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Exercise and Gut Health in the Heat

From trail riding to endurance, lessons to racing, exercise in the heat has effects on the digestive tract. Intensity of work is related to how much heat is generated during exercise but intensity is relative. Activity easily handled by a … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning Winter Feeding

Plenty is written every year about the basics of winter feeding, including: Lots of hay/fiber Increase calories to compensate for energy lost staying warm Feed salt Constant water at a comfortable temperature for drinking These things are critically important for … Continue reading

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The Skinny Older Horse

Impending winter weather and loss of good pasture make all owners of thin senior horses anxious.  Some things to consider when a horse is underweight span all age groups, but seniors have additional considerations. Transverse ridges on the chewing surface … Continue reading

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ABC of Joint Nutraceuticals

It’s been about three decades since the first oral joint support supplement came on the market, a chondroitin sulfate product.  This was followed by glucosamine (as a sulfate or chloride) and hyaluronic acid aka hyaluronate or hyaluronan.  This is the … Continue reading

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