Anesthesia: Down, Not Out

Put a horse down. Euthanized. Humanely destroyed. The list goes on. It is how we in the business describe the unsavory, but sometimes necessary, task of killing a horse. Sometimes an animal becomes sick or crippled from a chronic problem, such as laminitis, and it is more humane to end the suffering; or a mare suffers complications from foaling and the only decision is how long until she dies

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