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The “Hot” Horse, Health, and Cooling Them Down

The ‘hot’ horse.  Covered in sweat often for no reason.  Irritated, agitated, poor stamina, poor recovery, and often followed with an unruly behavior pattern.  Some can even hinge on the edge of becoming anhidrosis cases or become more prone to E.I.P.H. . We’ve all seen them but they come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  In many cases, there are also health issues or even lameness conditions that accompany this ailment.  So, why does this happen and is there anything that can be done to help the average horse afflicted with excess internal heat? (more…)

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