Wisconsin horse health care may include a weight management plan for your equine. Overweight horses are prone to disease, overheating and poor performance. Ask your veterinarian to rule out equine metabolic syndrome or other endocrine issues. A Simple measure you can take as the owner is daily use of a grazing muzzle or a slow feed hay net. You can also switch to feeds that contain low sugar and starch content.
Is keeping your horse cool in the hot summer a part of your horse health care routine in Wisconsin? Three important factors for your horse is fresh water, shade, and access to salt/mineral block. Other things to consider are exercising and training in the coolest hours: very early morning or later in the evening. Most important, if your horse is competing in the summer heat, have a veterinarian conduct a general wellness exam.