Category: General Health & Management

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Tips for Picky Eaters of the Horse World

There is nothing more maddening than trying to feed a critical supplement to your horse and having him not eat it. If you have a picky eater, introducing a new supplement slowly will help short-circuit any possible protests. How slowly depends on the horse and just how suspicious he or she is.

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What Should My Horse’s Gut Sound Like?

During a physical exam a veterinarian will listen to your horse’s gut sounds with a stethoscope in the flank area. What lies below the stethoscope? When listening for gut sounds, your veterinarian will evaluate both sides of the horse. The abdomen is divided into four areas or quadrants: left side top and bottom, and right side top and bottom.

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