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Ready, Steady, Grow–Feeding Young Horses

We don’t have all of the answers when it comes to feeding young horses. A nutrition program that doesn’t promote–and possibly helps prevent–developmental orthopedic disease (DOD), including osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), is critical at this

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Tying-Up in Horses: Causes and Management

In this article, we’ll discuss some of the specific causes of exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) or tying-up, along with methods that can be used to prevent repeat episodes. of tying-up in horses. predisposed to recurrences.

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The Guttural Pouch: Friend or Foe?

The unique qualities of the horse can be a blessing or a curse. Sometimes, they can be both. Consider the peculiar guttural pouches. Present in only a few other animals, these structures are diverticula of the auditory (eustachian) tubes and,

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Comments on Joint Supplements

In the November 2000 issue of The Horse, an article discusses equine joint supplements and the most controversial areas of supplementation. The”P>In the November 2000 issue of The Horse, an article discusses equine joint suppleme”>In the November 2000 issue of The Horse, an The Horse, an

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Importance of Tapeworms in Colic

It is well recognized that there is a relationship between parasitic infections of horses and the clinical signs of colic. Parasites can cause colic through mechanical damage, allergic irritation, interference with nerve transmission,

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Helping Your Horse through Its Golden Years

Fortunately for our nation’s horse population, interest in equine geriatrics among veterinarians and researchers has been increasing. As a result, it has been found that not only do senior horses have different preventive care

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