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BETA Raises Funds For The RDA At Show

THROUGHOUT the three days, the team on the BETA stand were not only working hard gain new members and talk to visitors,

As part of the 25th Anniversary staff also helped to raise money for the RDA with a number of innovative competitions and draws.

The BETA Brain Box challenge which asked entrants to answer 10 questions about BETA over the last 25 years went down well with many entries all wanting to win a host of prizes kindly donated by exhibitors.

These included TopSpec Equine, Matchmakers International, Vale Brothers, Zilco, Horsehage, Pegasus Health, Thorowgood, FBI, Air O Wear, Feedmark, Hill Brush Company, PI Associates/Poly Pads, Weatherbeeta.

There was also the chance to win of a day with top international event rider Ian Stark which was kindly donated by main Trade Fair sponsor for the last four year's, Merial under their Eqvalan brand.

The deadline on the competitions has been extended until March and the winners will then be announced.

Winner of the Best Large Stand Award, Matchmakers International donated their prize, a fabulous hamper bursting with goodies, from The Forest Wine and Hamper Company Ltd, to BETA for the association to use as a prize.

Chief Executive and Secretary Claire Williams said: "We are very grateful to Matchmakers International for their generosity.

"The three days for BETA were excellent, we had a new stand which worked extremely well, sponsored the coffee shop and had an enormous number of new enquiries about the work of the association."

Worming Seminar Proves Popular

At this year's Trade Fair, BETA ran one of its popular and in depth training courses on worming products.

This was well attended with nearly 20 delegates all wanting to learn more about the latest developments in this constantly growing sector.

BETA Chief Executive and Secretary Claire Williams said: "We were very pleased with the numbers on the worming course and holding a seminar at BETA International each year is certainly something we will look towards continuing."


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