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The effectiveness of methods used to identify and monitor weight and condition in the leisure horse and the development of future methods

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brionymitchell, 15 September 2011 19:46

Current studies and statistics indicate that overweight horses are a growing problem, reflecting the same trend in people and other domestic animals. It is an extremely important problem in horses that has been under-reported. Recent research by World Horse Welfare reports 35-45% of horses in the UK to be overweight or obese, over 80% of leisure horses being overweight (World Horse ...