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Ask the Horse Doctor: Horses easily fall victim to colic

Dear Dr. Vittoria: I like to add warm water to my horse's grain all winter long. I really feel that this helps prevent colic during the cold spells ... There are two hairpin turns in this digestive ... read more

Tips for Preventing Impaction Colic in Horses This Winter

Impaction colic ... prevent water from freezing. Even if your buckets and troughs don’t freeze, some horses don’t like to drink cold water, and a heater might help. When plain water isn’t palatable ... read more

Prevention of Dehydration in All Seasons

l.Make sure your horse has access to clean ... Research has also shown that when horses are offered water at various temperatures, they drink the most when it is 68 degrees, roughly the temperature of ... read more

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Ask The Horse Doctor: Extreme cold can cause colic in horses, here's how to avoid it

So I am going to issue a colic warning and review things we can do to help prevent ... mash on those cold nights. At least it will make you feel better. But be careful. Some horses are picky and won't ... read more

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Horse Hydration: Your Questions Answered

What temperature water do horses prefer to drink? There is evidence that horses prefer lukewarm (20°C or 68°F) water, especially during cold weather, Janicki says ... also affects palatability. If ... read more

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Year-Round Health Plan for Your Horse

Horses can also be fed alfalfa, but an all-alfalfa diet needs to be balanced so the horse is getting all the nutrients his body needs. If mixing alfalfa and grass hay, shoot for 10% to 25% alfalfa. ... read more

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How British fighting in France found comfort in pets during the First World War

Later in the battle, one officer from a London regiment guarded a plover’s nest for half an hour, trying to prevent ... of the horse’s body hitting the deck. At Ypres, many of the field dressings were ... read more

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