Young Horses: Long-Term Effects of Nutrition and Exercise

Are young horses with poor or limited nutrition or exercise likely to develop problems later in life? If so, can these be reversed? Dr. Brian Nielsen responds.
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Are young horses with poor or limited nutrition or exercise likely to develop problems later in life? If so, can these be reversed? Dr. Brian Nielsen responds.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Young Horse Growth and Development.” Listen to the full recording here.

Are young horses with poor or limited nutrition or exercise likely to develop problems later in life? If so, can these be reversed? Dr. Brian Nielsen responds.11/20/2019 18:00

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Brian Nielsen, PhD, MS, PAS, Dipl. ACAN, is an animal science professor at Michigan State University, where he teaches senior level courses in equine exercise physiology and advanced horse management. His research interests include equine exercise physiology, young horse development, and nutrition.

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