Help Sick Horses Heal with Nutrition

When a horse is sick or recovering from illness, feeding choices can either help him on the road to recovery or send him further down the path of distress. Therefore, it’s important to know what feeds and forages are better for sick horses and which ones aren’t recommended.

Bryan Waldridge, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, ACVIM, a veterinarian at Kentucky Equine Research (KER) in Versailles, Ky., presented a lecture on feeding sick and hospitalized horses at the 2012 KER Conference, held May 17-18 in Lexington, Ky.

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