Introducing a Horse to a Protective Herd

Updated September 25, 2023

In this excerpt from an episode of Ask the Vet, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan answer a question about how to introduce a new horse to a very protective herd. Dr. Gray talks about her own experience with introducing her horse to a new barn and herd, common sense tips that you may not have thought about, and the intricacies of horse herd dynamics and how to use them to your benefit!

Read this article on how to safely introduce a new horse to a herd with step-by-step instructions.

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