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Preparing horses for spring and summer

Lincoln Rogers"Some horses are very susceptible to (founder)," said farrier Lloyd Britton. "Sometimes it doesn't take much more than a couple of hours of grazing before they'll have a re-occurrence."

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to start making tracks on having our horses as ready to ride as we are. Though it is tempting on the first warm day to slap a saddle on their backs, yell “Yee-Haw!” and explode down the trail in a cloud of dust, but a wiser course of action tends to the horse first.

For help along those lines, a pair of knowledgeable equine professionals were willing to share their accumulated years of experience. One is a farrier with over three decades of practice in Colorado and the second is a large animal veterinarian who has practiced in the state since 1984.

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to start making tracks on having our horses as ready to ride as we are. Though it is tempting on the first warm day to slap a saddle on their backs, yell “Yee-Haw!” and explode down the trail in a cloud of dust, but a wiser course of action tends to the horse first.



For help along those lines, a pair of knowledgeable equine professionals were willing to share their accumulated years of experience. One is a farrier with over three decades of practice in Colorado and the second is a large animal veterinarian who has practiced in the state since 1984.

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to start making tracks on having our horses as ready to ride as we are. Though it is tempting on the first warm day to slap a saddle on their backs, yell “Yee-Haw!” and explode down the trail in a cloud of dust, but a wiser course of action tends to the horse first.



For help along those lines, a pair of knowledgeable equine professionals were willing to share their accumulated years of experience. One is a farrier with over three decades of practice in Colorado and the second is a large animal veterinarian who has practiced in the state since 1984.


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