Horse health care in Tennessee includes preventing problems in addition to treatments. The three most frequently treated veterinary problems in horses are colic, lacerations and lameness. Horse health maintenance need not be expensive but does need to be comprehensive. Sanitation, disease and parasite control, nutrition and safety are the primary focus for routine horse health maintenance. Contact your Tennessee Department of Agriculture for more information.
Does your horse health program in Tennessee include how to keep your horse safe during July 4th fireworks? Prepare in advance by talking with your veterinarian. It might include the administration of a mild sedative, herbal supplements, especially those containing valerian and/or magnesium offer some calming effects .Being stalled inside the barn may help reduce the impact of noise.