**FREE Horse health fact sheet** Many of our horses unfortunately struggle to gain weight or keep the weight on, especially throughout winter with decreasing temperatures. This quick reference fact sheet gives you a three step strategy to get the weight back on your horse, including an analysis of your horse’s current body condition, guidelines to a physical health assessment and presents safe and effective weight gain feeding choices.
What is your horse’s body condition score? Body condition scoring is based on a 9-point scale, with one being poor and 9 being obviously obese. Where your horse stores fat is an indicator of body condition. When evaluating your horse’s condition there are some key areas to pay attention to. Read more here: http://kppusa.com/tips-and-topics/evaluate-horses-weight/
High fat diets can solve more than one problem. Not only will additional fat aid with the obvious issue of weight gain, but it’s also a good source of “cool” energy, may improve skin and coat quality and can even help prevent tying up.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome - Many horses considered "easy keepers" actually have equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), a serious metabolic and hormonal disorder. Learn the risks of EMS and get management and treatment tips in this easy-to-follow visual guide. Brought to you by TheHorse.com and @Triple Crown Nutrition, Inc.. #infographic #metabolicsyndrome #horses