10 July 2015
Horse Health Week Launches 21st September
Vets Urged to Ride the Wave on Equine Preventive Healthcare
Milton Keynes, 10th July, 2015 – The Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy campaign has actively raised awareness of the issues surrounding equine preventive healthcare over the last year and, as part of this programme, MSD Animal Health is now launching the first Horse Health Week (HHW), starting on 21st September 2015. This promotional week will support vets’ communications with their clients through educational materials for owners, news and features in the horse media, social media graphics and email templates and will be supported by the launch of a new KBHH website (www.healthyhorses.co.uk)
MSD Animal Health will be providing vets with a HHW toolkit on a USB stick that will contain a range of materials to support them during the week. The content will include videos and a selection of social media graphics promoting HHW, the website, and the seven ‘Responsible Horse Owner’ booklets which vets can share through their various social media channels.
Peter Young, Equine Business Manager adds: “Horse Health Week is a natural development within our successful Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy campaign. We have been delighted with the large number of practices that have become involved in the programme and extended the dialogue on equine preventive healthcare throughout the year. We are now supporting vets with a highly focused campaign on the seven key health topics which are most important to the horse. We urge equine vets to make the most of this opportunity, to download the materials and communicate on preventive healthcare issues with their clients and make the most of the resources available to them.”
For full details talk to your MSD Animal Health Account Manager, call us on 01908 685685 or refer to www.healthyhorses.co.uk.
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