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Sunday, July 14, 2024

Welcome and Introduction

The equine industries of racing, sports horses and endurance require a consistent investment in the health of horses to stabilise the industry and address the environmental exposure to infectious diseases in particular. Africa has always been a difficult environment for horses with ongoing major diseases such as biliary, African horse sickness and the threat of an outbreak of Equine Influenza.

Throughout the world investment in Equine Health is considered an imperative for industry survival.

With globalisation the transport of infections across borders has become a risk to the continued health of our industry. With this in mind we are calling on all horse industries to contribute significantly to the establishment and maintenance of the existing expertise at the University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, and in the private sector to secure our future. We are equally committed to leverage your support with Government funding and support to enable growth of the industry. >> Read More

About Us
Presenting the EHF Team

Meet the people behind the scenes, and feel free to contact us at any time. Read More

About funding, research etc.

We will keep you updated on the roll-out of the EHF Strategy. Read More

Keep informed

Equine Health Fund Prospectus, SA Horse Export Strategy, and the latest Equine Research Centre Newsletter.Read More

  • God forbid that I should go to any
    Heaven in which there are no horses.

    - R.B. Cunninghame Graham - letter to Theodore Roosevelt, 1917
  • To me, horses and freedom are

    - Veryl Goodnight
  • If your horse says no, you either asked the
    wrong question, or asked the question wrong

    - Pat Parelli