Recent News for Sports Nutrition

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Studying Energy Expenditure for Equine Nutrition Precision

June 23, 2013

Researchers are working toward formulating nutritional recommendations for specific types of equine activity.... 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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Adequan Availability could be Limited in Coming Months

May 13, 2013

Supplies of Adequan i.m. are expected to be limited in the coming months due to factory renovations.... Read More

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Insulin Resistance and Iron Overload

April 23, 2013

How can you reduce iron overload in horses that already are insulin resistant and have foundered?... 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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Supplement to Support Post-Surgical Joint Health (AAEP 2012)

March 31, 2013

A supplement fed after osteochondral fragment removal could help reduce post-surgical joint inflammation.... Read More

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Joint Supplement Choices

February 01, 2013

Nutraceuticals such as joint supplements have become popular preventative therapies for equine osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Univ. of Edinburgh Online Equine Nutrition Course Begins Jan. 28

January 11, 2013

More than 10,000 individuals have already signed up to take part in the course on horse nutrition.... Read More

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Creating a Sustainable Equine Athlete

November 23, 2012

Paying attention to certain, sometimes minute, details can help horses enjoy longer athletic careers.... Read More

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Feed Tags: Four Components to Evaluate

November 04, 2012

Pay special attention to the purpose statement, guaranteed analysis, ingredients, and directions for use.... Read More

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Supplementing Wisely

November 01, 2012

Assess your horse's overall diet, nutrient needs, health status, and workload before supplementing him.... Read More

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Omega Basics: Easy as 1, 2, 3

September 08, 2012

Fats increase energy density of diets and are necessary to metabolize fat-soluble vitamins.... Read More

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Forage-Only Diet for Performance Horses Evaluated

August 01, 2012

Recent study results suggest that forage-only diets could hold benefits for performance horses.... Read More

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Managing Equine Cushing's Disease

June 01, 2012

Certain feeding strategies can help your horse weather equine Cushing's disease.... Read More

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Similar but Different: Equine Cushing's Disease and EMS

June 01, 2012

Test for the common endocrine disorders Cushing's disease and equine metabolic syndrome and treat accordingly.... Read More

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Selenium and Vitamin E to Alleviate Signs of Tying Up

May 20, 2012

Selenium and vitamin E work together to alleviate muscle damage and signs of tying up in horses.... Read More

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Caring for the Disciplines, Part 2: English Sport Horses

May 01, 2012

Manage eventers, dressage horses, and hunter/jumpers carefully to avoid soft tissue injury and lameness.... Read More

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Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

April 20, 2012

One researcher relayed that it could be possible to identify horses at risk for injury before accidents occur.... Read More

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Commentary: Considerations for the IR Horse

March 11, 2012

Eleanor Kellon, VMD, of Uckele Health & Nutrition, shares her thoughts on insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Top Medicine Studies of 2011 (AAEP 2011)

February 15, 2012

A wrap-up of the most important, interesting, or applicable studies to equine medicine from Dr. Steve Reed.... Read More

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Equine Metabolism

February 01, 2012

The horse's metabolic processes provide the body with the fuels it needs to sustain itself.... Read More

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Supplementation Strategies for Performance Horses

January 08, 2012

Performance horses need customized diets to meet their energy requirements, as hay alone likely won't suffice.... Read More

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Bioniche Receives Regulatory Approval for Equine Supplement

October 30, 2011

Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate accepted the low molecular weight hyaluronate sodium product.... Read More

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Green-Lipped Mussel Product Beneficial for Horses with OA

October 09, 2011

A green-lipped mussel-derived product could be useful for combating some signs of osteoarthritis in horses.... Read More

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Risk Factors for Elimination During Endurance Rides Examined

September 21, 2011

Researchers examined which factors--such as lameness--prompt endurance horses' elimination from competition.... Read More