1963-Voice Of The Tennessee Walking Horse 1963 December Voice - Page 6

TElWsBIEt wiXING H0RSE SIGNS OF HORSE HEALTH ‘Bright eyed and bushy tailed’ is a common expression, indicative of health and well being. In order that horsemen may re­ cognize when disease strikes, they must first know the signs of equine health; any departure from which constitutes a warning of trouble. Some of the signs of good health are: 1. Contentment —Healthy horses appear contented. They look com­ pletely unworried when resting, and they roll and shake them­ selves with vigor. 2. Alertness —Healthy horses are alert; they prick up their ears at the slightest prov