Gone are the days of calling out the vet only if something is wrong with a horse. Roger Lee MRCVS discusses whether modern preventative health checks are worth the time and money
How well is your horse? Perhaps you’ve been lucky — he seems perfectly healthy and you haven’t needed the vet out since last year’s vaccination. But can you be sure? Equine vets are often rushing to the next appointment, and a quick flu injection hardly amounts to proper assessment of a horse’s wellbeing.