Dr Madeleine Campbell, senior lecturer in human-animal interactions and ethics at the Royal Veterinary College spoke about the ethics of involving horses in sport and leisure activities
Thoroughbred breeder and vet, Meta Osborne spoke at this year's World Horse Welfare virtual conference about the balance of the horse-human partnership in racing
Without a doubt, equine welfare is at the heart of the social licence for all horse sports and it must be fiercely protected
When it comes to the area of equine identification and welfare, much has been achieved but there is still a long way to go to make those responsible for equine abuse cases accountable
World Horse Welfare hopes the meeting can tackle health and welfare issues in an industry that contributes €100 billion to the European economy
Badly-fitting saddles are to blame not only for back muscle asymmetry, a stilted gait and back pain in horses but also back pain in riders, a new British study has found.
By Irish Field Contributor on 31 July 2014
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