What does humane treatment mean to you?
Animal welfare and humane treatment is a key consideration in any method of control for introduced animals like wild horses. The RSPCA are involved in the control program to ensure control and removal processes complies with animal welfare Codes of Practice. (See Page 29 section 9.3 Monitoring of humaneness in the Wild Horse Management Plan).
Here the RSPCA outlines how humane treatment applies to the practices within the Wild Horse Management Plan.
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