Locomotion Is The Essence Of Horse Health

Discussion in 'Veterinary News' started by Jim Euclid, Jun 23, 2016.

By Jim Euclid on Jun 23, 2016 at 6:41 AM
  1. Jim Euclid

    Jim Euclid Founder, www.vetx.com Staff Member

    Horses in natural settings eat two thirds of the time, walking and grazing together. The key to keeping confined horses healthy is to re-create this scenario in the stable as best one can manage. All systems of the horse are dependent on miles of daily locomotion for proper function. Digestion, respiration, metabolism, behaviour, learning, training, and hoof health are all dependent on abundant daily locomotion. Horses are born to move, and move they must to maintain health and prosperity. The last place a horse evolved to live is in a stall. When horses are stalled, natural must be re-created for them. [...]

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