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Providing constant access to fresh water and salt can help avoid a dehydrated horse.

How Do You Hydrate Your Horses?

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A Redmond Story: How Taylor Got Her Horse to Drink More Water

A Redmond Story: How Taylor Got

Her Horse to Drink More Water

July 2, 2021

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A Redmond Story:  Why Sue Changed Her Horse's Salt Lick to Redmond Salt

A Redmond Story:  Why Sue Changed Her Horse's Himalayan Salt Lick to Redmond Salt

July 1, 2021

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A Redmond Story:  Kelly Uses Rock on a Rope to Give Her Horse Salt and Trace Minerals

A Redmond Story:  Kelly Uses Rock on a Rope to Give Her Horse Salt and Trace Minerals

June 28, 2021

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A Redmond Story:  How Dana Used Rein Water to Help Her Dehydrated Horse

A Redmond Story:  How Dana Used Rein Water to Help Her Dehydrated Horse

June 28, 2021

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8 Benefits of Electrolytes for Horses

8 Benefits of Electrolytes for Horses

May 21, 2021

In this post, Jessica Huntington, DVM, from Stephenville, Texas discusses why electrolytes for horses are necessary and in what situations they're indicated and beneficial. Dr. Huntington takes an integrative approach to the equine athlete by combining traditional veterinary medicine with chiropractic care and acupuncture.

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A Redmond Story:  How Jo Got Her Dehydrated Horse Drinking Again

A Redmond Story:  How Jo Got Her

Dehydrated Horse Drinking Again

May 20, 2021

Water plays an essential role in every function of a horse's body. But horses can be fussy about water, and certain situations may cause them to stop drinking altogether. A horse refusing water can quickly escalate into a scary situation, and without fluids, a horse will become dangerously dehydrated in just a few...

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A Redmond Story: How Alyssa Got Two New Horses to Drink More Water

A Redmond Story: How Alyssa Got

Two New Horses to Drink More Water

May 10, 2021

Clichés exist for a reason, and the one about leading a horse to water is true. Sometimes horses  just won't drink!  No matter how we coax, entice, or beg. Most horse owners have dealt with a horse refusing water, and  know it can quickly escalate into a scary situation.

Alyssa Fleming, a horse owner and Redmond...

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Salt vs. Electrolytes for Horses: What’s the Difference?

Salt vs. Electrolytes for Horses: What’s the Difference?

April 20, 2021

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Why Won’t My Horse Drink When Hauling or Away From Home?

Why Won’t My Horse Drink When Hauling or Away From Home?

April 12, 2021

Water is essential to life, and a horse that’s not drinking can become dangerously dehydrated in just a few days. Your horse’s health is important, and hydration is key—but horses are sometimes fussy about water. Certain situations can cause horses to stop drinking, quickly putting them at risk for dehydration and colic....

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