Horse Weigh Clients Blue Cross Charity and equine vet Mark Bowen DipACVIM FRCVS talk to #BBCBreakfast about the severity of horse obesity in the UK. Watch the interview on BBC Breakfast Twitter page below.
National Obesity Awareness Week – Equine vets and animal rescue charities share concerns around the obesity ‘epidemic’ and associated health and welfare issues in horses & ponies
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100s of horses are having to be put to sleep due to issues surrounding obesity
AND charities are seeing more overweight horses than malnourished ones.
This is why ⬇️
🐎 Not enough exercise
🌾 Too much feed
🍏 People feeding horses in fields#ThursdayThoughts @The_Blue_Cross pic.twitter.com/up2J2Xr0GP
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) January 17, 2019
BEVA – The British Equine Veterinary Association