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Feeds for Carb Sensitive Horses and Weight Control

By carb I am referring to hydrolyzable carbohydrate digested to glucose in the small intestine. This includes starch and the sugar/ESC (ethanol soluble carbohydrates) fractions on an analysis. These are the carbs that elevated glucose and cause an insulin response. … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Sources

Flax.  Fish oil.  Chia.  Krill.  Algae.  By the time I write this there could be another source, also claiming to be the best for some reason.  Do you need to supplement omega-3 fatty acids?  If so, which source is best? … Continue reading

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Food Pyra-what?

Whether you are horse or human, you must be conscious of what you eat.  With processed foods and feeds gaining popularity due to its convenience and affordability,  many of us have lost sight of the very foundation of healthy eating habits, … Continue reading

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