CPD and fundraising for good causes

21 Mar 2020

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A group of equine vets with ‘a thing’ for motorbikes – collectively known as Vets with Horsepower – is embarking on its 10th tour this year, presenting CPD and raising money for good causes.

Starting in Ghent, Belgium, on 13 June, the team will then present CPD to audiences in Munich, Germany; Zagreb, Croatia; Zreče, Slovenia; Vienna, Austria; Heřmånuv Mester, Czech Republic; Wroclaw, Poland and Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Four charities will benefit from its fundraising activities: the Saving the Survivors campaign provides veterinary services to injured rhinoceroses, lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants and pangolins, in particular following the attentions of poachers; Mozambique vet school will receive support for establishing a teaching lab for its final-year students and the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust will also benefit. Finally, the Ethelbert Child and Youth Refuge centre in South Africa will receive financial support for its work with physically, mentally or sexually abused...