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Healthy hair coat

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Best practice

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.
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Needs intervention

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.

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Immediate jeopardy

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.

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