Practical advice on managing obesity
David will review the fundamental diet and management changes that are central to tackling equine obesity. He will review the adjunctive use of pharmaceuticals and highlight some of the indications for their use, whilst demonstrating their limitations. The issues of compliance and strategies for changing human behaviour will be discussed.
- Understand the dietary changes that are necessary to promote weight loss
- Gain an appreciation of when pharmaceuticals might be useful
- Appreciate the challenges of changing human behaviour and achieving compliance with weight management programmes