Owners of horses with medical problems reported “good” results following nutritional consultation in 92% cases.
Researchers are studying sainfoin, a plant containing tannins, which have anthelmintic effects on ruminant parasites.
Researchers say this seems to confirm lore that some horse breeds are more susceptible to EMS than others.
The system measures fat deposits near the stomach and small intestine, around the heart, neck crest, and rump.
Cantering kept racehorses fitter during periods of reduced exercise intensity than walking or staying stalled.
Scientists hope biomarkers in gut microbiota could be used as diagnostic or prognostic indicators in the future.
Researchers concluded that alfalfa hay can induce primary photosensitization, but what it results from remains unclear.
Key factors included the respondents’ attitudes toward protective equipment and the safety behavior of other riders.
Researchers found that test results should be interpreted differently for donkeys than they are for horses.
The team confirmed that EMS horses aren’t always fat, but that obesity can point to an underlying metabolic condition.
Researchers attributed the program’s success to a rigorous adoption process, pre-adoption gentling of horses, and more.
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