Considering that many diagnostic tools used to identify a neurological condition in horses are either invasive or costly, one group of researchers found a better option: phosphorylated neurofilament H.
Researchers recently identified a specific type of protein called glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide as a potential therapeutic target for horses with insulin dysregulation.
Equine metabolic syndrome refers to a set of factors, including obesity, insulin resistance, and a tendency toward laminitis. Horse owners that recognize these signs early may stave off the effects of the disease.
How can I nutritionally support my horse that is being treated for Lyme disease?
Not all ticks are capable of transmitting Lyme disease to you or your horses. But why wait and see if those tick-ing time bombs are the “right” kind? Consider these four methods of protecting your horse against tick-borne diseases.
Is there such a thing as too much vitamin E for a horse with a history of EPM?
Occasionally, and often inexplicably, a horse will lose its ability to sweat, a condition known as anhidrosis. As with humans, sweating among horses is key to thermoregulation, so anhidrotic horses pose significant challenges for their owners.
According to a recent study, many horses need more than just corticosteroid anti-inflammatories to improve airway health.
My gelding is a master at removing his grazing muzzle. He has a history of laminitis. What can I do nutritionally to ward off laminitis, especially when he's channeling Houdini?
In many cases, prompt treatment of laminitis maximizes the chances of a positive outcome. But according to a recent study, only about half of horse owners can correctly identify laminitis in their horses.
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