It’s no secret that performance horses and those used for daily work sweat. Important minerals are lost in that sweat, which is why horse owners and trainers rely on electrolytes to replenish the minerals, especially in the heat of the summer months.
You’re heading to a barrel race for an extended weekend, and your packing list is long—including anything you might need to help yourself sleep soundly while away from home. But what about your horse and his sleep? He needs rest to perform his best and be able to cope with the added stress of a hectic atmosphere. Are you armed with a solution when the bright lights of the stall barns are on all night long?
How three factors, diet, environment, and the amount of stress, are the main contributors to ulcers in competition horses with Dr. Harry Anderson.