A cross-sectional study of geriatric horses in the United Kingdom. Part 1: Demographics and management practices.

@article{Ireland2011ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study of geriatric horses in the United Kingdom. Part 1: Demographics and management practices.},
  author={Joanne L Ireland and Peter David Clegg and C M Mcgowan and Shaun A. Mckane and G. L. Pinchbeck},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={30-6}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY With growing numbers of aged horses, geriatric medicine is becoming increasingly important in equine veterinary practice; however, there is a paucity of information on the UK equine geriatric population. OBJECTIVES To describe the demographic characteristics of the equine geriatric population and to assess management practices undertaken by owners of geriatric horses (aged≥15 years). METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted, surveying a randomly selected… CONTINUE READING

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