Equine Nutritional Deficiencies: Hair Analysis vs. Bloodwork
Q. What’s the best way to discover any nutritional deficiencies your horse might have: a blood test, a hair analysis, or both? And is there one test that does everything?
—Kerry, via e-mail
A. Checking your horse for nutritional deficiencies is a good idea, because living long-term with even suboptimal nutrition might have health or performance consequences. As you mention, there are various ways to assess nutrient status, including bloodwork, hair analysis, and looking at the dietary levels of the various
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