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Health and safety
Universities should encourage helmet wearing
  1. Helen Whitbread
  1. Deben Valley Equine Veterinary Clinic, High House Farm, Birds Lane, Framsden, Suffolk IP14 6HR
  1. e-mail: helen{at}

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I have followed with interest the debate about equine vets and head protection, although with too much apathy until now.

In 2016, I reached 50 years of age and therefore I guess I am a bit of an ‘old girl’ now. For years, my sensible nurse has donned her hat for any horse procedure; it took the …

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