Tuesday Trivia Answer: Horse vs Man. Which group has the highest percentage of overweight and obese individuals? MAN, at 71%! But don’t get too excited. Just over 50% of the horse population is considered overweight or obese.
Horses who are overweight are at a greater risk of developing health issues like Equine Metabolic Syndrome.
As you begin scheduling spring vaccinations and wellness exams, consider having a nutrition discussion with your primary care veterinarian during the appointment.