Popular show centre cancels equine events after strangles outbreak

Hartpury Equestrian Centre has cancelled all equine events for two weeks after confirming a case of strangles at the popular venue.

The centre released the news via a post on its Facebook page on 28 September, which has been shared more than 2,300 times.

Pro vice-chancellor at Hartpury University and Hartpury College, Rosie Scott-Ward said: “Please be aware that we have a confirmed case of strangles bacterial infection at Hartpury Equestrian Centre affecting a horse.