Summertime temperatures are running wild across the United States this week, with Oklahoma hitting approximately 105°F, which is leading a number of equine owners to study their horse's heat tolerance with more than a little caution.
Eating well is not always eating safely; horse managers who ignore that lesson when feeding their animals might be creating digestive problems for their horses.
Want to see an example of less-than-stellar drainage? Check out your own horse barn.
Recent reports of several horses dying from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) serve as a reminder that horse owners should make sure their horses are vaccinated.
"We've always recommended that horse owners in Oklahoma vaccinate for it as a preventive measure," said Carolynn MacAllister, DVM, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension veterina...
Experienced agricultural producers in the southern Great Plains know that low wind speeds, high humidity, moist hay, and hot temperatures can be a recipe for disaster.
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