While bacteria are frequently blamed for foal diarrhea, the underlying cause remains unclear in many cases. Recently, researchers suggest that dysbiosis, an alteration in the intestinal microbiota, could contribute to the problem.
My aged mare has longstanding diarrhea. Can EquiShure help?
While vitamin D gets the lion’s share of attention for equine bone health, other vitamins are just as important, including vitamins A, C, and K.
Specific to animals, including horses, elephant root reportedly manages internal and external parasites, improves poor appetites, reduces coughing and diarrhea, and helps clear retained placentas.
According to a group of scientists, aloe vera isn’t just soothing for burnt or irritated skin but also potentially beneficial for protecting the sensitive lining of the stomach.
Recent research shows that a liquid vitamin E supplement may be more beneficial than a powdered formulation.
The two most common questions about electrolyte supplements include what type of product is best and how much electrolyte should be fed.
My old mare has some food sensitivities that make nourishing her difficult. Can you help me with a weight-gain ration for her?
Joint supplements continue to lead the way in nutritional supplement sales, with the majority of horses involved in competition receiving these products. Much of the research conducted in this field involves analyzing one or two ingredients only, and studies involving combinations of products remain scarce.
Performance horses require more calories per day than pleasure horses or horses used for light or moderate work. Researchers suggest adding “high-energy” forage to diets to help meet the calorie demands of equine athletes.
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