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Animal welfare
Charities join forces to promote welfare standards for working equids

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FOUR charities have joined forces to promote global standards for the welfare of working equids, saying that ‘The time is now for coordinated action to make improved welfare a reality for working equids across the world’.

The global welfare standards were adopted earlier this year by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). They recognise that, in many countries, working equids contribute directly and indirectly to people's …

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