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Q&A: Dr. Ahlschwede on winterizing your horse

There’s a nip in the air at night and blankets have been pulled from storage at horse farms, as leaves and temperatures are dropping. So when the horses get fuzzy, and the grazing gets thin, what can we do to ensure that our favorite ones make a smooth transition into the chillier months? In this week’s Veterinary Answers Q&A., Dr. Scott Ahlschwede, DVM, Partner at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital of Kentucky, speaks to these issues. Q: How does seasonal or unseasonable weather change affect the health and dietary routine of a horse?  Luckily horses are naturally well adapted to […]