How to manage your horse’s weight *H&H VIP*

Equine obesity is no longer someone else’s problem. Between 30 and 50% of UK horses are now thought to be overweight, with the figure standing at more than 70% in some native breeds. Many yards will be home to a horse on the worrying side of well-covered, with an increased risk of health complications and associated diseases ranging from poor performance to laminitis — one of the most common reasons for euthanasia.