Help Sick Horses Heal with Nutrition
When a horse is sick or recovering from illness, feeding choices can either help him on the road to recovery or send him further down the path of distress. Therefore, it’s important to know what feeds and forages are better for sick horses and which ones aren’t recommended.
Bryan Waldridge, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, ACVIM, presented a lecture on feeding sick and hospitalized horses at the 2012 KER Conference, held May 17-18 in Lexington, Ky.
He first discussed several reasons horses could cause a horse to stop eating before reviewing a few specific disorders and illnesses that can greatly benefit from careful nutritional
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