Tag Archives: feed

Choke

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STEVE: Well choke in a horse usually occurs when they have had a long period of time away from both water and feed. The most typical presentation that I get is that it’s a horse that’s gone and taken a … Continue reading

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Check Environment

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STEVE: The environment is paramount to where you put or house your horse or where they’re kept routinely. What I normally do when I put my horse in a stall is I go in and inspect the stall, completely. I … Continue reading

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Poor Weight

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STEVE: Poor weight is typically a symptom that they’re either not getting enough feed, would be the first obvious sign that you’re not supplying enough nutritional supplementation to their diet. Meaning, that either what they’re getting good enough quality in … Continue reading

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Poor Appetite

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STEVE: A horse that has a poor appetite, you know, when you put feed in the stall, they’re not that interested in going to it. When you put hay in there they may take a few bites and then they … Continue reading

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Food (Hay, Grain, How often, How much, Storage)

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ALEX: I think first, once we’ve decided we’re going to have a horse, and then we’re going to decide on how we’re going to use that horse is really going to determine a lot on what type of feed and … Continue reading

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Housing (Barn/Stalls/Pasture, Feed, Supplies, Bedding)

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ALEX: As far as finding the right housing for your horse, it really depends on what you want to do with your horse. Horses are cold-natured animals, so they take to the elements pretty good as far as the cold, … Continue reading

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Basic Care & Costs (Daily duties, Financial responsibilities)

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ALEX: Well, I think caring for horse on a daily basis has a lot of responsibilities. When Steve and I did it on the racetrack together, we’d start at 5:00 in the morning. That was a little different scenario than … Continue reading

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