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Horse passports
UK horse passport rules – ‘a catalogue of misunderstanding’

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MORE than 80 per cent of people responding to a survey of those involved with the UK's horse passport system said that they did not believe that the system fulfilled its purposes, according to the Equine Sector Council for Health and Welfare.

The council conducted a number of surveys in different sectors of the equine industry earlier this year following a commitment from Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State at Defra, to review the horse passport system in the wake of the horsemeat scandal. Almost …

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