Summer Challenges Facing Your Horse
Dehydration occurs when horses don’t have enough water in their body to carry out normal functions. This happens when fluid losses exceed fluid intake. Dehydration will cause a horse’s body to begin to shut down and also decrease the thirst response so a horse stops drinking. If you suspect your horse may be dehydrated, there are two simple tests you can perform. Click here to learn more.
Tips and Topics
Mosquito prevention tips for your horse farm
Mosquitoes are not just annoying; they pose a health risk for your horses. Mosquitoes spread several neurologic diseases: West Nile virus, eastern equine encephalomyelitis, and western equine encephalomyelitis.
It is important to vaccinate your horse to protect against these diseases as well as take steps to manage the mosquito population on your farm.
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Summer Games Electrolytes – Who Needs Them?
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