0845 604 9690
01420 89114

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Hoof Wall Separation Disease - Information for Members June 2017

Please apply to British Connemara Pony Society, 24 Mount Pleasant Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1NN

Tel: 01420 89114 or 0845 604 9690   Website:

 For a labelled and tamper proof plastic bag for your vet to place the hair sample in.

Then return this bag containing the hair sample to the BCPS office together with your cheque for £30 (members) or £50 (non-members) and it will be forwarded to Weatherbys Laboratory for testing. The results certificate will be returned to you as soon as it is received back into the office.

If you are concerned that Weatherbys are taking a long time to process these tests, you can follow the same procedure, having had the vet take your sample, you can send the sample to either:

UC Davies, USA

Full details of the UC Davies protocol for testing, with the current cost are available via the following website:


Animal Genetics Incorporated

1 Mount Charles Road, St Austell, Cornwall. PL25 3LB.

Tel. 01726 – 247788     Cost is £35.

Please the advise the BCPS Office if you are going to use a different laboratory and supply a copy of the test result for the Society records in order to build a database of information for the future welfare of the Connemara pony.  This information is private and will only be divulged to the pony owner.

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