This educational article is brought to you by Standlee Hay Company, the Official Forage of the USEA.
Horses do not like ice in their water. During winter, many owners notice their horses becoming dehydrated, despite the fact that they've provided their four-legged friends all the H20 they can drink. When a horse drinks cold water, it causes their bodies to become colder. This means they have to expend additional calories to heat their bodies back up. Horses will naturally drink less water if it's too cold. Warming water using insulated or heated buckets will allow your horse to drink more. Research has shown that horses drink the most water when the water temperature is between 45 and 70º F.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) welcomes Parker Equine Insurance as the “Official Equine Insurance Provider of the USEA” for 2018 and 2019. As part of their partnership with the USEA, Parker Equine Insurance is a Gold Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships, Contributing Level Sponsor of the Gold Cup Series and Classic Series, and Bronze Level Sponsor of the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce their continued Corporate Sponsor partnership with Standlee Hay Company, Inc., the “Official Forage of the USEA.” Standlee will remain a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships as well as a Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Gold Cup Series, Future Event Horse Series, and Young Event Horse Series.
Brought to you by Merck Animal Health, the Official Animal Health Care Provider of the USEA.
There’s nothing more gratifying for a breeder than a promising new foal hitting the ground healthy. A successful outcome starts months prior with the initial breeding, and identifying the time of ovulation is crucial for a successful outcome.
Most breedings will result in conception when they occur from 36 hours before ovulation up to the day of ovulation. There are several tools you can use to approximate ovulation and help facilitate scheduled breeding, including: