2010 Horse Breeders & Owners Conference
What is “animal welfare” and why has it risen to be such a priority in the minds of so many people? How can we define animal welfare, measure and assess it, and what are some of the key horse welfare issues that we should be discussing and doing something about?
Derek Haley is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ontario Veterinary College. His research program focuses on farm animal behaviour and animal welfare, and he teaches these subjects in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. After completing his PhD at WCVM, Dr. Haley was employed in Alberta as the Provincial Livestock Welfare Specialist.