World Horse Welfare helps BEVA create training videos to help vets tackle equine obesity

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Source: 
Veterinary Practice

The videos were created to help students and practicing vets with how to best broach the subject of equine condition scoring

A set of four videos covering the sensitive subject of equine weight management has been published. Created by World Horse Welfare, in conjunction with Dr Teresa Hollands of School of Veterinarian Medicine at University of Surrey and BEVA, the videos have been made for continued professional development of veterinary students and practicing vets. The videos have been uploaded to the BEVA Online Learning Platform and will be available to all BEVA members as part of their membership.

“Obesity is currently one of the most significant threats to horse welfare in the UK and rescued horses increasingly come into our Rescue and Rehoming Centres dangerously overweight,” said World Horse Welfare Chief Executive Roly Owers.

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