It's hot out there! Learn how to keep your horse cool and comfortable during exercise and rest on even the most scorching days.
About the Experts
Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, is an FEI veterinarian and owner of Florida Equine Veterinary Services in Clermont, Fla. Her interests and practice areas include chiropractic care, sport horse medicine, reproduction, general medicine and surgery, and preventive care including wellness programs, vaccinations, parasite control, and dentistry.
Nancy S. Loving, DVM, owns Loving Equine Clinic in Boulder, Colo., and has a special interest in managing the care of sport horses. Her recent book, All Horse Systems Go, is a comprehensive veterinary care and conditioning resource in full color that covers all facets of horse care (available at Shop.TheHorse.com or by calling 800/582-5604). She has also authored the books Go the Distance as a resource for endurance horse owners, Conformation and Performance, and First Aid for Horse and Rider in addition to many veterinary articles for both horse owner and professional audiences.
- Horses' Physiologic Responses to Exercise
- Muscle Problems Can Cause Poor Equine Performance
- Electrolyte Use in Performance Horses
- Equine Electrolyte Use and Gastric Emptying (AAEP 2011)
- Rollkur: Facts, Fiction, and Horse Health Implications
- Hydrotherapy to Rehabilitate Injuries in Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Challenges in Hydrating and Balancing Equine Electrolytes
- Racehorses, Swimming, and Colic
- Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?
- Fatal Injuries on Midwestern Racetracks (AAEP 2010)