To prevent EPM, opossums should be kept out of the barn and especially away from sources of hay, feed, and water.
Nutrition often plays an important role in the onset of developmental orthopedic disease (DOD) in horses.
<p> I feed a balancer pellet and a well-known commercial hoof supplement to my retired gelding? Could I be oversupplementing certain nutrients?</p>
Vitamin K status should be considered in the analysis of bone disorders in horses.
Vitamins are especially important when a breakdown in tissue occurs due to injury or illness.
Formulating an appropriate diet for a horse with a musculoskeletal injury requires knowledge of protein use within the body.
The macromineral calcium is important for hoof health.
One of the simplest ways to help manage metabolic diseases in horses is through dietary manipulation.
<p> What feeding precautions should be observed after a horse founders?</p>
Omega-3 fatty acids have direct anti-inflammatory actions that can be useful for the treatment of osteoarthritis and lameness.
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