Why Do Horses Need Vitamin E?

Researcher Dr. Carrie Finno of the University of California, Davis, explains the important role vitamin E plays in neuromuscular and reproductive health for horses.
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Why Do Horses Need Vitamin E?
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Researcher Dr. Carrie Finno of the University of California, Davis, explains the important role vitamin E plays in neuromuscular and reproductive health for horses.

This is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live Q&A, “Equine Essentials: The Importance of Vitamin E.” Listen to the full recording here.

Researcher Dr. Carrie Finno of the University of California, Davis, explains the important role vitamin E plays in neuromuscular and reproductive health for horses.5/22/2020 18:42

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Carrie Finno, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is an equine internist who severs as associate professor in veterinary genetics and the Gregory L. Ferraro Endowed Director of the Center for Equine Health at the University of California, Davis (UC-Davis). She received her veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota in 2004 and then completed a three-year residency in large animal internal medicine at UC-Davis. She elected to pursue a career in translational genetic research, with a strong focus on inherited neuromuscular diseases. Her research studies the interaction of vitamin E and neural development in a naturally occurring disease in the horse and using a well-established mouse model.

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