Merck Animal Health and expert veterinarians agree diagnosing EPM can be difficult, but is money and time well-spent.
By Kathy Williamson, DVM, Purina Animal Nutrition
Winter is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about how you are going to keep your horse in top health during the season. There are many aspects to your horse management, nutritional and veterinary health programs that should be assessed prior to the onset of cold weather. Here are 5 tips that may help you “winterize” your horse and get your management practices geared up for the weather changes ahead.
Patrice Delaveau (FRA) took a stunning win in the final speed class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome ahead of home favourites Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Does your horse resist your rein aids? Or does he hesitate before turning? Do you have sore hands, shoulders or arms after you ride? Do you feel like you have to pull your horse around more than you would like to? Do you think you have kinds hands but your horse still objects to your contact? The answer to these problems may be in what you consider soft hands compared to how it feels to your horse.
An exciting evening of international show jumping took place complimented by equestrian exhibitions, live music and a dazzling display of fireworks during the Mercedes-Benz Evening of the Horse Friday night at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament.
Jonathan McCrea of East Windsor, CT, and Aristoteles V, owned by Candy Tribble, earned Equis Boutique’s “Best Presented Horse” honors at the FEI Horse Inspection HITS Saugerties preceding the Canadian Pacific $1 Million Grand Prix FEI-CSI 5*, presented by Wells Fargo.
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