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Cost Saving Tips for Equine Operations

"Under the current economic climate, horse owners are feeling the cost burden of owning horses more than ever. Coupled with the current sustained drought conditions in portions of South Carolina, times are tough for horse owners. However, if owners are careful and frugal, there are many ways to reduce operation costs."  This article addresses these issues and includes the following topics: Feeding Based on Body Condition, Adding Fat to a Horse's Diet, Estimating Body Weight, Hay Handling, Supplement Usage,  and Other cost saving tips including What if I can no longer care for my animal?, Share Your Cost Savings,  Tips, and  References.


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