Breaking Down Equine Body Condition

Assess your horse’s body condition regularly so you can adjust his diet accordingly and identify potential problems.

Think you can tell a horse’s body condition and energy status just by looking at him? Think again! That hay belly, ribby barrel, or plump topline might not necessarily represent what you think it does.  

Accurately evaluating your horse’s body condition can help you determine if your horse is in good form for his intended use and if any health problems are developing. Making the assessment is not difficult, our sources maintain; it doesn

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