COVID 19 – The basic clinical examination for owners!

Knowing what your horse’s normal vital parameters are i.e. Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate and Temperature is extremely useful even in normal circumstances. If we need to arrange a remote consultation with you, a few facts about your horse would be very useful to help us formulate a plan together!


Click on the links below ( from the REACT Colic scheme (collaboration of the BHS and The University of Nottingham) that show you how to take your horse/ pony’s vital parameters and what is normal.

HOW DO I TAKE MY HORSE’S TEMPERATURE?

HOW DO I TAKE MY HORSE’S HEART RATE?

WHAT IS “NORMAL” FOR MY HORSE?