Recent News for Nutrition

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Disease Prevalence in Older Horses Examined

August 07, 2011

Researchers examine the prevalence of disease and which ailments are most common in older horses.... Read More

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Hay Shortage Hits Texas

August 05, 2011

As Texas battles extreme drought, horse owners struggle to get their hands on enough hay for their horses.... Read More

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Gastrointestinal Problems in the Foal

August 03, 2011

Meconium impaction, ulcers, diarrhea, and other GI problems can arise in foals.... Read More

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The Aging Horse

August 01, 2011

We'll explore how the horse's body systems age and what to look out for in your equine senior citizen.... Read More

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Toxic Blue-Green Algae Forces Trail Event Cancellation

August 01, 2011

A competitive trail riding event in Kansas was canceled due to blue-green algae in Big Hill Reservoir. ... Read More

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The Long and Short of Horse Trailering

August 01, 2011

In true summer riding season fashion, horse owners are heading down the road to trail rides and shows. ... Read More

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Emerging Osteoarthritis Therapies

August 01, 2011

Supplements, polysulfated glycosaminoglycans, and regenerative medicines are some approaches for treating OA.... Read More

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Blue Plate Special: Senior Horse Nutrition

August 01, 2011

Develop your senior horse's diet with geriatric conditions and challenges in mind.... Read More

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The Science Behind Equine Nutritional Supplements

August 01, 2011

Which equine nutritional supplements have the research to back up their claims?... Read More

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The Secrets of Longevity

August 01, 2011

With horses now living well into their 20s and 30s, owners need to implement care and management practices tha... Read More

Hosing your horse off with cold water is a good way to help them stay cool in the hot summer months.

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Hot Weather Calls for Cool Care of Your Horse

July 31, 2011

For riding enthusiasts, summertime necessitates paying extra attention to your horse's physical needs.... Read More

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Researchers Examine Link Between Obesity, Laminitis, and EMS

July 27, 2011

Is inflammation involved in chronic laminitis development in horses with equine metabolic syndrome? ... Read More

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UC Davis to Partner with APHA for Genetic Testing

July 25, 2011

The APHA has introduced the University of California, Davis, as its official genetic testing provider. ... Read More

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Pasture Weeds Video Wins American Horse Publications Award

July 24, 2011

William W. Witt, PhD, was featured in a video produced by TheHorse.com that won third place at the American ... Read More

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Toxin Topic: Snakebites and Horses

July 23, 2011

The long hot days of summer bring an increased snakebite risk to all animals, including horses. ... Read More

McCulley and her team use infrared radiant heaters to warm the air to study how climate change could affect Kentucky pastures' composition and what those changes could mean for forage quality.

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Climate Change's Effects on Kentucky Horse Pastures

July 22, 2011

Rebecca McCulley, PhD, is studying how climate change could affect Kentucky pastures' composition and what ... Read More

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Hay Producers: Quality Second Cutting Still Likely

July 21, 2011

Exceptionally wet weather delayed hay cutting this spring, but producers likely still have time to grow and...... Read More

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Using Nutrition to Prevent and Manage Equine Disease

July 19, 2011

Adjusting what a horse consumes can help prevent or squelch some equine ailments.... Read More

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Minimize Laminitis Risks

July 18, 2011

As lush summer grass grows, unfortunately so does your horse's risk for laminitis. ... Read More

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Alltech Debuts KnowMycotoxins.com

July 16, 2011

Alltech's KnowMycotoxins.com now offers a fresh take on conquering the challenge of mycotoxins. The website ... Read More

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Enteric Bacteria: Can Healthy Horses be Carriers?

July 11, 2011

Could a healthy horse in one's own backyard be a disease risk for other horses?... Read More

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Calcium and Phosphorus Ratios in Equine Diets

July 08, 2011

Ensuring your horse maintains a balanced calcium and phosphorus ratio in his diet is critical, as horses with ... Read More

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Equine Educational Sessions Slated for MSU Ag Expo

July 04, 2011

Education has always been at the heart of the annual Michigan State University (MSU) Ag Expo. Whether it's a ... Read More

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Understanding Electrolyte Formulas

July 02, 2011

Proper electrolyte balance and hydration should be a main priority for horse owners. In stressful situations, ... Read More

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The Many Faces of Colic

July 01, 2011

Considering the length and volume of the equine digestive system, it’s little wonde... Read More