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Using Body Condition as a Tool in Feeding Management for Horses
Betsy Wagner, Cynthia McCall
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Pages / Length: 2
Publication Date: 10/10/2009

Using an established scoring system reduces the subjectivity in determining a horse's body condition. This system assesses fat deposits in several areas of the horse's body to determine his overall condition. This information can be used to make adjustments in a horse's care to attain a desirable body condition.