Despite a long history of being ridden, many horse riders and animal professionals are all too aware of a number of ethical considerations concerning working a horse. With more than 40 years experience of the equine sector, Mary Frances BHSII &BHS.SM, from Moorcroft Equine Welfare Centre, shares her view on how it is vital to consider the ethical position of working or riding a horse. Those of us who spend time with horses, or make a living from them, have an inherent duty to strive to ensure a soundness in the animal at all times. Riding can sometimes have a...

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