FEEVA GA October 2023, Warsaw

11 October 2023, Warsaw, Poland

On October 11th, the FEEVA General Assembly was held in Warsaw, Poland, and graciously hosted by the Polish Equine Veterinary Association (PEVA) and the Warsaw Jockey Club. The gathering saw the participation of 32 individuals, including member association delegates, board members, guests, and speakers. The event commenced with engaging presentations from various esteemed guests, including representatives from UEVP, FVE, EHN, IVSA, and FEI, along with a dedicated video message from the president of AAEP.

FEEVA is delighted to announce the admission of two new association members, extending a warm congratulations to the Croatian Veterinary Chamber and the Irish Equine Veterinary Association. The meeting also featured presentations on FEEVA's working group activities by their respective chairs, and the unanimous approval of a FEEVA position paper focusing on the Management and Control of Horse Welfare in Equestrian Sport.

During the General Assembly, there were lively and productive discussions, particularly regarding ongoing issues related to the Veterinary Regulation's guidelines for the use of medicines as per their SPC. Furthermore, plans for a campaign to enhance awareness and knowledge about African Horse Sickness in 2024 were solidified.
Additionally, a special session on dentistry featured interactive discussions about dentistry regulations in the different member associations' countries, further enhancing the depth of the assembly's discussions.
It's worth noting that the FEEVA General Assembly admitted two new member associations, representing Ireland and Croatia, which has significantly expanded its membership base. Additionally, two new board members, Lucy Grieve from the UK and Joe Collins from Ireland, were elected during the assembly.

A meeting report will soon be available

FEEVA Minutes GA October 2023