What Does Vitamin Deficiency in Horses Look Like?

Your horse might not be getting enough vitamin E and not show any obvious signs. Or, he could have severe disease. Dr. Carrie Finno explains.
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Your horse might not be getting enough vitamin E and not show any obvious signs. Or, he could have severe disease. Dr. Carrie Finno explains.

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.

Your horse might not be getting enough vitamin E and not show any obvious signs. Or, he could have severe disease. Dr. Carrie Finno explains.5/23/2020 14:00

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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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