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Feeding Easy Keepers

The term “easy keepers” refers to horses and ponies that maintain or gain weight on a minimum amount of food.

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome and the Easy Keeper

If your horse gains weight eating air, founders on grass every spring, and has a cresty neck, he could be insulin resistant. Insulin resistance is part of an equine health issue called Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS).

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Hard Keeper Help?

Reader’s question about why her Thoroughbred horse (stallion) won’t put on weight despite excellent care, and a veterinarian’s response discussing nutritional management, veterinary examinations, and genetics.

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SmartPak Presents Talk on Managing Hard Keepers

Horse owners gathered Feb. 20 at the SmartPak Retail Store in Natick, Mass., to hear a lecture on keeping weight on a hard keeper, presented by Lydia Gray, DVM, MA, medical director/staff veterinarian for SmartPak.

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