Horse health care in North Carolina may include a microchip. Microchips are electronic devices the size of a grain of rice that are easily implanted after local anesthesia in the horse's nuchal ligament (just below the base of the mane) halfway between the horse's poll and withers. It can help prevent theft and provide a mobile link to online health certificates and medical records.Contact your equine vet for more information.
Horse health care in North Carolina may include your horse experiencing colic. Here are a few do and don’ts to consider- do call your vet immediately, don’t take a wait and see approach, don’t permit access to feed, do walk your horse, don’t medicate without your vets approval, do look for presence of feces in the stall, do withhold access to water until your vet arrives, don’t over medicate with banamine.