Equine Health, Welfare & Transportation

Follow our quick links below for more information on how to improve the health and welfare of horses in your care:

Health & Welfare

The BEF subscribes to the FEI Welfare Codes here

Visit our Horse Health & Biosecurity page here

Download the BEF FEI Medication Log Book

The National Equine Health Survey 2017

The National Equine Health Survey 2016

Transport/Import/Export

The Tripartite agreement for the movement of FEI sport horses between UK/Ireland and France means that movements to FEI competitions in Ireland and France, and back again, are simplified.

Current FEI registered horses taking part in FEI competition in Ireland and France can take advantage of this by applying to a BEF Approved Shipper (list below). These horses will travel using a document called a DOCOM which means that you do not have to obtain a health certificate signed by a vet prior to transit.

Please view the briefing note by clicking here to download

Approved Shippers 

BBA Shipping and Transport Ltd:
Queensberry Mews, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9AE
T: 01638 665021
W: www.bbashipping.com/Default.asp
E: contact@bbashipping.com

Equine Logistics:
The Equine Logistics Company Ltd, PO Box 129, Midhurst GU29 1BW
T: 01798 867301

Janah Management Company Ltd:
Janah Management Co Ltd, Dalham Hall Stud, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE
T: 01638 732100
W: www.janah.co.uk
E: contact@janah.co.uk

John Parker International Horse Transport: 
Little Owl Barn, Pedlinge, Hythe, CT21 4JJ
T: 01303 266621
W: johnparkerinternational.com
E: info@johnparkerinternational.com

Luck Greayer Bloodstock Shipping Ltd:
Sarcens House, Upper Lambourn, Hungerford, Berks, RG17 8QN
T: 01488 670389
W: www.lgbloodstock.com
E: info@lgbloodstock.com

Mark Perry Horse Transport:
T: 0044(0)1474700184
W: www.markperryhorsetransport.com
E: mphorsetransport@aol.com

Peden Bloodstock International Shipping Agents:
T:
 +44 1252 844042
W: www.pedenbloodstock.com/international-horse-transport
E: shipping@peden.co.uk

Shelley Ashman International Ltd:
Tythe Barn, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3DR
T: 01884 849008
W: www.shelleyashman.co.uk 
E: info@shelleyashman.com

Information on international movements for FEI horses here

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