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Government issues warm weather pet health warning
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Ahead of the scorching weather this weekend, which saw scores of people take to Britain's parks and beaches, the government issued a health warning for pet insurance holders. Ministers from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) urged dog insurance customers to be wary of running alongside the animals when temperatures rise. Harvey Locke, president of the British … More

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Vet urges cat insurance holders to have pets chipped
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A veterinary surgeon has urged cat insurance holders in Henley to get their moggies chipped so that they can be found easily when they go missing. According to Erik D'Arcy-Donnelly, a judge in the Henley Standard's Top Dog competition, said that microchipping can offer peace of mind. Speaking to the news provider, Mr D'Arcy-Donnelly said: "A recent survey found that … More

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Thousands attend Yorkshire horse trials
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Around 60,000 people attended the Braham International Horse Trials, in what has been described as one of the most successful events in the equestrian calendar. The gathering, which has been taking place at Braham Park near Wetherby since 1974, brought together horse insurance customers from around the globe. A spokesperson for the show, told the York Press: "It is amazing … More

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Prince Harry scores at charity polo match
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Prince Harry helped his team to victory at a charity polo match organised to raise cash for Centrepoint, an organisation dedicated to helping Britain's homeless. The match took place at the Cirencester Park Polo Club and, despite the poor weather, Prince Harry was his usual, jovial self. His team scraped a win, with the score line finishing 20-19, which will … More

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Protester sentenced for attacking horse
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A protester with the English Defence League has been sentenced following an incident in which he repeatedly attacked a police horse. Highlighting the importance of mature horse insurance when animals are used at protest rallies, the prosecution said the attack was both "volatile and angry" and was initially aimed at the police rather than the animal itself, reports the Lancashire … More

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Queen’s horse loses out at Epsom
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The Queen's horse, Carlton House, lost out to a French-trained outsider, which came from behind to win this year's Epsom Derby. Pour Moi and Carlton House battled it out in a thrilling finale, which saw the Queen's horses being forced out, in to a respectable, but disappointing, third place finish. According to a source close to the royals, the Queen … More

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Record numbers head to Appleby horse fair
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Record numbers of horse insurance customers descended on the town of Appleby to attend the annual horse fair. The event, which always draws large numbers of people from the traveller community, was inundated with revellers after the show featured on the hit TV series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. On a normal year 10,000 travellers and 30,000 other visitors head … More

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Judge to decide if Recital can run
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A judge is to decide whether a horse can ride in this weekend’s Derby at Epsom after a dispute erupted between the owners of the filly and another horse due to start the race. According to a report in the Guardian, jockey Kieren Fallon may be stopped from riding Recital this Saturday (June 4th) after he was accused of breaching … More

‘Give guests plenty of notice’ when marrying abroad
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Wedding insurance could be an essential purchase for couples who follow one expert’s advice and tie the knot abroad. Jennifer Kelly, founder of comprehensive wedding guide Barefoot Bride, commented that guests need as much time as possible to prepare for the occasion, so save the date cards are very useful. It is also a good idea to try and arrange … More

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Appeal for donations for boat restoration issued
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One individual who may require a boat insurance policy is Jim Sanderson, as he is currently working on restoring a Victorian passenger boat to its former glory. The 75 ft steam-powered vessel, named Belle, was built in 1894 and is currently being fitted out in period decor with the aim of having her take to York’s waterways as a venue for … More

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