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University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine researchers have launched a study investigating the genetic and management factors influencing muscle disease in horses. Find out how to get involved.
If you’re starting to see your horse’s ribs, or if he has a less-than-desirable topline, then he might need to build weight or muscle. But what is the difference between adding weight and muscle, and how do you know what your horse needs?
Owning a horse over his lifetime can be rewarding, but you need to be prepared for specific costs related to his care. Learn about recent senior horse research studies and what veterinarians say you should watch for as your horse ages.
Taking a horse from a sedentary state to active working fitness can be a form of rehabilitation. However, there’s no one-size-fits-all program. Learn how to safely transition your horse into an exercise program.