Charley: 26 yr old Arabian Gelding

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Problem:  Progressive weight loss over the past couple of months.

  • Dental Examination: Oral examination revealed that Charley no longer had the ability to effectively grind long stem hay.
  • Nutritional Assessment:
    • Charley’s weight by weight tape: 900 lbs.
    • Body condition score [BCS]: 1+/5 [Ideal: 5/9]
    • Topline Evaluation Score [TES]: D [Ideal: A/D]
  • Plan:
    • Increase the amount […]
Charley: 26 yr old Arabian Gelding2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Aspen, a 30-yr. old Appaloosa

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Problem: Progressive weight loss over the past couple of years.

  • Dental Examination: Oral examination was unremarkable. Aspen was missing two upper cheek teeth but there was plenty of chewing surface left for him to continue to graze and grind forage. He is out on pasture 24/7 and gets hay in the winter time.
  • Nutritional Assessment:
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Aspen, a 30-yr. old Appaloosa2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00