The Basics Of Horse Care

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All pets, whether they are cats, dogs, or horses require the same basic needs. They must have a safe place to live, eat a nutritious diet, and receive enough exercise and polocrosse equipment to remain healthy. Read on to learn about some basic tips for horse care.

Animals living on a ranch or farm are often working during daylight hours. This usually provides them with enough exercise to stay healthy. Some owners keep horses as pets and will ride them only occasionally. These animals are at risk of gaining weight if they are not active enough. They may require a modified diet to make up for the lack of activity.

Most experts recommend a horse have roughly one acre of land to run, walk, and play. Before leaving any animal alone in a pasture, it is important to inspect the area for any hazards. Trash, holes in the fence, and…

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