Equine Welfare

One of the AAEP’s ongoing goals is to address the welfare issues that many horses and their owners face. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, Midge Leitch, VMD, of Londonderry Equine Clinic in Pennsylvania and immediate past chair of the AAEP Welfare Committee, described three key steps the AAEP has taken—and continues to take—to improve equine welfare in the U.S.