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Feeding a Horse With Heaves, All You Need to Know.

One of our older mares has heaves, and it seems her breathing is getting worse as she ages. We want to ensure the food she’s eating isn’t contributing to her condition, so I did some research on feeding horses with heaves. Heaves are a chronic respiratory condition caused by an allergic reaction to inhaled particles. …

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Is My Horse Overweight? A Plan To Reduce Weight Safely.

Obesity is not only a health risk in humans; it also has adverse health conditions for horses. An owner’s ability to know the appropriate body condition of their horse is vital to its health. To check if your horse is overweight, use the Henneke equine body condition scoring system(BSC). The BSC system places a numerical value …

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