Choosing the Right Lay-Up Facility for Your Horse

Perhaps your horse has just had a surgical procedure to repair an injury, clear colic, or address a serious medical condition. You can't take him back to the boarding barn yet. He needs supervised care. What are your options? First it is important to know the difference between a Lay-Up Care facility and a Rehab facility. When I refer to Lay-Up care, I mean a place where your stall-bound horse is going to get supervised care perhaps around the clock. A rehab facility in contrast, is a place that rehabilitates the recovered horse through supervised and medically appropriate exercise that helps the animal regain strength, balance and stamina before returning to work. Rehab facilities will b

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This is the downloadable document that provides the questions for you to ask the Lay Up Care provider. There is also space available to list all of the instructions from your vet.  It is in Word format so that you can type in your additional questions  as well as capture all of your horse's specific care needs.

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Therapeutic bodywork is not a substitute for appropriate medical or veterinary care.


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