Health and Welfare of Stabled PMU
Mares Under Varied Water and Turnout Schedules: 1. Physiology
Clinical and biochemical measurements of hydration were not different among stabled pregnant mares provided water by continuous or three varied intermittent watering systems. Barn hygiene was unsatisfactory with continuous access to water. There were no differences or clinical abnormalities associated with daily, weekly, or biweekly turnout schedules.