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Equine Probiotics – Where Are We Now?

The World Health Organization definition of probiotic is a live organism which, when consumed in sufficient amount, confers a health benefit The microbiome is the microorganisms inhabiting a specific environment, like the gut. The number, complexity and diversity of organisms … Continue reading

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Modern Day Equine Urban Legends

We can all think of at least one old horse care myth that has been debunked but they continue to be generated to this day.  One of the most persistent is that fructan causes pasture associated laminitis, but I’ve discussed … Continue reading

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Hind Gut Ulcers

It’s difficult to go anywhere online (and probably off) where people are talking about horses without having something come up about hind gut ulcers, symptoms and treatments.  There are even commercial supplements out there, including from companies run by people … Continue reading

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