Author: Helen Stock

Helen Stock Head of Operations

Helen is Head of Operations. Making sure the website and membership runs smoothly, whilst developing new ideas and initiatives.

BEVA has published the latest veterinary protocols for the 2023 Grand National. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and Aintree Racecourse have confirmed enhanced pre-race day veterinary protocols for all horses entered in the 2023 Randox Grand National Steeple Chase. The revised procedures build on the thorough pre-race day veterinary processes already in place, which, through regular engagement between the BHA, racecourse, trainers and veterinary surgeons, aim to help ensure that the race is run as safely as possible. The 2023 Grand National will take place on Saturday, 15 April 2023. To read the full story and all the enhanced veterinary…

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David will be appearing at the National Equine Show at Birmingham’s NEC on Saturday 4th March. As a guest speaker for the Equestrian Index, and in his role as the President of the UK National Equine Welfare Council and President of the Internationally established Sport Horse Welfare Foundation, David will be talking about Social Licence to Operate (SLO). A very HOT topic at the moment. We have some exclusive Members news about this to follow very soon!

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The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is encouraging vet practices to recognise and reward the invaluable assets of vet nurses, with a special focus on their talents and versatility in practice this year. The initiative, which is in response to a recent survey of RVNs, is spearheaded by BEVA’s new VN committee and championed by BEVA President David Rendle. It aims to help RVNs find their full potential in practice which in turn will help practices increase efficiency. Read the full story here >>> BEVA website.

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Did you win? If you entered the YouTube Christmas Advert Calendar, then you may have been one of our lucky 24 winners. YES, every day from the 1st of December to the 24th, we gave away amazing prizes. £100’s of products and it was all up for grabs. Watch the video below or check the table below to see if you won. If you did win, then email us at hello@drdavidmarlin.co.uk All entries were taken via YouTube, and you had to be a YouTube subscriber to take part. Across the 24 days of INCREDIBLE prizes to be won! we gave…

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DAY 24 🐴🔬🐎 WIN a Fairfax Leather Roller, PLUS Dr David Marlin Team Hoody, Polo Shirt and Annual Membership The Fairfax Leather Roller This roller has been designed to alleviate pressures on the processes and either side of the spine, so encouraging the horse to use its back properly and strengthen its back musculature in preparation for being ridden. PLUS A Dr David Marlin Team Hoody and Polo shirtA black zipped hoody, warm – perfect for this weather, and a Team Polo Shirt. PLUS An Annual Membership.You win an annual subscription to the DrDavidMarlin.com website, which gives you 100’s of webinars,…

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DAY 23 🧥🐴 A Baleno Kensington Coat PLUS 6-Month Membership to DrDavidMarlin.com The BALENO KENSINGTON is a practical yet stylish long coat, both waterproof and breathable. The style is influenced by the classic outback drovers coat and is manufactured in a tough and durable fabric. This might be the best long raincoat you can get for dog walking, horse riding, shooting and other countryside pursuits. For extra protection against the elements, the Kensington features a detachable adjustable hood and a pommel flap. Back length: 120 cm. (If a gentleman wins this prize, it can be exchanged for the male version, the…

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DAY 22 🏇 A POLAR HRM worth £180! Optimise your horse’s fitness with this Polar Equine HR Monitor. Measure exertion levels during exercise and monitor their resting and recovery heart rates to understand how to maximise their training safely. This particular model was tested in our webinar – Heart Rate Monitors and Gizmos – Dr David Marlin & Dr Gillian Tabor. WATCH IT HERE – https://drdavidmarlin.com/webinar-heart-rate-monitors-and-gizmos-dr-david-marlin-dr-gillian-tabor/ We will be promoting the Advent calendar across all our social media channels, but you must be a subscriber to the YouTube channel to enter and win! YOUTUBE > https://www.youtube.com/@drdavidmarlin-scientist/videos Terms and conditions apply – see…

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DAY 21 🥶 A pair of Cryochaps! Worth £100 Cryochaps are innovative ice boots for horses designed to ice the legs after exercise or injury, specifically targeting inflammation that can be caused by both exercise and injury. Cryochaps capture the power of both compression and the cooling effect of ice in one functional leg wrap. In humans, recovery from exercise is significantly improved when using ice and compression rather than just ice alone. Icing horses’ legs has been proven to lower tendon temperatures, this could help prevent damage by reducing the chance of the tendons getting to temperature levels that have…

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DAY 20 🐎 An Orscana Sensor Orscana uses sensors to monitor your horse’s well-being. Designed to be hung on any rug, it measures temperature, moisture and your horse’s movements. Inspired by advances in human health monitoring by using cutting-edge technology, the sensor allows you to analyse your horse’s health and well-being at all times. We will be promoting the Advent calendar across all our social media channels, but you must be a subscriber to the YouTube channel to enter and win! YOUTUBE > https://www.youtube.com/@drdavidmarlin-scientist/videos Terms and conditions apply – see all the details here.

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DAY 19 🏇 Bum Building Bands by Hannah B Eventing Bum Building Bands are a training and rehabilitation system developed to improve postural stability and strength by simultaneously engaging abdominal and back muscles. Another of the training bands tested by Gillian and I earlier this year – check out the elastic training band webinar on the website. We will be promoting the Advent calendar across all our social media channels, but you must be a subscriber to the YouTube channel to enter and win! YOUTUBE > https://www.youtube.com/@drdavidmarlin-scientist/videos Terms and conditions apply – see all the details here.

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