Supplements for Summer

By Krista Lucas

With the busy summer time come rodeos across the country, shows and frequent trail riding, which means peak performance for horses. That coupled with hot temperatures and back-and- forth humidity can make even the healthiest horse feel drained.

Some equine athletes may need a boost to get them through the constantly changing weather. Horses are sweating a lot and need electrolytes with plenty of water. On the market today there are patches, pastes and powders offered to entice the pickiest of drinkers.

Finding a product that works best for each horse may be a process of trial and error.

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