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Pain Indicators: Facial Expressions of Pain in Ridden Horses

Studies have already explained how horses’ facial expressions can tell signs of pain. Such as from colic or castration. But what about recognizing the pain signals in ridden horses? A whole new collection of observation abilities is a need. To recognize the facial expressions of pain in mounted horses. And a research group is working …

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Pain Management: How Veterinarians Reduce Pain in Horses

For veterinarians, looking after their equine patients, pain control is a high priority. Your veterinarian will be able to identify. And help treat the cause of your horse’s discomfort.  There are some visible signs of pain. Such as intense rolling and kicking in the abdomen, suggestive of colic. But other signs of pain are more …

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Pain Management: Helping Your Horse Lessen the Pain

Nobody wants to see their horse in pain. With our current understandings, it is impossible to imagine. That there was a time when people didn’t believe that animals could experience pain. Or assumed that pain should not be handled. Because feeling pain could benefit the horse. Experts and veterinarians now accept that pain is endured …

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Feed Supplements: Understanding How Horses Process It

All living things have chemical processes and genetic code in maintaining their lives. All organisms have requirements of nutrient to be taken. The only difference you can tell is how they absorbed the nutrients and energy for them to live. Although horse belong to the group of mammals, they are pretty unique. They have an …

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Feeding Performance Horses: Different Energy Level Needs

Horses are athletes who are superior. Physical adaptations have provided horses speed and stamina through evolution. In modern horses, selective breeding has narrowed and refined desirable athletic skills. Some of the physiological adaptations include high aerobic largest energy. And large glycogen intramuscular stocks. Also, specific ratios between breeds of muscle fiber types. Splenic contraction to …

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