Healthy hair coat
Fresh, clean water available at all times. Horses will consume up to ten gallons per day per horse. They drink a lot of water at a time, a few times a day.
When a hair coat does not shed out in summer it is usually a sign of a metabolic disorder and should be assessed and treated.
Patchy hair, body sores are signs of poor condition and parasites. Lice can be detected by checking the mane and observing visible eggs the look like rice.