Other Supplements

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Does Your Horse Need a Vitamin Supplement?

September 17, 2014

Vitamins are an important part of a horse's diet. But does your horse need a vitamin supplement? Consider the following.... Read More

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How to Feed Fat to Horses

August 23, 2014

You've got plenty of options to choose from when adding fat to a horse's diet. Here's a rundown of what to consider.... Read More

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Truths and Fallacies about Equine Weight Management

April 21, 2014

Are you trying to help your horse gain or lose weight? Here are some facts and fallacies to consider.... Read More

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Adding Oil to a Horse's Diet

April 12, 2014

When adding oil, keep a careful eye on meeting the horse's total nutrient and energy requirements. ... Read More

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5 Facts about Flax

March 31, 2014

What exactly is flax and how does it benefit the horse? Here are five things to know about flaxseed. ... Read More

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Could a Supplement Ease the Effects of Tying Up?

March 23, 2014

Researchers tested a supplement aimed at alleviating tying-up episodes and muscle damage.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Nutrition Knowledge

March 18, 2014

Of the 1,127 respondents, 225 (20%) indicated they were interesting in learning more about supplements.... Read More

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Micronized Coconut and Onion: A Natural Equine Dewormer?

March 09, 2014

A mixture of micronized coconut and onion decreased fecal egg counts in one population of horses.... Read More

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Feeding Horses to Increase Weight and Body Condition

February 26, 2014

Find out what you need to consider when feeding a horse to increase weight and body condition. ... Read More

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Horse-Approved Homemade Treat Recipes

December 25, 2013

The Horse staff members have compiled and tested four homemade horse treat recipes. ... Read More

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Sorting Through Supplements

October 24, 2013

Tips to help owners make well-informed decisions when purchasing equine supplements. ... Read More

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Safety and Horse Snacks

October 17, 2013

Before you run out and pick up a bag, let's have a look at the various ingredients used to make treats.... Read More

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Omega Fatty Acids: What Do They Do for Horses?

September 30, 2013

Omega-3 and -6 fatty acids must be obtained in sufficient amounts from the diet.... Read More

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Amino Acid Requirements for Horses

September 18, 2013

Learn about the 21 different amino acids your horse needs to build proteins in his body.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Supplement Seal of Approval

August 20, 2013

Of the 396 voters, 61 (15%) indicated they seek the NASC seal and wouldn't purchase a supplement without it.... Read More

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Can Fatty Acid Supplementation Help IR Horses?

August 04, 2013

Supplementation with a certain type of fatty acid appears to improve insulin sensitivity in IR horses. ... Read More

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Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

July 02, 2013

An LSU study found that, after omeprazole treatment, SmartGut Ultra reduced the return of ulcers in horses.... Read More

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Headshaking Supplement Efficacy Tested

July 01, 2013

Researchers found a feed supplement designed to combat headshaking provided little relief to affected horses.... Read More

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Vitamin E Supplementation for Neurologic Disorders

June 27, 2013

One researcher reviews vitamin E supplementation in horses with neurologic disorders.... Read More

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NASC Announces Updated Quality Seal

June 19, 2013

Consumers can expect to see the updated seal on shelves as early as this fall.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics for Horses

April 16, 2013

A study examines the effects of P. acidilactici and S. boulardii-based probiotics on horses.... Read More

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USEF Issues Statement on Supplement Use

April 07, 2013

The USEF issued a statement regarding the use of equine nutritional supplements on April 1. ... Read More

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Exercise, Nutritional Supplement's Effects on Inflammation

March 29, 2013

Researchers are closer to helping owners and trainers identify if a horse is at risk for soft tissue injury.... Read More

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Use of Calming Agent in Racehorses Examined

March 28, 2013

Racing officials are taking a close look at the calming agent GABA, which was banned by the USEF in 2012. ... Read More

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Healthy Horse Treats

February 01, 2013

Fed in moderation, most treats won't negatively impact a horse's overall diet.... Read More