3 Keys to Horse Health Care You Need to Know

Horse Health Care

Caring for a horse and knowing the ins and outs of horse health is a big responsibility. It’s important you know the essentials to horse health care – this knowledge benefits both your horse and you.

In this blog we detail 3 key essentials to horse health care. As always, please consult your veterinarian with any questions. Do not make any changes to your horse’s nutrition or exercise regimen without first consulting your veterinarian and horse trainer.

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Horse Hoof Care: What You Need to Know

Horse Hoof Care

Learn the facts on horse hooves and horse health

Ensuring your horse has healthy, strong, and well-cared for hooves is an essential part of horse ownership and riding. However, we understand that caring for your horse’s hooves can be overwhelming.

In this blog we give you knowledge you need about horse hoof basics, common horse hoof problems, and four essentials to good horse hoof care. As always, discuss horse hoof care with your farrier, veterinarian, and trainer. When in doubt – ask questions!

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How to Care for your Senior Horse – Top 6 Things You Need to Know About Senior Horse Health

Senior Horse Care

Keeping your senior horse in the best shape requires specialized care at every stage of their life. When caring for an older horse, a good balance of regular exercise, strategic nutrition, and weight management are extremely important. Senior horse health involves everything from hoof care to joint support to regular farrier visits to dental exams.

These top senior horse health tips can help you ensure you’re providing your older horse with an optimum quality of life.

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The What, How, and Why of Horse Joint Supplements

Horse Joint Supplements – What? How? Why?

What horse joint supplements are and how and why they help your horse

Horse joint supplements naturally support your horse’s defense against normal joint wear-and-tear that happens with activity, age, and breed.

Using all-natural ingredients, horse supplements are designed to fill in health gaps that cannot be provided by good horse care management, nutrition, and exercise best practices.

The challenge for many horse owners like you is in knowing which horse joint supplement is right for your horse. There are hundreds of supplements to choose from and it can be extremely difficult to make an informed decision.

This is why we wrote this blog – we want you to know the facts on horse joint supplement so you can make the right decision for your horse and their health. Please remember to browse the Horse Joint Health blog category for more articles about your horse and their joint health.  

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How to Check Your Horse’s Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration

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Learn how to measure your horse’s vital signs

Every horse owner needs to know how to check their horse’s temperature, pulse, and respiration (TPR) rate. These vital signs are indicators of your horse’s health and well-being.

A horse gallops with his lungs, preserves with his heart, and wins with his character.

–Federico Tesio (1869-1954)

When you have a baseline for your horse’s temperature, pulse, and respiration rate you can more easily and quickly catch health problems. An elevated heart rate or low temperature can be indicators your horse is stressed or unwell.

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