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KERx EquiShure Helps with Digestive Upsets

KERx EquiShure Helps with Digestive Upsets

EquiShure, a product developed by Kentucky Equine Research (KER), is designed to encourage proper digestion and absorption of nutrients to stabilize hindgut pH.

Nutrition

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Nutrition of Mares in Late Pregnancy

As a mare's pregnancy advances to the last three or four months owners should re-evaluate feeding strategies to support the upswing in energy and other nutrients necessary for rapid growth of the fetus.

KER Research

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How Do Dietary Fat and Starch Affect Tying-Up in Horses?

This study was performed to determine if the glucose, insulin, and cortisol responses to isocaloric diets varying in fat and NSC availability differ in fit vs. unfit Thoroughbreds with recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis.

Health

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Deworming

Researchers Study New Approach for Deworming Horses

Common internal parasites, like roundworms and strongyles, are becoming resistant to a number of the deworming products currently available for horses, according to researchers.

General Interest

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Arthritic Horses May Benefit from Urology Gel

A study conducted in Denmark showed evidence that equine arthritis pain may be reduced by joint injections of polyacrylamide hydrogel.