A demographic survey of unwanted horses in Ireland in 2011 and totals for 2012 and a comparison with 2010

@inproceedings{Leadon2013ADS,
  title={A demographic survey of unwanted horses in Ireland in 2011 and totals for 2012 and a comparison with 2010},
  author={Desmond P Leadon and Rebecca M Jeffery and Dylan O’Toole and Vivienne E. Duggan},
  booktitle={Irish veterinary journal},
  year={2013}
}
This report compiles the available information on unwanted horses in Ireland for 2011 and 2012 and builds upon the previous report for the period 2005 to 2010. Similar trends are present in the high value responsible ownership category and the practicing veterinary profession although extensively involved in horse welfare, euthanises a small proportion of Ireland's unwanted horses. Welfare groups have limited resources and a limited ability to deal with such an extensive problem, which has… CONTINUE READING
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