Ensuring Your Horse Has the Proper Electrolyte Balance

The Last Ride Arizona discusses electrolytes for your horse

Caring for your horse involves providing it with all of the things it needs for good health. In addition to food, water and shelter, this involves ensuring your horse receives the proper amount of electrolytes.

Large Animal Removal ServiceElectrolytes, which are minerals found in your blood and other body fluids, carry an electric charge that affects hydration, blood pH and many body processes. Among these are muscle contraction and conduction. While there are several different types of electrolytes, sodium, potassium and chloride are the ones that are of the greatest concern to horses because these are the electrolytes that are lost in sweat. Read More