Recent News for Supplements


Healthy Horse Treats

December 25, 2015

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


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Christine Latham

December 19, 2015

Latham is researching amino acid supplementation's effects on whole body and muscle protein synthesis in aged horses.... Read More


Winter Worries: Plan Ahead for Common Cold-Weather Problems

November 30, 2015

Take steps to help ensure your horse has everything he needs to stay healthy and happy when the weather changes.... Read More


Are Dietary Fibrolytic Enzymes Helpful for Horses?

November 29, 2015

Adding supplementary fibrolytic enzymes to horses' diets could help maximize digestibility and nutrient utilization.... Read More


Tips on Caring for Senior Horses During Winter

November 25, 2015

From managing joint health to nutrition and dental issues, learn how to help your old horse conquer the cold.... Read More


Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

November 22, 2015

Consider having your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse before winter arrives.... Read More


Equine Nutrition Tips for the New Year

November 15, 2015

Work with your veterinarian or equine nutritionist to ensure your horse's diet is balanced heading into the new year.... Read More


Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Benefit Horses With Osteoarthritis

November 04, 2015

Recent study results support the hypothesis that omega-3s could modify a joint's response to inflammation.... Read More


Identifying Unhealthy Horse Feed and Supplement Ingredients

November 02, 2015

Dr. Clair Thunes explains what certain feed label terms mean and how to spot potential trouble. ... Read More


Linseed Oil, Vitamin E Help Improve Cooled Semen Quality

October 31, 2015

Adding these supplements to stallions' diets could help counteract the phenomenon of lower sperm quality in the winter.... Read More


Can Fat Help Horses Gain Weight in Winter?

October 19, 2015

Find out how to safely feed horses fat and if it's a good weight-gain solution.... Read More


Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More


Equine Ration Balancer Pellets Explained

September 06, 2015

When fed with forage, ration balancer pellets supplement equine diets without excess calories. ... Read More


UK Strongly Represented at the ESS Symposium

July 24, 2015

The symposium featured research on equine nutrition, exercise physiology, reproduction, management, and more.... Read More


Are Plant-Based Horse Vaccines on the Horizon?

July 19, 2015

Horses might someday be able to consume plant-based products designed to prevent and fight infections, researchers say.... Read More


The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 25, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More


Study: Magnesium Could Have Calming Effects

May 08, 2015

A recent study showed that magnesium supplementation can significantly slow horses' reaction speed responses.... Read More


Tips for Managing Horses on Spring Pastures

May 02, 2015

Here are some tips to remember to help your horse stay happy and healthy when consuming this spring's lush pasture.... Read More


Owner-Reported Response to Headshaking Treatments

April 13, 2015

From fly masks and nose nets to antihistamines and supplements, find out which headshaking treatments worked best.... Read More


Could Milk Thistle and Silymarin Prevent Laminitis?

March 14, 2015

Recent studies suggest these two agents could help counteract the effects of endotoxins on lamellar tissue.... Read More


Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers

March 01, 2015

Researchers found that one supplement was not inferior to omeprazole in several areas in their study.... Read More


What's in a Supplement?

February 02, 2015

Here's what current research, or lack thereof, is telling us about common equine supplement ingredients.... Read More


Can I Give My Horse Biotin Supplements Designed for Humans?

January 26, 2015

Find out how biotin might help hoof and haircoat. ... Read More


Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2014

January 21, 2015

Studies covered stem cells, nerve blocks, respiratory issues, joint supplements, kissing spines treatments, and more.... Read More


Psyllium, Magnesium Sulfate's Sand Clearing Ability Studied

January 15, 2015

A psyllium/magnesium sulfate combination appears safe and effective for helping horses evacuate sand from their colons.... Read More