Several studies also show that vitamin D supports the immune system, especially when confronted with respiratory illnesses such as inflammatory airway disease and influenza. One recently published study in human subjects, however, questioned this theory.
An age-old question: can joint supplements really help my horse?
Although most equine athletes will quickly recover after exercise, many owners elect to expedite the process through nutrition and nutritional supplements.
Can you suggest a nutritional approach to increase my old gelding's soundness while preventing hives?
According to a new study, a simple test that measures matrix metalloproteinases could help horses with recurrent airway obstruction.
According to a group of researchers, haptoglobin may be just the metric horse owners and veterinarians need to track joint inflammation in horses.
My gelding has shelly, crumbly hooves that are prone to abscesses and white-line infections. What can I do?
Obstruction of the esophagus by food or other materials is referred to in the equine world as choke. Horses with choke are fairly easy to recognize.
In a recent study, horses were offered omeprazole in gastro-resistant granules rather than a paste under the impression that different formulations might work better in the gastric region, as previous studies have shown.
The build up, excitement, and long hours of preparing for equine competitions often obscure the stress that horses endure traveling to and from such events. Most modern and reliable transporters take many factors into consideration, carefully assessing the health of horses before, during, and after transport.
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