A new resource aimed at helping vets help owners in the fight against equine obesity covers how to get the most important conversation started. H&H speaks to those behind the initiative
NEW resources for vets are aimed at helping practitioners have potentially difficult conversations about obesity with owners – which may help save horses’ lives.
This latest weapon in the fight against the UK’s equine obesity epidemic, one of a number of resources available for vets on the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) website, is a collection of ways to bring up the issue of weight in a manner that will have the best effect.
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