03-13-2007, 03:34 AM
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How in shape is your horse?
What are you doing during the exercises that make him really sweat?
Electrolytes and a constant water source are the best thing to do in the situation of a normal healthy and sweating horse. If his internal temperature is normal, he has a large water intake and is hydrated, there should be little to worry about. He is also probably beginning to shed, and the temperature change may be drastic where you are. I'd recommend a body clip.
Most importantly, I'd take his temperature before and after a ride to monitor a change. I'd also assess what you are asking of him and to consider if you are pushing him too hard. I wouldn't recommend any supplements, if his temperature rises, you'll only mask his problem and decrease symptoms. This will not eliminate the source.