Lalitpur .Feb 2017-
On a sunny Saturday on18th February, Animal Nepal Equine outreach team reached New Bhairab Brick kiln at Damaitar-Harisiddi, Lalitpur district to conduct an educational programme for equine owners and equine handlers.
Animal Nepal Program Manager Kapil Kafle talked about the objective and benefits of the awareness/educational programme. The participants were very interactive and curious. They realized that a healthy equine would be beneficial for everyone’s individual interest.
Dr. Atish Yadav, veterinarian of the Equine Outreach Programme, discussed about equine health care and basic treatment. He stressed on the fact that by providing substantial food, drinking water, adequate rest time, proper shelter would result in better performance by the equines. He further explained all the methods effectively through sketching. Educational programme was informative and beneficial.
Equine owner Salman Ghosi explained his long association with Animal Nepal to all the participants. He said that Animal Nepal’s support has always been consistent and continuous in the field of equine welfare. At the New Bhairab Brick kiln, there are 39 equines working with two equine owners and 21 handlers looking after the equines. Equine owner Jalalu had come all the way from Nepalgunj and Salman Ghosi from Nanpara, India.
Animal Nepal team member Dr. Sajana Thapa, Para vets Tara Budhathoki, Santosh Gautam, Sijan Pokhrel and Mana Nepali were also present and talked about equine healthcare in this programme. Our Aim is to work towards the betterment of the working equines and the people looking after them!! Work towards a more compassionate partnership between animals and humans.