Browse our veterinary-reviewed Dog and Cat Illness Guide to learn more about pet health. Always talk to your veterinarian if you have a concern about your pet's symptoms or health.
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Horse Insurance Alternative
Many people dream of owning a horse that they can pet, talk to, or ride anytime they want. Because horses are large and expensive, it can take a long time to achieve this dream. Once you do finally bring a horse home to your own barn or board your horse elsewhere, it’s important to remember that you must commit to regular veterinary care to ensure longevity and quality of life. If cost is a concern, signing up for a pet insurance alternative like we offer at Pet Assure can provide you with valuable peace of mind.
Pet horses are covered with Pet Assure! We offer a plan that covers all in-house medical services and covers pre-existing conditions. We know you will appreciate this low-cost option to obtain insurance coverage for your horse just as 150,000 pet owners before you have done. An immediate 25 percent discount at the time of service is just one of the many benefits of being a Pet Assure customer.
Potential Health Problems in Pet Horses
Colic, which refers to all gastrointestinal distress in horses, is a common equine health problem. Unfortunately, severe pain from colic can lead to premature death for your horse. Signs of mild to moderate colic include biting the stomach, lying down frequently, and obvious exhaustion. A horse in severe distress may sweat, roll frequently, clench teeth, salivate, and experience constipation. Please don’t hesitate to contact your veterinarian if it appears your horse has any colic symptoms.
Laminitis is another common equine health condition that refers to inflammation of a hoof’s internal structure. This can happen when your horse eats too much grain or lush grass or doesn’t exercise often enough. Unfortunately, laminitis can make it extremely painful for your horse to put weight on the affected hoof. Watch for your horse to arch the back, lie down often, distribute all weight on one hoof, or a hoof that feels hot to the touch and contact your veterinarian immediately.
Are you ready to take advantage of our low-cost pet insurance alternative? Contact Pet Assure today to learn more about our benefits or to request a quote.