Saturday, February 06, 2016

New study into health of British endurance horses

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Amy Mathieson
6 February, 2016

A study to investigate the health of endurance horses in Britain has been launched by the Animal Health Trust and Endurance GB (EGB).

In 2015, 1,209 horses were registered with EGB, however, no objective information is available on the general health status or specific veterinary problems of British endurance horses.

The study, led by Dr Annamaria Nagy, a senior orthopaedic clinician at the AHT, was set up to “establish the prevalence of veterinary problems and to investigate whether horse, rider or management-related risk factors are associated with specific problems”.

EGB members are urged to complete a questionnaire for their horse...

Read more at http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/british-endurance-horse-health-study-525926#VPQE88S2jvTbglZb.99