This tree is based upon BEVA's 2009 Guide to Best Practice for Veterinary Surgeons When Considering Euthanasia on Humane Grounds: Where Horses are Insured Under an All Risks of Mortality Insurance Policy
The original document was developed as a reference for the practicing veterinary surgeon as an aid in the
decision making process, when dealing with severely diseased or injured insured horses. This was in response to a
perceived need for enhanced clarity and understanding of the whole process, and to ensure that maintenance of the
welfare of the horse continues to be our highest priority as veterinary surgeons.