Helping working animals in Cambodia

Helping working animals in Cambodia

Working horses have an important role in daily life in rural Cambodia, transporting essential goods, such as food and water, as well as people. Find out how we’re treating sick and injured horses in Cambodia and providing vital training to animal owners and veterinary professionals.

Cambodia at a glance

  • Population: 16.7 million 
  • Area: 181,035 square km 
  • Location: South East Asia 
  • Capital city: Phnom Penh 
  • Estimated number of working horses: 31,088 
  • Number of working horses treated in 2021: 21 
  • Number of animal owners trained in 2021: 16 
  • Number of veterinary professionals trained in 2021: 13 

Our work in Cambodia

Our vets are providing free veterinary treatment to working horses in need of our help in Cambodia. The most common treatments carried out by our vets are deworming and vaccinations.

We also provide equine-specific training to paravets, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to work confidently and competently with working horses. The training focuses on preventing disease and treating injuries commonly found in Cambodia’s working horses.

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