Horse Health

Knowing how to prevent injury and disease is probably more important than learning how to treat most health problems. The best ways to learn about preventive health for your horse is to spend time at the stables learning everything that you can. If a horse is injured, observe the behaviors of owners and trainers. Chances are, they”re taking measures to make sure the horse is safe and protected from further injury until the vet arrives.

Your horse can be subjected to problems from excessive dampness in the stall, mold in his food or simply the ravages of old age. Your horse depends on you for basic health care. If you”re a beginner, make sure you have a reliable vet who”s willing to take your calls and explain how to take care of the simple injuries. Stock a good first aid kit so that you can give emergency treatment for simple injuries or cuts.

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