Transport Is an Equine Welfare Issue

An Italian researcher outlines the stresses high-performance horses face during transport and what horse owners and managers can do to help.


Transportation isn’t just a major source of stress for horses—it’s also a serious health risk. By understanding risk factors and applying the latest scientific knowledge about the consequences of traveling, owners and professionals can help keep horses safer, healthier, happier, and better fit for performance after arrival, said a leading international expert... [read more]

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