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Nutrition Strategies for Horses With Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Abby Keegan, MS, PAS, an equine nutritionist for Cargill North America, will present considerations for designing appropriate diets for horses with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and how newly FDA-approved chromium might be beneficial. She’ll also share real-world example diets. Sponsored by Nutrena.

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Abby Keegan, MS, PAS, an equine nutritionist for Cargill North America, will present considerations for designing appropriate diets for horses with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and how newly FDA-approved chromium might be beneficial. She’ll also share real-world example diets. Sponsored by Nutrena.

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Abby Keegan

Abby Keegan, MS, PAS, is an equine nutritionist for Cargill North America. With more than 16 years professional experience, Keegan enjoys connecting research and development with real-world application, creating new products, services and solutions that support improving the health of the horse. Keegan is passionate about educating horse owners and veterinarians on equine nutrition, she has trained many consultants and taught continuing education courses for equine veterinarians across the United States. Keegan received her BS in Animal Science from Iowa State University, MS from Kansas State University, and also holds an ARPAS equine certification. Her roots run deep in agriculture as she grew up on a farm raising cattle and crops, showing livestock and horses, and continues that tradition today with her husband and two sons.

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Michelle Anderson is the former digital managing editor at The Horse. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She’s a Washington State University graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

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