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Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately. Here are some things to look out for and what to do while you wait for your vet:SymptomsIf it’s an extremely hot and humid day, it’s not hard for your horse to get overworked in a short amount of time.

Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. The primary way horses cool themselves is through sweating. While the exact mechanisms for inducing sweat production in horses are not yet fully understood, some experts believe that prolonged, consistently high sweat rates can lead to a kind of “exhaustion” of the sweat glands in horses which may result in anhidrosis (the inability to produce sweat adequately).