Sunday, August 09, 2015

5 ways to keep your horse hydrated after competition - Full Article

Horse & Hound
7 August, 2015

No one is going to complain when the sun is shining and we’re out competing — but it’s more important than ever to make sure that our horses are kept hydrated when the temperatures soar.

Dengie senior nutritionist Katie Williams gives some top tips to keep your horse healthy and hydrated after competition.

5 ways to keep your horse hydrated

1. Intense activity during competition or training will cause your horse to sweat and lose electrolytes. For effective rehydration, both water and electrolytes are needed. Adding an electrolyte supplements to your horse’s water is one way to achieve this, but if they refuse to drink the solution then you may have to try an alternative method...


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