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Terms of use


These terms of use govern your use of the BEFRED website. Access to and use of the BEFRED website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and these terms take effect immediately on your first use of the website.

BEFRED services

British Equestrian Federation (“BEF”) operates the BEFRED site to provide the following services to users:

•  A searchable database of abstracts of research relating to equine topics;
•  A list of establishments which carry out research on equine topics;

The information which can be found in the database is collated from information provided by individual researchers and by educational establishments. The information about the relevant research is presented in abstract format and as such is merely a summary. The BEF has no control over the accuracy or completeness of the information supplied.

Copyright / Permitted Use

Unless otherwise stated all copyright or other intellectual property in the BEFRED website and database its contents are the property of the BEF or are licensed to the BEF by a third party and no rights to use such intellectual property are guaranteed to you.

You may not, except with the consent of the BEF:

•  use the BEFRED website other than for private research, educational, study or in-house use;
•  download material from the BEFRED website other than for private research, educational, study or in-house use;
•  copy, distribute or publish any material from the BEFRED website.

You must not:

•  take the results of a search of the BEFRED database and reformat, reproduce, distribute or display them;
•  copy any significant proportion of the BEFRED database;
•  frame any part of the BEFRED website.


The provision on this website of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation to access material held at that location. Links to sites are provided for information purposes only and no responsibility is accepted for the quality of resources to be found. The contents and material made available on linked sites are completely outside the control of BEF and as such no liability is accepted by BEF for any damages resulting from accessing or failing to access these sites. No endorsement is expressed or implied by the presence of a link on this website. No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked websites, as these are beyond the control of BEF.

Privacy policy

You agree that you have read the BEFRED Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Changes to these terms

The BEF reserves the right to change these terms at any time by posting changes on the BEFRED website. Your continued use of the BEFRED website shall be deemed to constitute your acceptance of these terms.

Governing law

These terms shall be governed by the laws of England and you agree that any dispute relating to them will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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