Be careful horseback riding in the heat; heed a veterinarian’s advice on keeping horses safe and comfortable.
From the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
The heat can play havoc with your horse’s health. It can result in dehydration, lethargy and general malaise. Severe heat stress may result in diarrhea and even colic. Dr. Janet Johnston, who is board-certified in surgery and internal medicine, and an emergency critical care veterinarian at University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center, suggests the following tips to keep your horse comfortable and safe in the summer heat.
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