Cast

Cast is the term used when a horse lays down or has fallen close to a fence or stall wall and is unable to get up without assistance. In many cases injury will result when a horse gets Cast.

Based on a survey completed by AAI: Equine Affair 2009 MA, QH Congress and Rolex at KY. Horse Park 2010.                       

35% of horses get Cast each year.

25% of Cast horses face loss of use or loss of life.

68% of cast horse’s Injuries need veterinary care.                                     

 24% result in humane injuries helping a cast horse.

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