Food is an excellent motivator for many horses and can be a great tool during training. While some horse owners highly debate treats, if treats are used appropriately, they can make training more fun for your horse and create positive associations with scary objects.
Your veterinarian prescribes a few days of bute for your older, very picky horse. As much as you know this will help with their arthritis, your first thought is, “how am I going to get them to take this?” Your horse has years of experience picking around pills and powder in their grain bucket and is the master of avoiding the oral syringe. We know how frustrating this is and created some tips for making medication administration easier.