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Saratoga Successes for KERx Customers

Saratoga Successes for KERx Customers

Trainers utilizing KERx: Special Needs Nutrition products are having a strong meet at Saratoga.

Nutrition

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horse feed ingredients

Horse Feed Ingredients: Lupins

Lupins are leguminous seeds, similar to peas or beans, often used in horse feeds, especially in Australia. Sometimes called lupin beans, two major varieties exist, the bitter and the sweet.

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.