Check the horse's vital signs regularly. Knowing your horse's normal resting vital signs are important indicators of health.
In the summer months it is highly important to consider the water consumption of your horse. "Water is the most essential nutrient that we provide in a horse’s diet," says former LSU AgCenter horse specialist Dr. Clint Depew, and Southwest Region Horse Agent Howard Cormier.
In the current turbulent economic situation, horse owners need information on how to reduce horse maintenance costs in order to be able to keep their horses. Learn what a financially strapped horse owner can do to cut costs and save money with these tips from an economist, an equine specialist, and a horse owner.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture