NERVOUSNESS

NERVOUSNESS

SYMPTOMS OF NERVOUSNESS

  • Tight muscles
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Loose manure
  • Skin reactions
  • Physical energy
  • Not breathing correctly
  • Reactions to sight and sounds

CAUSES OF NERVOUSNESS

Nervousness can be from numerous things such as travelling, events, change of environment, separation anxiety from moving another horse away, changes in diet, nervous riders or owners, pain or something happening right in front of them.

DIAGNOSIS OF NERVOUSNESS

You will see a difference in manner, they might show signs of sweating, diarrhoea, pacing, weight loss and you can visually see that your horse is nervous. If your horse suffers from nervousness there may also be internal issues such as gastric ulcers in the gut

TREATMENT OF NERVOUSNESS

** Please note: These types of horses should be on a low carbohydrate diet as a diet high in sugars/energy will increase the risk of tension and will not allow the products to work effectively. NB: always rule out the possibility of pain or hormonal issues as this can cause tension in horses. 

PRODUCT & DOSE RATE

HerbaNerve at a dose rate of 2.5 grams per day. Increase the dose rate to 5 grams on the 2-3 days prior to the event or race and on the morning of the event or race 

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