Can I use alfalfa (lucerne) pellets to help nourish my racehorses?
Could digestive discomfort cause cribbing in my yearling filly?
What is the best way to keep your horse's gastrointestinal tract in tip-top shape?
Although the concept of digestion might be obvious to most horse owners, the idea of digestibility may be more elusive. Further, why horse owners need to know about the digestibility could also be somewhat unclear.
My show hunter needs more weight, stat! Can you help?
From loss of body mass to the onset and progression of organ dysfunction, including the dental, neurological, immunological, and other body systems, going gray isn’t always graceful.
Vaccination plays a key role in protecting horses against important contagious and mosquito-borne diseases. Can you help your horse’s immune system respond to those vaccines for ultimate protection against disease?
Manufacturers of prebiotics and probiotics suggest that these supplements benefit horses by maintaining or restoring the health of the bacteria, parasites, fungi, and yeast that make up the equine intestinal microbiome. But does science support the use of these in horses?
Recent research in humans suggests that alterations in the intestinal microbiome—the community of microorganisms that exist in the large intestine—could contribute to endocrine upheaval.
Lack of appetite and pain are often linked, but the extent of the association seems to depend on the individual horse.
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