Horses, as well as human beings and domestic animals tend to have a variety of behavioral problems. These editions of behavior can occur suddenly, after a traumatic experience, or can be rooted deeply in the psyche of the horse by previous experiences. Anxiety in horses is a common condition that can affect every aspect of the operation of a horse, as well as affect the appearance of a horse. What causes anxiety in the horse? Anxiety will almost always have an original cause. The cause can be physical (caused by a physical factor such as a snake or a barn door that hits) or psychological (an abusive past or stress and separation anxiety). It can also be hereditary so it is important to determine the cause of the problem.
All the horses who exhibit sudden anxiety should experience a complete checkup at the vet. Other causes of anxiety may include: * a horse in a new room or ambient exhausting * fear of other horses that share stables Lack of a close relationship * lack of training * abuse or traumatic experience remember that horses are animals fight or run, so when put in stressful situations have a tendency to be anxious and wanting to ‘ run. (Source: Viacom). Some horses will be less nervous than other because of how he can handle the stress. Also, always check the physical things that may cause anxiety such as a barn door knocking, firecrackers in a neighboring field, etc.. Diagnosis of anxiety of the horse since the degrees of anxiety vary, is important to know your horse well and be aware of physical changes and behavior. These may include: * hide in the corner of the stable * widen eyes * shaking or tremor * restlessness jogging forward and backward step * rearing * sleep disturbances * loss of appetite related physical conditions include include: * constipation or stomach upset * colic * riots of eczema or skin and loss Help for anxiety of horse hair there are many medications to assist with nervousness, excessive anxiety, or stress on horses. Unfortunately these medications are not without side effects, and while they can help relax the horse, its long-term effects are not known. In addition, the sedative and calming drugs can hinder the senses of a horse that can make competitive events as well as training more difficult, as it requires concentration and surveillance.
Talk to your veterinarian about other alternatives. Natural remedies there are many herbal and homeopathic remedies that may help reduce equine anxiety while still maintaining the horse alert. Homeopathic ingredients such as Chamomilla, Kali. PHOS and Cina has been traditionally used for centuries to treat underlying causes of fear and to promote calm. Homeopathic remedies work on a cellular level, dealing with imbalances of the horse and promoting appropriate levels of salts in living cells necessary for health physical and mental. Phosphorus and the Asarum can also help strengthen the nervous system in the animal body promoting a healthy mental health and treating nervous disorders.