How Vets can Treat 'Untouchable' Horses
When an equine veterinarian treats a patient, more than likely that horse is, at the very least, halter broke to lead and comfortable around humans.

But that’s not the case with some horses Stacey Tarr, DVM, of Wellington, Colo., deals with regularly. Tarr frequently treats unhandled young ranch prospects and rough stock rodeo horses, which are most often bareback or saddle bronc mounts (or unmounts, as the case might be) and usually receive very little handling and human interaction. That can make Tarr’s job as the treating veterinarian, well, challenging.

Tarr described his experience and methods working wi

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