Checklist for a healthy

horse

Peak performance and optimum health for your horse don't "just happen"! Your horse depends on you to provide the conditions needed for overall fitness and well-being. Keep him in top condition by paying attention to the following:

Good nutrition

adequate intake for age/breed/use of horse good quality feed

Preventive health care

vaccination against infectious equine diseases o encephalitis, including Eastern, Western, Venezuelan, West Nile o tetanus o rhinopneumonitis o influenza o strangles o rabies some vaccines may be needed more than once per year, depending on: o environment o travel with horse

Parasite control

internal - regular de-worming external o flies o lice o ticks o mosquitoes

Dental health

maintenance exam and treatment by veterinarian experienced in equine dentistry every 6-12 months check mouth weekly for sores palpate cheeks for sharp points check for symptoms of dental problems

Hoof care

trimming shoeing
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Northeast Texas Veterinary Dental Center

8414 Wesley Street Greenville, TX 75402 903-454-1563 info@crossroadsvetclinic.com
A horses mouth should be inspected regularly
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Checklist for a

healthy horse

Peak performance and optimum health for your horse don't "just happen"! Your horse depends on you to provide the conditions needed for overall fitness and well-being. Keep him in top condition by paying attention to the following:

Good nutrition

adequate intake for age/breed/use of horse good quality feed

Preventive health care

vaccination against infectious equine diseases o encephalitis, including Eastern, Western, Venezuelan, West Nile o tetanus o rhinopneumonitis o influenza o strangles o rabies some vaccines may be needed more than once per year, depending on: o environment o travel with horse

Parasite control

internal - regular de-worming external o flies o lice o ticks o mosquitoes

Dental health

maintenance exam and treatment by veterinarian experienced in equine dentistry every 6-12 months check mouth weekly for sores palpate cheeks for sharp points check for symptoms of dental problems

Hoof care

trimming shoeing

Northeast Texas Veterinary

Dental Center

8414 Wesley Street Greenville, TX 75402 903.454-1563 info@crossroadsvetclinic.com Appointments:    9 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Open for animal drop-off    at 7:30 a.m.