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Hydration

Summer Heat Raises Dehydration

As Memorial Day is often considered the unofficial start to summer and temperatures are rising across the country, issues of heat related illnesses for riders return to our thinking. Drs. Stanitski’s spring blog and  Horse Persons’ Forum discussed reasons for...
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Dehydration – no matter the cause

In the Horse Persons Form, a thread about the topic of dehydration is in progress. Dehydration from illness can happen at any time. As many riders from northern climates seek southern training and competitions at this time of year, exercise induced dehydration is a problem. Carol...
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