Why Your Healthy Horse Needs An Exam

Usually this time of year clients call to schedule coggins and vaccinations. We always ask, "Would you like me to do an exam on your horse?" Sometimes owners say, "No, I already know they are healthy." What the owner means is that the horse is eating well, acting normally, and holding its weight, which is great! But when we offer to do an exam, we do so because there is so much more to health than that. To help you understand my point, I will walk you through my version of a physical exam. (There are a lot of ways to do a physical exam; I'm not saying this is the only way). I start at the head. I look at the horse's expression, facial muscle symmetry, and motion of the ears. I even l

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