Turning the spotlight to horse health

The Blue Cross grooms check a horses teeth
The Blue Cross grooms check a horses teeth Credit: ITN

From checking the teeth of an imposing cavalry black, to clambering up stepladders to take the vital statistics of a majestic drum horse, Blue Cross grooms give horses an annual health check on horses at the heart of cultural and military heritage in Britain.

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Horse fitness health checks

Blue Cross grooms are today working with active servicemen to carry out their National Equine Health Survey on horses at the heart of cultural and military heritage in Britain.