PHYS­I­CAL SIGNS OF THE AGED HORSE

NZ Horse & Pony - - Veterinary -

rough good care and op­ti­mal nu­tri­tion we can im­prove the qual­ity of life of our se­nior horses and ex­tend their lives even fur­ther. Some com­mon phys­i­cal signs of age­ing that re­quire nu­tri­tion man­age­ment are: loss of weight, de­crease in body con­di­tion, loss of mus­cle tone and mass over the topline sway-backed ap­pear­ance, chronic di­ar­rhoea and de­hy­dra­tion, re­duced mo­bil­ity and agility grey­ing of muz­zle and coat de­crease in coat and hoof qual­ity re­duced fat de­posits above the eyes den­tal prob­lems

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