Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ASVS)(ISSN: 2582-3183)

Conceptual Paper Volume 2 Issue 3

Performance Horse Veterinary Ethics

Gustafson S*

DVM, 918 South Church Avenue, Bozeman, Montana

*Corresponding Author: Gustafson S, DVM, 918 South Church Avenue, Bozeman, Montana.

Received: February 07, 2020; Published: February 18, 2020

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  Appreciation of the evolved nature and behavior of horses provides the foundation for the ethical veterinary care of equine athletes. The establishment of a veterinary patient client relationship (VCPR) is instrumental in providing ethical care for the competition horse. Ethical veterinary practice supports the horse’s long-term health and welfare interests while avoiding pharmaceutical intervention in the days and weeks before competition.

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Citation

Citation: Gustafson S. “Performance Horse Veterinary Ethics".Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 2.3 (2020): 38-40.




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