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THE RCVS Disciplinary Committee has dismissed the case against an Essex vet having found him not guilty of a charge relating to the measurement of horses and ponies.
Marc Auerbach of Oak Equine Veterinary Surgery, Ongar, answered a charge that, between January and February 2009, he dishonestly caused incorrect height measurements to be recorded in Joint Measurement Board (JMB) certificates for 29 horses and/or ponies; or that he caused or allowed incorrect height measurements to be recorded in JMB certificates for the animals concerned, having failed to take sufficient steps to ensure a correct measurement was recorded. The 29 horses/ponies had been measured by Dr Auerbach and subsequently remeasured under JMB procedures.
During a 10-day hearing from February 13 to 24, …