Learn all about your horse’s neu­ro­log­i­cal path­ways

The ner­vous sys­tem is a com­pli­cated but es­sen­tial part of your horse’s body. Equine vet Leti­cia Ma­cias-Bri­cio un­rav­els this fas­ci­nat­ing sub­ject

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YOUR HORSE’S BODY needs to deal with lots of things at the same time — his vi­tal func­tions, search­ing for food, ex­er­cis­ing and es­cap­ing from ter­ri­fy­ing dan­gers like plas­tic bags! The amaz­ing ner­vous sys­tem reg­u­lates and co-or­di­nates all of this, while still al­low­ing him to fully in­ter­act with his en­vi­ron­ment. Here, equine vet Leti­cia Ma­cias-Bri­cio ex­plains what the ner­vous sys­tem is, how it works and why it can go wrong.

“Your horse’s body needs to deal with lots of things at the same time, and his ner­vous sys­tem co-or­di­nates it all”

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