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Posts about hydration

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 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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A Personal Story About My Older Horse Dribbling Urine

In this article, Stacey Kimmel-Smitha member of team Redmond, a regular blogger and advocate of Redmond products—shares a personal story about her horse's challenges with urinary incontinence. Keep reading to discover what causes incontinence in horses and possible prevention and treatments.

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5 Ways to Tell if Your Horse  is Dehydrated

5 Ways to Tell if Your Horse  is Dehydrated

February 18, 2021

Did you know over 60% of your horse is water? That includes 85% of his brain, 75% of muscles, even 30% of bone. A horse's good health depends on his body’s ability to adapt to changes in environment and feed to keep fluid levels balanced. A hydrated horse is a healthy horse, while a dehydrated horse is in danger.

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Six Things To Do To Help Your Horse Through the Winter

Winter is coming, and in some higher elevations it may feel like it has already arrived.  Here in Heber, Utah, we are at 5500 ft and this morning the icicles were hanging off of the pasture water wheels like frozen knives. I really feel for our horses. Even though it’s said horses can cope with temperatures down to -40°, they must be cold.

 

Horses are incredible creatures, and as winter...

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Will Redmond Rein Water Help My Dehydrated Horse Drink?

They say you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink. If you own a horse, you probably know how true that sentiment is. Horses become accustomed to the water in their home paddock and stall, and water from a different source when you’re traveling or have moved can taste strange to them. Often times, you’ll find your equine partner will simply refuse to drink the foreign water. This...

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How Long Does The Rock Last?

One of the most popular questions we get when talking to new Redmond Rock customers is “How long does the Rock last?” It’s also one of the most difficult to answer concretely.

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