First we have the obvious measurements such as and heart rate. Although a temperature of 37.2-38.3 and a heart rate of 28-44 beats per minute are what is considered a normal range some horses are different. By setting aside a day once a month for health monitoring you can start to collect a record and know where exactly your horses fits into the normal range. Not only is this a great way to get to better know your horse but having both a record of your horse's regular fluctuations but think of the practice you'll be getting by doing this on a regular basis.
By the end of the treatment he had no reaction at all. Having used the rope as a tool from the beginning gave us a fantastic guide to see his situation more clearly. As I drove away enjoying the thoughts of the lovely geldings potentially bright future I started to think about how measurement could help me with Pan.
Happy Horsing Around
Cyndi Bird CEST