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Table 4 Number of visits made by veterinary practitioners to groups of abandoned or neglected horses at the request of local authorities, welfare groups or an Garda Siochana and the number of horses seen on these visits

From: A demographic survey of unwanted horses in Ireland 2005-2010

  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
TOTAL Visits 18 17 18 19 26 31
No of Horses per visit       
1-5 15 13 14 16 20 21
5-10   1 2 1 2 5
10-20 2 2 1 1 3 2
20-50 1 1 1    1
50-100       
> 100     1 1 2