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Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

Common-Sense Equine Nutrition

Do all the supplements, concentrates, and forages on the market have you confused about what’s best to feed your horse? Learn what your horse really needs to eat from equine nutritionist and consultant, Dr. Clair Thunes.

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Insulin Resistance

Equine Insulin Resistance is a reduction in sensitivity to insulin that decreases the ability of glucose to be transported into the body’s cells from the bloodstream.

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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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antioxidants for horses

The Role of Antioxidants for Horses

Antioxidants (which include vitamins E, C, and A, selenium, glutathione, lipoic acid, coenzyme Q10, and isoflavins) act to stabilize free radicals and halt oxidative damage. Here’s a look at how they function.

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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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