Outlines 8 aims to achieve high standards of welfare for all horses in the UK.

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1 March 2007
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Equine health and welfare strategy
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The aims are to review: 

  • health and welfare standards
  • health surveillance arrangements
  • horse welfare observation arrangements
  • methods of horse identification
  • medicines, needs and availability
  • education, skills and training
  • research requirements
  • delivery and further development.