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Practice Name

Alpine Animal Hospital

Primary Location
17776 Highway 82
Carbondale, CO 81623
Phone: (970) 963-2371
Fax: (970) 963-2372

Office Hours

DayHours
Monday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM12:00 PM
SundayClosed
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Equine Nutrition Counseling

Horses have different dietary needs depending upon their age, sex and pregnancy status, health conditions, job and housing situations. We offer  quantified nutritional counseling, including foarge and pasture analysis.  We provide a written nutrient profile and analysis as well as a feeding suggestion based on your horse’s age, dicipline and level of active training and current medical conditions.

Here are several reasons you might consider having your horse’s diet analyzed:

  1. You have a performance horse – whether it be a racing thoroughbred, a hunter/jumper, a dressage artist, a rodeo performer, or even a competitive trail rider.  All performance horses have increased nutritional needs and just feeding more food is not necessarily the best approach.
  2. You have a broodmare.  Breeding has special considerations, both in promoting a pregnancy and in maintaining one.  The health of the foal depends upon a healthy mare.  And, once the foal is born, the lactating mare needs your nutritional care to maintain her health and to produce nutritious milk.
  3. For all their large size, horses are really quite delicate and they rely on us to keep them healthy.  Feeding them appropriately for their age, body condition, physical requirements, and even their emotional temperament, requires more than hay and sunshine.
  4. You have a horse that, in your opinion, really could be healthier.  Your horse is fine, basically speaking, but not in glowing health.  Perhaps all your horse requires is a little tweaking of his/her diet to add that vitamin or mineral that’s lacking.
  5. You’re confused by all the supplements that are available on the market.  They all sound great.  But, what components are deficient in your horse’s diet?  If you use more than one, you may be concerned about overlapping too many nutrients and causing a new set of problems.  Let us help you take the guess work out of the supplements your horse needs.

New Patients Welcome

Learn about Fear Free Visits to the Vet and the Certified Fear Free Professionals at Alpine Animal Hospital.


New Patient Welcome

Refer a friend or family member to our clinic and receive a $25 credit to your account and your friend will receive a $25 credit as well.

Sign up using the form below or call (970) 963-2371 to make an appointment.

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Featured Services

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment Refer a friend or family member to our clinic and receive a $25 credit to your account and your friend will receive a $25 credit as well. Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Petsimonials

This is the best vet hospital I've ever experienced with multi-generational Maltese puppies. The best ! We are so grateful to have Alpine Vet Hospital in Carbondale, Co

 

Very impressed with the teamwork you all do and we're also fans of the Fear
Free mission. It's nice having care for our pets that is as knowledgeable
and reassuring as you all are. Keep up the good work!

   
Alpine Animal Hospital
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97.06 %
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Office Hours

DayHours
Monday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM12:00 PM
SundayClosed
Day Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM Closed
5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 12:00 PM

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