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Researchers found that feeding a certain prebiotic product prior to transport and exercise reduced dysbiosis and leaky gut syndrome.Read More
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Risks Associated With Feeding Horses Traditional Bran Mashes
by Clair Thunes, PhD | Feb 15, 2023
While steeped in tradition, feeding bran mashes can cause GI distress in horses. Learn why, and discover alternatives.Read More
Horse Behavior and the Microbiome: What’s the Connection?
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Feb 3, 2023
Is your horse’s diet and microbiome to blame for bad behavior? In this article we’ll break down the research.Read More
Pain, Behavioral, or Both?
by Erica Larson | Dec 31, 2022
Often, a horse’s behavior problems are rooted in either pain or incomplete training. Here’s what to consider.Read More
Right Dorsal Colitis in Horses: Similar to Cystic Fibrosis?
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Dec 27, 2022
One researcher assessed the physiologic mechanisms of this type of colic and found they share similarities with cystic fibrosis in humans.Read More
Why Should We Feed Horses Forage First?
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Nov 28, 2022
Learn how various components of the horse’s GI tract evolved to consume forage, and feed accordingly to prevent issues.Read More
Manipulating the Equine Microbiome
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Sep 30, 2022
Recent study results suggest dietary changes can alter horses’ intestinal microbiome to their benefit.Read More
Young Horse Digestive Health
by Shannon Pratt-Phillips, MSc, PhD | Sep 28, 2022
Understanding how your growing foal’s digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems.Read More
Focus on Diet for a Healthy Equine Microbiome
by Shoshana Rudski | Sep 22, 2022
Evaluating what your horse is eating, and making gradual changes, can promote a healthier gastrointestinal microbiome.Read More
How Does the Equine GI Tract Work?
by The Horse Staff | Sep 21, 2022
Discover how each region of your horse’s digestive system works in this visual guide.Read More