While British artist Norman Thelwell’s depictions of pleasantly plump ponies make most horse lovers crack a smile, actually owning a horse with this body type is serious cause for concern. Equine obesity can lead to a variety of sometimes life-threatening ailments including laminitis and equine metabolic syndrome.
The challenge facing these horses’ owners is an effective method by which to restrict the amount of pasture or hay these animals consume. Many owners turn
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