey continues, less about the mountains now and more about meandering along quiet …

Across the bealach and hunkered down to avoid the storm!

Fabulous sighting of Team Candyfoxybelle in the middle of nowhere – thanks to Nell Hall, …

Shetland? Respect an electric fence? I think not…

Gina Duff is very kindly sendng updates from Leanne as she is now in remote …

A locked gate and an unintentional dooking!

Day 4 Ballindalloch to Tomintoul was rather more eventful than planned. A long detour to …

Candyfloss walks all over grass sickness – Day 4 begins

Well Candyfloss is experiencing it all – ice cream shops, tunnels, forests, rivers and distilleries! …

And they are off! Candy’s walk begins…

Saturday dawned fine and a crowd gathered at the Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay to …

One day to go until Candyfloss walks all over grass sickness!

The countdown has begun. Candy has been checked over by the vet, had her back …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show, Sunday 7th June 2015

The schedule is out and once again Jean Oudney and team have put together a …

Seaton Red House Charity Show Sunday 9th August

The third annual Seaton Red House  charity show is shaping up to be bigger and …

Survey On Worm Resistance in Horses

Resistance to wormers is an increasing problem and research in this area is critical to …

Map of Candy’s route – can you help?

On 23rd May Leanne and Candy and Foxy the dog will be setting off on …

Equine News Spring 2015

‘Equine News’ brings you all the latest from the Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund. …

Equine Sector 2015 Election Manifesto for the Horse

The next Government must support the sector’s development and protect the health and welfare of …

BHS Wiltshire Fonthill Pleasure Ride, Sunday 17th May

In support of EGSF and Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Venue: Fonthill Estate, Fonthill Bishop, SP3 5SH. …

Devilla Forest Sponsored Ride 25th July

7.30am start. Meet at Muirside of Kinneddar Farm Cottage, Oakley, Fife KY12 9LD Ride to …

SCHEDULE! Grass Sickness Hunter Trials Sunday 17th May

Once again Strathearn Eventing are hosting their annual Grass Sickness Hunter Trials. Held over a …

Chronic EGS Survey – can you help?

Have you experienced a case of chronic equine grass sickness within the past 5 years? …

Calling all survivors!

We are very excited to say that there will be an EGS Survivors’ Parade at …

Seaton Red House Show Sunday 9th August

The third annual Seaton Red House Competitions show held in memory of Bert and Charlie …

HORSE OWNERS NEEDED FOR GROUND-BREAKING EQUINE GRASS SICKNESS TRIAL

As the high risk season for Equine Grass Sickness fast approaches the Animal Health Trust, …

What’s On 2015

What’s on in Aid Of EGSF 2015 Help 4 Horses Online Showing Show • Enter …

Rachel Mangto’s ‘Raffle for a Cure’

This is a raffle organised by Rachel Mangto which will be held online so anyone …

Help 4 Horses Online Showing

Pamela Aitken came up with the idea of creating an online showing show to raise …

Loch Leven Charity Calendar £6

Loch Leven Equine Practice have launched this gorgeous calendar with photos selected from their recent …

Candy’s car sticker kicks butt!

Following her battle with chronic EGS Candy has become quite a celebrity. Not only has …

Wanda Dodd retires from EGSF

The Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund gathered to wish Wanda Dodd a happy retirement …

Bronze horse raffle £1 per ticket

A kind hearted client of Strathspey Veterinary Centre has donated a beautiful and valuable bronze …

Black Friday bargains!

Save up to 50% on gifts and cards, sale on some items for this weekend …

New face at EGSF

Ulla Balletta of Leighton Buzzard is the newest member of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund …

North East Fife RC raise £257.50!

North East Fife Riding Club invited Dorothy Thomson from EGSF to attend their rideout at …

BHS Fife raise £400 for EGS research

BHS Fife’s fun ride in September was a great success. The weather was perfect and …

Chronic Grass Sickness Survey

If you have a grass sickness survivor we could really do with your help! The …

Boltby Trekking Centre raises £100

Well done to all at Boltby Trekking Centre who raised £100 for EGS research by …

Equine News Autumn Winter 2014

We are delighted to bring you the latest edition of Equine News, our twice yearly …

Sell your old stuff on Ebay for EGS research!

By popular request we are now registered on Ebay and you can nominate us to …

Loch Leven Equine Practice seeks calendar girls and boys…

It’s competition time! Clients of the Loch Leven Equine Practice are giving their clients the …

1st time tri-athlete raises £195 for EGS research

After having her second baby in January last year Shonagh McMaster decided to get back …

Jenny raises £370!

Well done Jenny Clewlow who ran the Baxter’s Rver Ness 10km in 48 minutes, raising …

Candyfloss meets the back lady…

Leanne McDonald got in touch with this lovely photo of Candy, who survived EGS last …

Clip for a Cure!

Clip a triangle for EGS this winter! Following the loss of Jasper, Storm and Spencer, …

EGS Vaccine Trial from the horses mouth!

Thinking about taking part in the vaccine trial but not sure what it is all …

Chronic EGS Survey

Please help with a new research study of chronic EGS. Together with the Royal (Dick) …

Jenny is running the Baxters River Ness 10k

Jenny Clewlow lost her seven year old Highland mare Megan to grass sickness many years …

BHS Fife Beach Ride in aid of EGSF Sunday 28th September

Our popular pleasure ride has returned to the stunning coastal line of the East Neuk …

Vaccine Trial Q&A Session 9th September

The Facebook group ‘Equine Grass Sickness Awareness’ hosted another live Q&A session with Dr Jo …

EGS Vaccine Trial Q&A session with Dr Jo Ireland

Well done to Facebook Group Equine Grass Sickness Awareness for hosting a live Question and Answer …

Just Giving August raises £762!

Many thanks to our Just Giving donors who between them raised an absolutely fantastic £726.26 …

Website down!

Apologies to anyone who tried to access the website yesterday and couldn’t. We had problems …

June Just Givers thank you!

Yet again an enormous thank you to our hardy Just Giving fundraisers who together raised …

The Maddison Charity Dressage Event

In memory of Maddison, a talented New Forest dressage pony who recently died of grass …

Fabulous sculpture to be raffled at Royal Highland Show!

Sculptor William Thompson has donated an amazing full size sculpture to be raffled at the …

Can you help us with EGS vaccine trial recruitment?

The EGS vaccine trial is funded by research grants and donations and also by the …

Strumpshaw Livery Charity Show Jumping Show, Norfolk

Strumpshaw Hall Livery are holding their 3rd annual show jumping show in memory of Bertie …

What’s On Near You?

Here is a list of the upcoming events in aid of The Moredun Foundation Equine …

Horsey Car Boot Sale and Fun Day 9th Aug

Horsey Car Boot Sale and Fun Day Saturday 9th August Raffle, face painting, pony rides …

Guernsey Charity Showing Show 27th July

Charity Showing Show at Guernsey Riding and Hunt Club, Sunday 27th June. £50 to Supreme …

Donate to EGSF whilst selling on Ebay!

By popular demand we are now registered on Ebay. This means that you can donate …

Have you had a case of EGS in Gloucestershire?

Radio Gloucestershire is highlighting the problem of grass sickness and is looking for people who …

BHS Staffordshire Autumn Pleasure Ride

Annual Autumn Pleasure Ride 5th October 2014 across 10 miles (approx) of Cannock Chase with …

BHS North Lincolnshire Pleasure Ride

Pleasure ride at Mareham Grange, Mareham on the Hill 14th September 2014 with proceeds going …

Dressage, Trec and SJ Competition, Tyne and Wear

Seaton Red House Competitions bring you another show following their very successful show last year …

Help! Jump judges needed! Perth, Sunday 25th May

We are still short of a few bodies for Strathearn Eventing’s charity hunter trials on …

Major Timothy Connell

We are extremely sorry to hear that Major Timothy Connell of Auchtermuchty has passed away, …

BHS Cambridgeshire Gift Auction Sat 2nd August

***EXCITING NEW EVENT BY BHS CAMBRIDGESHIRE*** ****GIFT AUCTION**** (In aid of the Grass Sickness Appeal) …

Thank you to our April Just Giving Fundraisers!

Once again thank you to our supporters who have raised badly needed funds by doing …

Breaking News: Vaccine Trial eligibility criteria changed

We are delighted to report some exciting news about the vaccine trial. The Veterinary Medicines …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show 2014

This year’s show takes place on Sunday 1st June 2014 at Bogles Field, Essendy Road, …

Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show 2014

Don’t forget to get your entries in for the 14th Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show, …

Free EGS Talk by Station House Vets, Welburn, York

Tuesday 20th May HorseTalk Poster Welburn Village Hall YO60 7EP 7.30pm. Entry free but please …

Charity Barbecue and Social Evening, Scunthorpe

Normanby Park Riding School, Scunthorpe DN15 9BG Friday 16th May, 7.30pm Tickets in advance only, …

BHS Wirral EGS & Laminitis Talks and Social Evening

As part of the BHS National Campaign to raise funds for a vaccine against Grass …

Fundraising Events 2014

11/5/14 BHS Great Ponton Pleasure Ride Heath Farm, NG33 5DQ Caroline Greaves, 07919 091040, carolinegreaves1@hotmail.com …

Equine News Spring – Summer 2014

Our latest newsletter is now available to download here: Equine News Spring Summer 2014 To …

Strathearn Eventing Grass Sickness Hunter Trials May 25th

Please put this date in your diary for an action packed and fun filled day! …

Recent EGS case reports urgently needed for research studies

Case reports are vital to our research work. Currently we have two live research projects …

Know of a grass sickness case? Important, please help!

VERY IMPORTANT! If you know of any cases of grass sickness please let the owner …

Shamrock the super model wins Tarragon Trophy

Shamrock; family pony, model and friend of many is recognised by BHS Scotland The Tarragon …

Kessock Equine Vets 10th Anniversary Charity Ceilidh

10th Anniversary Ceilidh Profits to Equine Grass Sickness Fund & Highland Cross Charities Come and celebrate …

Thank you to our March Just Giving Fundraisers

A round of applause for our March Just Giving Fundraisers! Some eclectic endeavours going on …

Midsummer Night BBQ Park and Ride, Hertfordshire

Mid summer night park and ride with BBQ Saturday 21st June 2014 Starting Between 1400hrs …

Could EGSF be Horse and Hound Charity of the Year?

Fabulous news that we have made the short list to be Horse and Hound’s Charity …

Could your horse or pony be eligible for the vaccine trial?

The Animal Health Trust is launching a ground-breaking nationwide trial of a vaccine for the …

Recruitment for historic EGS vaccine trial begins

HORSE OWNERS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN NATIONWIDE TRIAL INTO FATAL EQUINE DISEASE Animal Health …

Jersey – Vet Talk including EGS, 25th March

Tuesday 25 March: La Place Hotel Rue Du Coin St Brelades, Jersey 7pm. Back by …

Thank you to our February Just Giving Fundraisers

Huge thanks to our Just Giving fundraisers and their fabulous supporters who donated during February. …

Nominate EGSF as Horse & Hound Charity of the Year

Please help us by nominating EGSF as Horse and Hound Charity of the Year. Nominations …

BHS & Equine Grass Sickness Fund Ride at Oasby, 11th May

Campaign Details Grass sickness is a devastating equine disease. Prevalent throughout the British Isles, it’s …

Charity Showing Show, Guernsey 27th July

Charity Showing show to be held at Guernsey Riding and Hunt Club on Sunday 27th …

BHS Staffordshire Spring Pleasure Ride

Annual Spring Pleasure Ride across 10 miles (approx) of Cannock Chase with ride marshalls at …

BHS North West Yorkshire Pleasure Ride

Pleasure Ride on 11th May starting from Threshfield Quarry, nr Grassington. Riding through some wonderful …

BHS West Midlands – Adult Mounted Games Memorial Competition

This fun competition on 17th May 2014 is a memorial to late Regional Chairman, Heather …

BHS South West have a busy year ahead!

The South West Region of the BHS have an action packed year ahead, with the …

BHS Cornwall Spring Pleasure Ride

BHS Cornwall have organised a pleasure ride on Sunday 13th April in and around the …

Pleasure Ride in aid of EGSF, Nottinghamshire

Pleasure ride 6 or 14 miles off road. Entry fee £5 under 16’s, £10 adults. …

BHS Bedfordshire Wootton Pleasure Ride

BHS Bedfordshire are donating the proceeds of this year’s annual Wootton Pleasure Ride to the …

BHS Scotland launches Balmoral Sponsored Rides

BHS Scotland is delighted that Her Majesty The Queen has granted permission for a sponsored …

Problems in the Pasture – Client Evening Hertfordshire

BHS Hertfordshire and Royal Veterinary College Equine Practice are holding a client evening on Wednesday …

EB Moller Charitable Trust donates funds for vaccine trial

More fabulous news with a £30,000 donation towards the vaccine trial from the EB Moller …

Hong Kong Jockey Club supports Equine Grass Sickness Vaccine Trial

Chairman of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund, Keith Mason, is delighted to have received a …

Table Top Tack Sale

Sunday 16th March, Middleton Social Club, Middleton, Morecambe, Lancs. Tables £10. Entry adults £1, children …

HBLB announces major funding grant for vaccine trial

The Horserace Betting Levy Board has announced that it will be contributing major funds towards …

BHS Dumfries & Galloway Charity In-hand Show

Sunday 9th March at Barstobrick Equestrian Indoor Recreation Centre, Ringford. Schedule and Entry Form. Sponsored …

British Horse Society magazine tackles key equine welfare issues

British Horse Society magazine tackles key equine welfare issues   Two of the UK’s most …

Royal Highland Show 2014

19th-22nd June Once again EGSF will be present at this show. Please contact us if …

Balmoral Sponsored Ride

Sunday 25th May Organised by BHS Scotland. An exciting opportunity, details to follow!

Alternative Equine Day

Sunday 20th July Supporter Julie Doorne is organising an alternative equine day in aid of …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show 2014

Sunday 1st June Once again Jean Oudney and team bring you the Scottish Grass Sickness …

Avon Valley Memorial Show 2014

Sunday 18th May Another perennial favourite! Superb showing show at Hetton Lyons Country Park, County …

Indoor TREC at Cirencester – Kelly Marks Perfect Partners Winter TREC series

Sunday 30th March Gloucestershire BHS is hosting this indoor TREC session at Cerney Equestrian Centre, …

Strathearn Eventing Hunter Trials 2014

Sunday 25th May 2014 At Strathearn Eventing in Perthshire this popular and very well run …

BHS joins fight against grass sickness

BHS members will know by now that the BHS have joined forces with EGSF and …

Festive Season Opening Times

A very merry Christmas and a happy and peaceful New Year to all our supporters. …

Scottish Equine Breeders Association – The Past, Present and Future of Grass Sickness

A fabulous and most informative day was had at the Royal Dick Vet last Satuurday. …

Gleneagles Christmas Charity Show Sunday 15th December

Yet again the wonderful Gleneagles Equestrian Centre is donating the proceeds of their Christmas Show …

Sunday Lunch at Strathallan Castle raises £8572

The wonderful Sally Coutts and her very able wingman Gill Ebdy recently met EGSF Chairman …

The Fabulous Fives EGS Awareness Rides

Readers of our newsletter will have heard of a series of rides scheduled to take …

BHS Equine Personality of the Year 2013

Do you know a very special horse or pony? Nominations are invited for the 2013 …

Equine News Autumn Winter 2013

Dropping through a letter box near you…and if you are not on our mailing list …

The Past Present and Future of Equine Grass Sickness

The Dick Vet and Scottish Equine Breeders Association present ‘100 years of equine grass sickness …

Online Christmas Shop Now Open!

Our Christmas cards, Calendars and other lovely gifts are now available on our online shop. …

Equine Grass Sickness Vaccine Trial

Grass Sickness Vaccine Trial Pilot Study Announced The Equine Grass Sickness Fund, The Animal Health …

What’s On?

Forthcoming fundraising events in aid of EGS Fund Thank you to all the organisers of …

New Chairman steps up to Equine Grass Sickness Fund

Retired vet Keith Mason BVMS, more commonly seen stewarding at Ayr and Hamilton races, has …

In Memory of Maggie

On 11th July 2013 Alex Drake’s beautiful five year old Welsh D Maggie was lying …

Strathearn Hunter Trials

And they’ve done it again! £1250 raised at the 2013 EGS Hunter Trials!! It was …

May 2013 – Grass Sickness Month

An enterprising group of owners affected by grass sickness have nominated May 2013 as Grass …

Art for the Horse

Art for the Horse, organized by sisters Aileen and Greer Ralston from Stirling, took place …

A Letter from Laura

Hi, My name is Laura and I want to tell you my story. My pony …

In Memory of William

In April 2011 Ulla Balletta of Bedfordshire lost her horse William to grass sickness, a …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show 2012

£2100 raised. Simply fabulous!! Thank you…. to all who attended the Scottish Grass Sickness Show, …

Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show

The 11th Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show at Hetton Le Hole, County Durham was an …

Ghillies Fancy Dress

Having sadly lost Atholl ponies to equine grass sickness, supporter Debbie McLauchlan decided to raise …

Sue Tackles the Liverpool Marathon!

Sue Hudson, whose horse Baz fell ill with chronic grass sickness two years ago is …

Dot and Sheila’s Four Peaks Challenge – Please Donate!

2 Grahams, 2 Donalds, a Dot and a Sheila!! – April 15th 2012 Who are …

Fond Farewells

Sadly the Equine Grass Sickness Fund has had to say goodbye to two key people …

Mark Johnston becomes Grass Sickness Fund Ambassador

The Equine Grass Sickness Fund Chairman Philippa Gammell is delighted to announce that Mark Johnston, …

A New Face for Grass Sickness Fund

Many of you have been surprised to hear a new voice on the phone at …

Suregrow Grows our Funds!

Suregrow Raises £600 for Equine Grass Sickness Fund A successful facebook campaign by Suregrow has …

Oscar’s Legacy

To lose a horse with grass sickness is painful enough but to lose one on …

In Memory of Bossy Boots

Bossy Boots, on the right, a beautiful 17.2 hands, 8 year old gelding by Loch …

Survivor Wins First Prize at British Championships

HOFSI FROM PENTLAND HILLS Hofsi is a grey Icelandic gelding born in 2003 at Pentland …

Scottish Grass Sickness Show 2011

Thanks to Jean Oudney and her team who run the Scottish Grass Sickness Show in …

Suregrow Supports Grass Sickness Research

Grass is the most natural of feeds and turnout is widely recognised as important to …

The Avon Valley Tidy Memorial Show

George and Mandy Mitchell’s ‘Avon Valley Tidy’ Memorial Show in May 2011 at Hetton Lyons …

Residual Damage Study Ends

In order to gain a better understanding of why some chronic cases recover, a study …

Stretton Sponsored Ride in Memory of Beau

A sponsored ride was organised by Stretton Riding Centre in Rutland, in aid of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund, …

Westertoun Riding Centre Tack Up and Mount Up

Fifteen riders took part in a sponsored ‘Tack Up and Mount Up’ competition at Westertoun Riding …

ACPAT Equine Performance Day Seminar at Oatridge

The ACPAT Performance Day Seminar was held at SNEC Oatridge on Friday 25th March 2011 and was a …

Aberdeen Riding Club Supports EGSF

Aberdeen Riding Club generously donated £500 to the Equine Grass Sickness Fund in 2010 to …

Jingo and the EGSF

By Liz Henderson I bought Jingo at Newtown Horse Sale in October 1989, or rather …

Don’t Cry for the Horses

Don’t Cry for the horses that life has set free, A million horses forever to …

One Owner’s Tragedy

It was early in May 1994 when Mike Dingwall set off from his home in …