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Tracing the Evolution of the Modern Horse

The horse, as we know it today, evolved from a considerably different form over a period of 55 million years. The earliest recorded ancestor of the horse is the Eohippus, which lived during the Eocene period.[1] From there, it evolved over millions of years through various forms and branches of the evolutionary line to become the domestic horse of today. Its evolution mainly consisted of changes in size, brain complexity, shape, length of the foreleg, and most significantly, a dental structure that changed to suit grazing on grass instead of browsing on high-growing plants.[1]

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Springtime Horse

Keep Your Horse Healthy With Springtime on the Way

Your horse is part of your family, and you want to provide the best care possible. Horses need special care with seasonal changes, and you might need some tips to help you through the difficult times. At EquiVet Care, we are familiar with seasonal situations you may encounter.

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