Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

While today’s planes, trains, and automobiles make long-distance horse transport easier than ever , it’s important to remember that transport-related stress and illness can put horses in a precarious—and even deadly—scenario. Researchers in Australia recently took a closer look at the health risks related to long-distance horse movement.

“Equine transportation is associated with a variety of serious health disorders causing economic and emotional loses,” said researcher Barbara Padalino, DVM, a PhD

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