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Wildlife disease surveillance
Confusion over horse passports

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IT seems that passport regulations can be confusing for vets as well as horse owners, making them difficult to observe. An anonymous survey of vets working with horses revealed that 84 per cent of respondents find the regulations difficult to understand.

The survey (VR, April 6, 2013, vol 172, p 370) was carried out to assess the perceived purpose and value of the current equine identification system after questions were raised about its usefulness following the horsemeat scandal earlier this year. The results were revealed during this …

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