Heat Stress in Horses

Oct 05, 2018
Sue Kelly October 5, 2018
Sue Kelly
Feed, Livestock & Pet Supply Business Manager

Did you know that even the most athletic horse can suffer from heat stress? This is especially common with hot weather and may be very dangerous to your horse. There are several signs of heat stress that should be addressed immediately by using some of the cooling techniques provided in the guide below. 

If heat stress in your horse is not treated properly and the symptoms continue your worsen, your horse could be at risk for damage to it’s  heart, nervous system, respiratory system, kidneys, and liver. 

See the guide below for some great international on heat stress including some of the things that can cause it, symptoms to look for, suggestions on treatment, and preventative measures you can take from heat stress occurring in the future. 

If you have any additional questions, our Consumer Feeds Team at UFC Farm Supply is happy to help or provide you a resource for more information! 

Posted: Oct 05, 2018