Basic Veterinary Needs of Your Horse
We talk to Dr. John Tolley of Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital - Large Animal Division. Dr. Tolley covers the basic veterinary needs of your horse. As a horse owner, you know horses can be expensive. If you know what to expect, you may be able to prevent unnecessary costs. In this episode, Dr. Tolley covers vaccination protocols, worming protocols, feed and nutrition and a whole host of topics about horse-keeping. If you own a horse you will want to listen to this episode. We get down to brass tacks in some areas talking about prices for pre-purchase exams and lab tests.
If you are thinking about getting a horse, learning about basic veterinary needs of your horse will eliminate surprises. Learning your options about feed, worming and dental programs can ensure you enjoy your horse for a long time.
Our EXCA Experience
We also recap our experience we chronicled in a previous podcast about Extreme Cowboy Racing. For being our first year competing, we made an improvement over the course of the season, we had a lot of fun competing, and we met a lot of great people.
Ranae finish 2nd in the State Final competition with Dusty. She learned a lot about her horse and how to negotiate the various obstacles.
Scratch and I had a unique final experience that I talk about in the show. Scratch ended up 2nd in the State standings.