The Hardest Decision We Ever Have to Make: Deciding When “It’s Time” and End of Life Planning

We often have to make life or death decisions quickly when faced with an emergency. But what about when it’s not an immediate emergency? Planning for the end of your horse’s life takes a lot of courage and love. It isn’t easy planning the best ending possible for our beloved four-legged family members. This kind of a decision is often the hardest one we will ever have to make for them and it cannot be “taken back”, so we must give it the thought and respect it deserves. When dealing with a horse of advanced age or with a poor diagnosis/prognosis, making end of life plans before it turns into an emergency situation is likely the best for all involved. When trying to make the decision as to wh

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