Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fall Laminitis

There are many possible causes of laminitis but the vast majority of cases have a hormonal/endocrine root.  There is a peak in the spring, related to grazing young high sugar growths of grass.  A second peak occurs in the fall, … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Immune System is the Gut

The function of the immune system is to protect the body from outside organisms and substances that may harm it.  It should be no surprise then that mucus membranes lining all the portals of the body open to the world … Continue reading

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Hay Analysis

If you could pick between a feed with a balanced complement of vitamins and minerals, known adequate protein or one deficient in several minerals, excessively high in others with unknown protein which would you choose? When you feed hay without … Continue reading

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Opinions

There’s a saying that opinions are like noses – everybody has one.  Not very respectful but not a bad place to start in evaluating opinions, including our own. Another good one is that the right to have an opinion does … Continue reading

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