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SOUND Sedation

Inevitably there will come a time when your veterinarian will need to sedate your horse. It may be for a routine procedure, such as a dental float, or for something more critical, like suturing a deep gash or treating an infected eye. Regardless of the cause, a sedated horse presents a unique challenge at the barn, and care is needed when working with and around him. Let’s take a closer look at the drugs used, how they work, and how to care for your horse both during and after sedation.

DRUGS AND TERMINOLOGY

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