Equine obesity: Pathophysiology, consequences and how to tackle it

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Equine obesity: Pathophysiology, consequences and how to tackle it

17 Nov 2022
RVC Equine Theatre 1

This session will cover the pathophysiology of equine obesity, methods of quantifying fatness and the negative health related consequences, In addition, strategies for promoting weight loss will be discussed.

  • By the end of the session, delegates will be able to:
  • 1) Define obesity and recognise fatness in a horse
  • 2) Describe current knowledge of the pathophysiology of equine obesity
  • 3) Explain the health risks of obesity in the horse
  • 4) Describe methods and tools available for teaching clients how to obtain weight loss in horses without compromising nutritional intake and welfare
Speakers
Nicola Menzies-Gow, Professor of Equine Medicine - Royal Veterinary College

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