Taking Vital Signs for Horses

By: Dr. Lydia Gray


Video: How to take equine vital signs



Being able to take equine vital signs is an important part of being a horse owner -- taking a horse's temperature, and checking a horse's pulse (heart rate) and respiration rate are just some of the things you should be able to know how to do. Watch SmartPak's Staff Veterinarian, Dr. Lydia Gray, demonstrate how to check all of these and more, so that you can get to know your horse — inside and out!
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