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Horse Sense: Equine Health Care Musts

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most horse owners have a deep respect and love for all things horses. Part of loving your horse includes making sure he stays strong and healthy. Whether you’re green or an ‘old hand’ at horse care, run through this list for a quick update on equine health care musts. Worming Schedule  Think of your horse as being constantly bombarded with attacks from parasites, and not just those pesky horseflies. Every time he grazes on tender spring grass or chomps tall chutes in the summer, he’s being exposed to worms. Your horse should be on a regular worming schedule every 6 to 8 weeks. This ensures that worms don’t stand a chance of taking hold. Worms can build up into huge masses in a horse’s gut, causing illness and in extreme cases death. Take the time to worm. Your veterinarian...

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