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The average body temperature of a horse horse is between 36 and 37 degrees. Under load, the body generates energy, this energy is then converted into heat. Your horse maintains its body temperature by dissipating excess heat. This is done in two ways: once through the lungs and once through the skin. By sweating. So sweating is healthy for your horse as it helps him cool down faster. Replenish your horse's moisture reserves in time to prevent dehydration. Make sure your horse always has access to fresh drinking water. If needed, give him a supplement with electrolytes to quickly replenish important building blocks and minerals.
THE COLOUR OF HORSE SWEAT
You cannot tell from the color of your horse's sweat how many electrolytes are lost through it.The color of sweat is determined in part by the protein latherin. This ensures that sweat can be more easily wicked away from the horse through the coat and evaporates more quickly. This is important because the horse's coat does not let moisture through easily.
Do you see that your horse's sweat is white and maybe even foaming? Then don't worry: this is the latherin that helps your horse cool down faster.
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